Tamar Snyder writing in The Jewish Week: When it comes to attracting young Jews to Jewish programs and events, “free” has become the operative word. ... The problem is that once something is free, people balk at being asked to pay for it. Imagine, for example, if Birthright … [Read more...] about The Unknown Value of ‘Free’
Bronfman Youth Fellowships/BYFI
by Miriam Bader The launch of PresenTense Magazine Issue 9: Philanthropy initiated a stimulating conversation about young Jews and philanthropy at a panel Tuesday night titled “Entitled or Enlightened?”. Cosponsored by PresenTense, The Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel, and … [Read more...] about Entitled or Enlightened?
JT Waldman writing on the JPS Interactive blog: All Quiet on the Philanthropy Front ... As a non-profit professional working on a dynamic new project for an established Jewish organization, I find that funding prospects are few and far between. The cold, hard reality is … [Read more...] about The Never-Ending Fundraising Crunch
Tamar Snyder writing in The Jewish Week: It wasn’t just about the money. That’s what Idit Klein says about the initial $1,000 grant she received from the Bronfman Youth Fellowships’ Alumni Venture Fund in 2004. Klein, the executive director of Keshet, a nonprofit that champions … [Read more...] about Engaging Alumni Reaps Benefits
The Bronfman Youth Fellowships alumni community congratulates the 18 projects funded through the BYFI Alumni Venture Fund in 2008. Adashot - A print publication and web-based resource that engages those who have little or no prior knowledge of Jewish texts by using a Talmudic … [Read more...] about Helping to Shape the Jewish Community and the World