The Week That Was: October 16-22

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

Introducing the Slingshot Class of 2011-2012

Slingshot present’s the seventh annual edition of Slingshot: A Resource Guide for Jewish Innovation, featuring 50 inspirational organizations in Jewish life in North America; and for the first time ever, 10 projects which have helped define Slingshot for the past seven years.

Jewish Association for Services for the Aged Hit with Madoff Clawback Suit

The liquidator of Bernard L. Madoff’s firm sued the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged for $5.2 million in fictitious profit allegedly received from the Ponzi scheme over six years.

Canadian Philanthropist Announces $100m. Scholarship Initiative

Business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich has announced a historic $100 million scholarship initiative to secure the future economic competitiveness of Canada and Israel.

One Take on Slingshot: Why Rabbis are Still Important

Rabbis lead eleven of the sixty organizations named yesterday to the annual Slingshot Guide of the most innovative Jewish organizations.

JFNA Tosses Israel Critic from Heroes Contest

The national umbrella organization for Jewish federations has removed harsh critics of Israel from an online voting contest designed to identify “heroes” within the Jewish community.

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