By Faustine Sigal It starts like a joke, or perhaps a text from the haggadah… A Russian, a Czech, an American, two British, an Uruguayan, an Argentinian and a French were sitting in the countryside, in the outskirts of Paris. The whole morning, they were discussing attributes o … [Read more...] about Moishe House: (How) is our Jewish Learning Different from all the Other Jewish Learnings?
By David Cygielman The Jewish community has made a big bet. In the past five years, we have seen a huge surge in the investment of fellowships and convenings designed to train and support leaders. Talent development is core to building a strong Jewish community, so logically, … [Read more...] about Investing in Leaders
By Jeremy Wood Eight months after Hurricane Harvey swept through Houston, the major news networks’ focus has moved on. Yet amid national silence, the local crisis continues, festering like the mold behind flooded walls that were covered up too quickly while their foundations r … [Read more...] about How we Answer the Storm in Houston
By Rabbi George Wielechowski and David Cygielman
Larry Fink may have been a rabbi in a former life.
Larry Fink, as many of you probably know, is the CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest investment manager, with $5.7 trillion under management. Mr. Fink writes a yearly l … [Read more...] about Embracing The Responsibility to Drive Change
Open Dor Project Announces Second Cohort
By Jen Rosen There are those who say millennials are ruining, among other things, the workforce, the traditional synagogue structure, department stores and, worst of all for those of us in the nonprofit sector, philanthropy. They’re not giving money, they’re not becoming mem … [Read more...] about Young Adults Do Want To Participate In Philanthropy and It’s Our Job To Ask