Young Adam Silverman, whose family are members of Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan, hit the big time at his Bar Mitzvah. At least he must have, for Adam was able to make a gift from his Bar Mitzvah stash of over $40,000 to JAFI's athletics and tennis activities for Ethiopian … [Read more...] about Go Adam!
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
About seven years ago, through an initiative funded by Star Synaplex, I was introduced one Shabbat to an incredible musical ensemble who identified themselves as Shabbat Unplugged. Populated by a group of RRC students and educators, their mantra is to Experience Shabbat Like … [Read more...] about Internet Kavanah
As we prepare to usher in 2008, just a few "tidbits from Dan" to keep in mind while we set the stage to execute our organizations', and our own, plans for the year. Mark your calendar for the end of December '08 and come back and check these four little sentences out and see how … [Read more...] about Focus On What You’re Good At
Make your project ideas real this summer in Jerualem Are you an entrepreneur who cares deeply about the future of the Jewish People? A hacker, programmer, educator, social activist--a rapper, a painter or a biotech visionary who wants to make an impact on the world? Then come … [Read more...] about Turn Your Dream Project Into Reality
The business card he handed me a few weeks back was sleek, creative, different and expensive to produce. Just like the ultra-hip and glitzy premises I had been given a tour of earlier. He neither introduced himself as Rabbi; nor does his business card indicate such. The … [Read more...] about Mendy Vogel, Where Are You?