• Hillel at GWU lost $6,000 in Madoff scheme

    The Hillel outpost at George Washington University lost about $6,000 of its small endowment that it had invested with Bernard Madoff, according to the GW Hatchet. The amount is about 8 percent of the chapter’s endowment. But the outpost has also seen its fund raising drop by about 22 percent overall, leaving it with around… More ▸

  • The Adam and Wayne show

    Guest post by Editor Man – from Park City, Utah We spent most of the day at Temple Har Shalom, Adam Bronfman’s shul. The congregation is 13-years-old, but just opened its own building (today I am a full-fledged synagogue). The first session – “Rethinking Jewish Collectivity – was led by David Myers, the director of… More ▸

  • 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 ▸