Birthright Israel - the 10 day trip that has changed lives and has the potential to change the make-up of the Diaspora - has achieved much in the past ten years; but what of the future? The winter cohort of Birthright visitors is winding down. They're going ahead with spring … [Read more...] about $500m and Counting
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
While we are on the subject of Birthright Israel, a new documentary, Soul Tripping, has just been released by Jerusalem based Go2Films. Photographed in the US and Israel, this hour-long documentary follows three young American Jews as they make the journey and seek to … [Read more...] about To Be Actively Jewish
from The London Jewish Chronicle: Why Limmud is now the festival of festivals In little under 30 years, the Limmud winter conference has grown from a small retreat for Jewish educators in the UK over Christmas into an international phenomenon. The conference itself may … [Read more...] about Limmud UK: An International Phenomenon
With all the buzz about the new media, one very “old school” communications tool—the press release—remains a fundamental tool for attracting media attention and getting them to write about you. However, now in addition to writing in a traditional press release format you need to t … [Read more...] about Is Your Press Release Web-Ready?
Some thoughts from The EHL Consulting Group: As we begin 2009, we pause to look back briefly on 2008 and to make some suggestions and observations regarding the US philanthropic marketplace. The most important (and most difficult) recommendation requires you to, perhaps, be … [Read more...] about Putting it in Perspective