UJA-Federation of NY is accepting applications for the YESH Institute for Newish Jewish Professionals. YESH is UJA Federation's newest professional development program, and is designed for professionals who’ve been working in the Jewish nonprofit sector for 2-4 years. Individuals who work in the Jewish nonprofit world - including in synagogues, local JCCs or international nonprofits - in New York, Westchester, and Long Island are … [Read more...] about UJA-Fed NY Launches YESH Institute for Newish Jewish Professionals
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By Marc Gary and Rabbi Julia Andelman When JTS alum Rabbi Gil Steinlauf felt the Jewish community wasn’t doing enough to cultivate young LGBTQ members as Jewish leaders, he decided to take matters into his own hands. As the former head rabbi of Adas Israel, the largest and oldest Conservative synagogue in Washington, DC, he put his experience to work by creating Hineni Jewish LGBTQ Leadership Seminars, a groundbreaking program that is … [Read more...] about Seeds of Innovation: Recognizing and Rewarding Innovation Within the JTS Alumni Community
By Una Osili and Sasha Zarins Following years of steady growth that has tracked the performance of a generally healthy economy, U.S. charitable giving has reached an all-time high at a time when the share of Americans who make donations is falling. But as a lead researcher and an author of the latest Giving USA report, which the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy researches and writes in partnership with the Giving USA … [Read more...] about Fewer Americans are Giving Money to Charity but Total Donations are at Record Levels Anyway
By David Phillips and David Raphael The departure of an Executive Director can be a time of opportunity and challenge (or both) for an organization to take stock, reflect and seek new goals and future strategies. Conversely, some transitions can leave an organization vulnerable and unstable. Regardless of which circumstance befalls the organization so much rides on the recruitment of a new leader. We believe that there are times when, contrary … [Read more...] about Valuing an Interim Executive – An Option Worth Considering!
This post is a part of Foundation for Jewish Camp’s summer blog series “Because of Jewish Camp.” Each week, we will be featuring personal reflections from camp parents, staff, and alumni exemplifying the ways that Jewish camp impacted their lives. Follow along all summer long, and share how Jewish camp impacted your life! Tell us your story in the comments, on Facebook, or tweet @JewishCamp using the hashtag #JewishCamp. ***** Summer is for … [Read more...] about Summer is for Shattering the Glass Ceiling
With the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. as a backdrop, the German delegation met with the Claims Conference negotiating delegation and heard first-hand testimony from survivors about the critical need for funding increases. The negotiations resulted in a €75 million ($87.75 million) increase in funding for social welfare services for Holocaust survivors, bringing total global allocations for 2019 to €480 ($564 million). In … [Read more...] about Holocaust Survivors to Receive Increased Social Services