By Richard Wexler When I was elected Chairman of my Federation in 1985(!), I was starting at a new law firm and playing father of a young family. I met with my predecessor, one of the greatest of Chicago's leaders and someone I revered, Corky Goodman. I asked Corky where my … [Read more...] about The Jewish Agency and All of Us
The Jewish Agency/JAFI
By Yisrael Gadiel According to The Jerusalem Post on November 5, 2019, a fund affiliated with The Jewish Agency (JAFI) has agreed to provide funding to 50 institutions in 24 countries to upgrade their security. Although this process began in 2012 with the establishment of … [Read more...] about Is The Jewish Agency on the Way to Creating a Foundation for the Jewish People?
By Bob Hyfler "Philosophers have only interpreted the world, the idea however is to change it." No person in history understood and acted on Marx's dictum more than David Ben Gurion. His was an obsession with a single goal - the creation of a Jewish state, modern and … [Read more...] about The Once and Future Greatness of The Jewish Agency for Israel
Teens from Israel, South Africa’s Jewish community, and the Soweto township began a five-day bicycle ride from Johannesburg to Durban this week. You might call it a Tour de Humanity. The 700 kilometer inter-cultural cycling tour - dubbed “Cyclalive” - is being run throu … [Read more...] about P2G Tikun Olam and Unbunto on a Tour de Humanity
By Pnina Agenyahu Within the ever-evolving landscape of relations between Israel and world Jewry, one of the organized Jewish community’s most important lessons in recent years is that a “one size fits all” approach to programming does not suffice. Rather, the success of pro … [Read more...] about Mapping: The Next Frontier in Israel Engagement