by Julia Levy What is worth more to you $1,000 or two hours of your time? As a development professional, ultimately, I am responsible for ensuring that my organization achieves its fundraising goal. However, the process for reaching it is not always a linear path, … [Read more...] about Beyond the Dollar Sign
by Joshua Avedon Seth Cohen recently challenged us to think about 5 key questions facing Jewish innovation. While we hope his excellent analysis continues to spark a broader conversation in the Jewish world, Jumpstart sees a big picture answer emerging to the "How?" issue he … [Read more...] about The Jewish Innovation Pipeline: A Google Chrome OS for New Jewish Organizations?
from The New York Jewish Week: A Divorce in the Birthright Family He noted that Birthright had prohibited him from using the phrase “raise your children Jewish” or encouraging aliyah to Israel. And he said he could no longer promise his free Israel honeymoon gift to brides a … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Momo and Taglit Part Company and More
from the Yale Daily News: Slifka Center hit by Madoff scandal When the Madoff scandal erupted this winter, Yale officials said that the University had no money invested with the disgraced financier. But two positions at the Slifka Center that were funded by a nonprofit … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Odds and Ends
Change is afoot in the Jewish world. As we've written before, several of our global communal organizations are currently undergoing transition at the top. Several more will over the next twelve months. And the one trait in common to every single search appears to be the … [Read more...] about The Missing Ingredient: A Visionary