To connect the global Jewish community for its first Passover in the age of social distancing, JDC is deploying special online and digital holiday tools to strengthen community and help Jews in isolation reach their families, friends, and wider Jewish world. These offerings … [Read more...] about JDC Deploying Digital Passover Resources to Connect Global Jewish Community
Danny (Rabbi at Temple Shir Tikva): When I think about the Hebrew words for synagogue most of them feel insufficient. We are a Beit Midrash - a house of study, and we’re more than this. We are a Beit Knesset - a house of gathering, and we’re more than this. And we are a Beit Te … [Read more...] about MWCOLLAB – A Jewish Communal Workspace in the Synagogue…
By David Farbman In 2012, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, and five Boston-area day schools launched the B’Yadenu project with funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation and the Ruderman Family Foundation. B’Yadenu, which in Heb … [Read more...] about B’Yadenu: A Strategy for Whole School Reform
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation announces its grantees for Initiatives focused on gender lens grant-making both in Miami and in Israel: · The Women’s Amutot Initiative supports programs from the Greater Miami Je … [Read more...] about Greater Miami Jewish Federation announces Gender Lens-focused Grantees
By Cheyenne Paris But Why Anne Frank? Annelies Marie Frank was born in Frankfort, Germany on June 12, 1929. She was welcomed into the world by her mother, Edith, father, Otto, and older sister, Margot. A short fifteen years later, she would die of typhus in Bergen-Belsen … [Read more...] about But Why Anne Frank?