From Generation to Generation an opinion piece by David Sax Last week, my father was looking for help. He’d recently teamed up with an Israeli nonprofit serving the mentally disabled, and wanted to recruit younger Jews to head up outreach in Canada. So naturally, he came to … [Read more...] about Connecting to the Next Generation, Continually
A new generation entering the field of philanthropy brings new blood, new energy and new ideas. While it may feel hard to make room at the table for leaders with fewer years of experience, members of Generations X and Y have a greater understanding of today’s global and connected … [Read more...] about Retaining the Next Generation
from The Fundermentalist: What do the chairs of Hillel and the Jewish Federations of North America have in common? ... According to Kathy Manning, who took over as the JFNA's chairperson back in the fall, the federations are looking at four components of the challenge of … [Read more...] about The Challenge of Connecting With Younger Jews
Recently, a wonderful young leader, Seth Cohen of Atlanta, wrote a blog piece advocating that younger leaders and funders would do well to learn from and not dismiss the wisdom of those whose life experience might provide welcome insights for them. He called that older group … [Read more...] about “WiseGen”…. If Only!
The recession has hastened an affordability crisis and highlighted the perverse refusal of the American Jewish community to look after its own first. Jack Wertheimer writing in Commentary Magazine: The High Cost of Jewish Living The nexus between Jews and money, a … [Read more...] about The Priority of Affordability