eJewishPhilanthropy Leaders: Stay the course on DEI through this storm 14 Jun
Ilana Kaufman, CEO of the Jews of Color Initiative, emphasizes the importance of maintaining commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts des...
14 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy A paradigm shift in countering antisemitism: Make American values relevant again 14 Jun
In light of increasing anti-Israel sentiment and antisemitism connected with cultural and ideological shifts, there is a call for a strategic pivot to combat...
14 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy Solidarity from Sinai: Strengthening our covenant 11 Jun
The article discusses the concept of social contracts and covenants, drawing parallels between historical events like the American War of Independence and th...
11 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy Showing care and concern for our entire community: A call to address Jewish poverty 10 Jun
The piece discusses the importance of addressing Jewish poverty within the community, highlighting efforts to collect data on the issue and make progress tow...
10 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy The reality behind the campus encampments 7 Jun
In response to anti-Israel campus encampments, there is a growing awareness in the pro-Israel community about the challenges on American campuses. While ther...
7 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy Tikkun olam is a tool to combat antisemitism 6 Jun
Nechama, a Jewish disaster relief organization, views tikkun olam (repairing the world) as a foundational principle in its work, providing aid to communities...
6 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy Educators experiencing ‘second coming-of-age’ in Israel 5 Jun
As Israel continues to grapple with the aftermath of the Oct. 7 attacks, Jewish educators and communal professionals are experiencing a profound reconnection...
5 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy Crafting a covenant for team culture: A consulting case study 4 Jun
Temple Bnai Or, a Reform congregation in Morristown, N.J., underwent changes in its senior team, prompting the creation of a covenant guided by Rabbi Michael...
4 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy A different approach to university giving 3 Jun
The text discusses a different approach to philanthropic giving in university settings, emphasizing the complexity of impacting an entire institution and sug...
3 Jun
eJewishPhilanthropy From awareness to action: Expanding mental health resources for students, families and educators 31 May
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, with the support of the Ruderman Family Foundation, has taken proactive steps to address the increasing mental health c...
31 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Reimagining the American Jewish communal model 30 May
The American Jewish communal model is facing significant challenges and needs to be reconsidered in light of current events and changing dynamics. There is a...
30 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Don’t make the same mistake twice 29 May
In the 1990s, a significant shift occurred in American Jewish priorities where attention turned from external threats to internal challenges within the commu...
29 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Saving Jewish education through service learning 28 May
Rabbi Amanda Schwartz reflects on the importance of service learning in Jewish education as a means to instill Jewish values and create mensches. Through her...
28 May
eJewishPhilanthropy The missing ingredient in the 2023 UJA-Federation of New York population survey 24 May
The UJA-Federation of New York's recent Jewish population survey lacked questions about Chabad's involvement among Metro NYC Jews, despite Chabad's considera...
24 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Creating Jewish memory 23 May
David Bryfman, CEO of the Jewish Education Project, emphasizes the importance of creating Jewish memory amidst current historic moments, such as Oct. 7 and s...
23 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Breaking barriers: A Black Christian DEI practitioner’s journey in the Jewish nonprofit field 22 May
Whitney Weathers, a Black Christian woman working in the Jewish nonprofit sector as a diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice practitioner, reflects on her...
22 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Voices of Sderot and Be’eri: One grantmaker’s visit to southern Israel 21 May
A grantmaker from the Samis Foundation visited southern Israel, including Sderot and Beeri, to meet with survivors of terror attacks and witness the aftermat...
21 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Creating a positive board culture in challenging times 20 May
The text discusses how crucial it is for Jewish organizations to have a positive board culture led by accountable and transparent lay and professional leader...
20 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Ensuring care for both body and mind — the whole individual — for all individuals 17 May
The ongoing mental health crisis in Israel, exacerbated by the recent conflict, has highlighted the significant lack of mental health support for individuals...
17 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Giving while Jewish: More challenging than ever 16 May
Amidst rising antisemitism, fear, and trauma, the American Jewish community remains resilient and compassionate. A recent surge in interest post-Oct. 7 showc...
16 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Investing in knowledge: The imperative for increased support for Israel studies and Jewish studies programs 15 May
Israel studies and Jewish studies programs are highlighted as crucial fields within academia that offer profound insights into Jewish traditions, Israel's hi...
15 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Doubling down on Jewish innovation 14 May
In "Doubling Down on Jewish Innovation," Rabbi Sid Schwarz discusses the emergence of new Jewish organizations and communities in response to the decline of ...
14 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Young adults are facing new risks as Jewish leaders. Here’s how we can help support them. 14 May
In this article, the author discusses the challenges faced by young Jewish adults in openly identifying as Jewish leaders in today's world, highlighting inst...
14 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Creating space for hope at a time of antisemitism and war 13 May
The article discusses the emotional impact and significance of the Yizkor memorial prayers, particularly in light of recent instances of antisemitism and war...
13 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Gifts from our fallen son, Daniel Perez, z”l 13 May
Rabbi Doron Perez reflects on his son Daniel's courageous actions as an IDF officer before being killed by Hamas terrorists. Despite the tragic loss, Perez f...
13 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Living the Jewish value of inclusion 10 May
During Passover, Jews are reminded of the value of inclusion and welcoming all to learn about traditions. The use of the Haggadah and Seder rituals emphasize...
10 May
eJewishPhilanthropy ‘The Surge,’ ‘The Core’ and more: What you need to know about the explosion of interest in Jewish life 9 May
The explosion of interest in Jewish life in America, triggered by recent events like the 10/7 attacks against Israel, has led to a significant increase in Je...
9 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Reinvest in the sounds of summer  8 May
Rob and Elisa Bildner's work with the Foundation for Jewish Camp highlights Jewish camp participation as a key predictor of adult Jewish engagement. Amy L. S...
8 May
eJewishPhilanthropy After Oct. 7, Jewish unity must include queer Jews 7 May
In the aftermath of an attack on Oct. 7, which led to a strong display of Jewish unity, there is a call for this unity to include queer Jews. Despite efforts...
7 May
eJewishPhilanthropy The time to engage mainline Christians is now 6 May
Mainline Christian churches are increasingly critical of Israel, with congregations like the Episcopalians and Presbyterians passing resolutions against Isra...
6 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Let’s stop wagging our fingers at each other and start working together 3 May
Amidst ongoing debates of American Jews criticizing Israel, the historical backdrop of internal Jewish disagreements, from ancient times to modern conflicts,...
3 May
eJewishPhilanthropy What died at Columbia 3 May
The text discusses how Columbia University has become a place where foundational concepts of the American Jewish experience are dying. It challenges the beli...
3 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Jewish professionals: It’s time to focus on homecomings, not journeys  2 May
The text discusses the prevalent use of the metaphor of the "Jewish journey" in describing Jewish experiences and suggests shifting focus to a new metaphor: ...
2 May
eJewishPhilanthropy Forever is far away, but new paradigms and eternal wisdom can guide us there 1 May
The text discusses the significant wealth transfer predicted for millennials, highlighting the importance for the Jewish community to capture a portion of th...
1 May
eJewishPhilanthropy We need to fight campus antisemitism differently 26 Apr
The article highlights the rise of antisemitism and anti-Israel sentiment on U.S. college campuses post-Oct. 7, calling for a more organized and strategic re...
26 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy We need to fight campus antisemitism differently 26 Apr
In response to the rise in campus antisemitism, there is a call to combat it more effectively by understanding the well-funded anti-Israel forces at play. To...
26 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy How a group of young Jewish funders chose to combat antisemitism 25 Apr
A group of young Jewish philanthropists established the Slingshot Giving Circle on Antisemitism in response to the growing concerns over antisemitism in coll...
25 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy How a group of young Jewish funders chose to combat antisemitism 25 Apr
A group of young Jewish philanthropists formed the Slingshot Giving Circle on Antisemitism in response to the rising antisemitism in the American Jewish comm...
25 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Leadership isn’t a position — it’s an attitude  19 Apr
The article discusses the contemporary crisis of trust in leaders across political, corporate, and religious spheres, emphasizing the need for a new attitude...
19 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Leadership isn’t a position — it’s an attitude  19 Apr
The text discusses a crisis of leadership in politics, business, and religion, highlighting widespread distrust towards leaders. Drawing from the biblical st...
19 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Fostering strong workplace culture to weather tumultuous times 18 Apr
In response to the challenges faced by the Jewish community since October, including antisemitism and polarization, it is essential for Jewish organizations ...
18 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Fostering strong workplace culture to weather tumultuous times 18 Apr
Amid challenging times since October, Jewish organizations face a turbulent period marked by tragedy, rising antisemitism, and shifting priorities. In respon...
18 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy The power of a teen’s $25 to change a community 17 Apr
Lily Messing, a high school senior from Tucson, Arizona, founded 100+ Teens Who Care to empower high school students to collectively donate $25 each at quart...
17 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy The power of a teen’s $25 to change a community 17 Apr
Lily Messing, a high school senior in Tucson, Arizona, founded 100+ Teens Who Care to empower teenagers to make a collective impact through philanthropy with...
17 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Why volunteering as an older adult elevates both individuals and nonprofits 16 Apr
Volunteering as an older adult, as seen through the lens of individuals like Chava David and Reta Fivish at Yad Sarah, not only benefits the recipients of th...
16 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy Why volunteering as an older adult elevates both individuals and nonprofits 16 Apr
Volunteering as an older adult not only benefits individuals like Chava David and Reta Fivish by improving their physical and mental health, but also adds va...
16 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy The end of history and the donning of the kittel 15 Apr
The article reflects on Francis Fukuyama's idea of the "end of history" as the final evolution to liberal democracy, which has been challenged by recent even...
15 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy The end of history and the donning of the kittel 15 Apr
In this piece, Mark Charendoff reflects on the concept of history as explored by Francis Fukuyama's "The End of History?" and its relevance to current events...
15 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy We need to invest in our Yodas 12 Apr
At a crucial moment for the Jewish community, Rabbi Josh Feigelson emphasizes the need to invest in supporting our rabbis, cantors, and spiritual leaders, wh...
12 Apr
eJewishPhilanthropy We need to invest in our Yodas 12 Apr
Rabbi Josh Feigelson emphasizes the need to invest in supporting rabbis, cantors, and spiritual leaders, who serve as essential guides and mentors for the Je...
12 Apr