We live in a global village; new endeavors may be hatched in a living room in Monsey and brought to fruition in Jerusalem. Or a California foundation funds an innovative and new project in Buenos Aires or London. As we have learned from Thomas Friedman, we are no strangers to a … [Read more...] about The Next Great Idea, U.K. Style
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
Perhaps you caught a view of his work a few months back. For William Levine, along with Birthright Israel alumna Michelle Citrin were all over the web with their incredibly popular I Gotta' Love You Rosh Hashanah. But deep down, William, aka Ben, is a cartoonist. So it is with … [Read more...] about The Next Level
The rumors are true. Birthright Israel's newest innovation, the Israelity Tour is bringing the best of contemporary Israeli music to the West Coast in February for a concert tour. Concerts and Mifgashim Featuring Subliminal and the T.A.C.T. Family With … [Read more...] about West Coast Meets Middle East
We first met her at a special performance in Nashville during the GA. Now, Grammy Award-winning musician Miri Ben-Ari, the Israeli "hip hop violinist" who is best known for her collaborations with artists Kanye West and Jay Z, was awarded the first annual Martin Luther King, Jr. … [Read more...] about Hip-hop Comes to Beit Hanassi
Facing Internal Unrest, the UJC is taking flak from an "Insider Blog". On the heels of yesterday's upbeat announcement on 2007 fundraising income comes public word of the dissension that has been brewing in the UJC/Federation system. In a front page article in this week's … [Read more...] about Federation Heads Meeting To Discuss Future of Troubled Umbrella Group