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  • Comings and goings: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

    The country’s largest Jewish-focused foundation, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, which has about $2.3 billion in assets and gives away more than $110 million per year, has hired two new program officers. Amy Kleine will focus on grants addressing the issues of workforce development, homelessness, and hunger. Alycia Steinberg will focus on grants addressing… More ▸

  • Hillel hires two execs

    Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life has promoted both Scott Brown and Aryeh Furst to the position of executive vice president. Brown will be responsible for overseeing Hillel’s campus operations in North America, including human resource development, organizational learning, accreditation, Jewish education and student engagement. Furst, who also will also serve as the organization’s… More ▸

  • A welcome back for me… and some comings and goings for others

    Welcome back from Shavuot everyone. If you ask me, the occasional four-day weekend that the Jewish holidays sometimes provide the employees of Jewish non-profits is proof that God is indeed a philanthropist. I got back from Israel Sunday morning and still have more to write about my trip, and will do so over the next… More ▸

  • Personnel Moves

    The Fundermentalist will be paying close attention to the hirings and firings and comings and goings at Jewish foundations and organizations. Here’s one that just materialized: Martha Molnar, the longtime director of communications at the American Friends of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology will be leaving her post at the end of June…. More ▸