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  • Rieger: In a do-your-own-thing world of Jewish giving, how do we do our own thing?

    In his first public writing since leaving office in 2009, Howard Rieger, the former president and CEO of the United Jewish Communities (now known as the Jewish Federations of North America), offers a stern warning for the system that he left behind. Rieger writes: I recently attended the funeral in Baltimore for a close friend,…

  • Op-Ed: Find a way to support Israelis living under fire

    Even if the missiles stop, the pain and suffering for Israelis in the South will not end and the less obvious, more long-term human toll will need our attention for some time to come, says the president of the United Jewish Communities.