The Week That Was: August 7-13

A new feature – appearing every Sunday – on the eJewish Philanthropy website: the five most popular posts of the previous week.

Foundation for Jewish Camp Receives Grant for Pilot Jewish Educator Program

The Foundation for Jewish Camp has received a $3.3 million grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation and AVI CHAI Foundation for a pilot initiative that will create senior experiential Jewish educator positions to be shared by nonprofit Jewish overnight camps and Jewish day or synagogue schools.

Jewish Agency Expands Service Learning Programming

The Jewish Agency for Israel announced today that Dyonna Ginsburg, an internationally-acclaimed Jewish service learning professional, has joined the organization’s New York staff as its director of service learning.

The Implications of the Tent Protests for the Third Sector in Israel
by Dr. Elana Maryles Sztokman

Anyone trying to understand why Israel does not have a fundraising culture needs to look no further than the tents on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv. I know that the demonstrations are not about charity and non-profit life. But the events of these past weeks offer some vital insights into the future of the Third Sector and philanthropy in Israel.

Federations and Foundations Take on Innovating and Sustaining

A dialogue with Jeffrey Solomon and John Ruskay

Adult Education for the Wondering Jew

The Florence Melton Adult Mini-School has introduced an interesting new video highlighting what their program is all about – addressing the age-old questions Jews of all ages face on a daily basis and throughout their lives.