Special Report from the World Economic Forum by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz It has been hard not to notice that speaker after speaker here in Davos are men. Where are the women in these conversations? This year, for the first time, the World Economic Forum introduced a gender … [Read more...] about Where are the Women in the Global Future Discourse?
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Back in August, UJC/Federations of North America launched the Jewish Community Heroes Awards. The initiative - the largest-ever Jewish social-networking effort - was designed to recognize, and honor, individuals who are bettering their communities through service and … [Read more...] about What Makes a Community Hero?
by Talia Cottrell Furleiter Maimonides, writing in 12th-century Egypt, could not have imagined the extension of loans beyond the limits of one’s own community and immediate surroundings. Even 25 years ago, if a Jew living in New York wanted to personally help the people living … [Read more...] about Every Little Bit Counts: Microfinancing in the Jewish Tradition