Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) has announced the second round of UK grants this year. Building on early success of its partnership with Moishe House and PJ Library to help them dramatically increase successful global models of engagement in the UK, GPG’s strategy now is also focused on driving growth by funding key organizations that already serve as pillars of Jewish community life. In addition to providing strategic funding, GPG is also … [Read more...] about Genesis Philanthropy Group announces ‘Big Push’ to Fund the Growth of Pivotal UK Jewish Community Organizations
Michael Wegier has announced he will leave the U.K.'s United Jewish Israel Appeal in February after six and a half years as chief executive.
UJIA (United Jewish Israel Appeal) is based in London and sometimes referred to by Americans as the U.K.'s Federation.
Prior to joining UJIA as CEO, Weiger was head of the Melitz Institute in Jerusalem for five years. … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
The UK Jewish community focuses resources on ‘safeguarding,’ but some say it isn’t enough By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy A year before the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault swept the American nation and the internet, the Jewish community of the United Kingdom was struck with an alarming fact: In 2016, more than 58,000 children in the UK were identified as needing protection from different forms of abuse, … [Read more...] about ‘We Are Not Waiting’
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum launched its Forever Project to MPs at the House of Commons. The Forever Project uses life-sized, 3D interactive technology to enable people to not only to hear and see Holocaust survivors, but to ask them questions and get answers. MPs and guests at the event had the chance to interact with Holocaust survivors through the 3D digital technology. The aim of Forever is to preserve the voice of … [Read more...] about Holocaust Survivors visit Parliament in the form of a 3D Interactive Project
Nicky Goldman has been named Chief Executive of the U.K.'s Jewish Volunteering Network (JVN).
Nicky is currently Executive Director of Lead, a division of the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC).
JVN is the U.K.’s leading charity focussing on volunteers and volunteering. Aside from its core function of matching volunteers to volunteering opportunities, it also takes a principal role in fostering good practice in volunteer management within … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
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