by David Cygielman Innovation has certainly been a very popular buzzword over the past two years. Not just in the Jewish community, but in every aspect of promotion and advertising, we continue to hear about the benefits of innovation. Ranging from car commercials to the … [Read more...] about The Innovation Buzzword?
by Jonathan D. Sarna I last visited Russia in 1986. I came then, along with the late Judaic studies scholar Benny Kraut, to meet with refuseniks, the courageous Jews who demanded the right to emigrate to Israel. Our activities were covert, and during the course of a single … [Read more...] about Revisiting Jewish Moscow after 25 Years
Moishe House, an international network of vibrant home-based communities for young adults, recently opened a house in Moscow, the fourth in the Former Soviet Union (FSU). The Moscow House is joined by one in Kiev and one in Gomel, all of which opened this fall, and a house in … [Read more...] about Moishe House Expands to the Former Soviet Union
During the third quarter of 2010, Rose Community Foundation awarded 110 grants totaling more than $2.3 million. Of this amount, $2,119,743 was awarded for 54 grants from Rose Community Foundation’s program areas to nonprofit organizations, government agencies and projects that s … [Read more...] about Rose Community Foundation Announces New Grants
David Cygielman and Eva Stern were named the 2010 winners of the Young Professional Award of the Jewish Communal Service Association. The Award, the most prestigious honor for young professionals in Jewish community service, will be presented at the General Assembly of the … [Read more...] about Top Young Community Professionals Selected for 2010 Award