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:
Across the Pond
When JW3 first opened its gates at the end of September 2013, the aim was to welcome in 60-65,000 visitors across its bridge every year. A week before celebrating five years of outstanding Jewish community building, culture, theatre, cinema, music, art, family events, summer schemes, social action, classes, world-class talks, interfaith events and more, JW3 welcomd the record-breaking one millionth visit through the doors, on Friday September … [Read more...] about London’s JW3 Celebrates 1 millionth Visitor
By Daniela Greiber A two-hour ride north east of Stockholm takes you to Glamsta summer camp, the crown jewel of the Swedish Jewish community. In consecutive operation for 109 years, Glamsta invokes cherished memories for most Swedish Jews. As the camp director showed me around in July, he pointed at a picture of his mother as a chanicha in the 1960s and showed me a carving on a door that he made as a chanich in the late 80s. Today, the site … [Read more...] about Four Site Visits and Some Thoughts on European Jewish Camping
By Kate Goldberg [Editor's note: While this essay isn in response to specific updated legal requirements in both the UK and EU, the important issues of funder governance raised are applicable world-wide.] After the very public collapse of Kids' Company in 2015 and more recently the Oxfam and Save the Children crises, concerns over public confidence in the nonprofit sector have resulted in a firmer hand from the UK charity regulators. As a … [Read more...] about Governance – Are We Getting it Right?