The Week That Was: October 16-22
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.
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.
Rabbis lead eleven of the sixty organizations named yesterday to the annual Slingshot Guide of the most innovative Jewish organizations.
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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