By Moshe Hecht We see crowdfunding campaigns everywhere, every day. Its prevalence, particularly within the Jewish community, has raised the collective concern of its sustainability. Is crowdfunding, as we know it, a viable and renewable method of fundraising? Or are we … [Read more...] about How Crowdfunding Will Stand the Test of Time
By Moshe Hecht If you already experience a constant sense of contentment, elation, or never-ending bliss no matter what life throws your way, stop reading now. But, if you’re like me (and just a few others), who struggle to find lasting joy and meaning, then grab some p … [Read more...] about Volunteering: The Science of (no cost) Lasting Happiness
By Moshe Hecht You know that scene when Steve Ballmer is sweating like a Jew on a diet in Tishrei. (That’s me by the way. Every. Single. Year.) And he goes into a frantic rant, “Developers, developers, developers!” Here’s the link if you haven't seen it. It’s not something you … [Read more...] about Alumni, Alumni, Alumni!
By Moshe Hecht Rabbi Simon Jacobson is the author of Toward a Meaningful Life and the Director and Founder of the Meaningful Life Center, which helps the average person find meaning in all that they do. Watch the clip or read a synopsis of our conversation … [Read more...] about The Comedy and Artistry of Modern Day Philanthropy: A Conversation with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
By Moshe Hecht It’s time to switch things up a bit. In keeping it “present,” this column will roll out a 4-part interview series, featuring some of the most unlikely, yet on-the-pulse, individuals, who are shifting the landscape with their fresh perspectives on the nonprofit sp … [Read more...] about A Conversation with “Mr Viral”: How Nonprofits Can Reach Viral Success