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Lions of Judah

  • Heard and overheard at the LOJ

    Things I’ve heard and overheard at the Lion of Judah Conference: From a UJC professional: Large federations most likely will come through 2008 in fairly decent shape because their fiscal years ended in late summer or early fall. But small federations with campaigns of $3 million or less may be in serious trouble because their… More ▸

  • Jewish Agency tries to karate kick MASA program into higher gear

    Spent Thursday on a bus with a group of women who are donors to the JUF-Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. All told, the Lion of Judah organizers sent out more than 30 busses full of women to check out various projects that their donations to the federation system support. Each day trip had three parts:… More ▸

  • Fundermentalist on the loose in Israel

    I’ll be in Israel for the next week and a half blogging from three major federation-related conferences: The Lion of Judah Conference of the UJC’s National Women’s Philanthropy in Tel Aviv from Nov.12-16, the UJC’s system wide General Assembly in Jerusalem Nov. 16-19, and the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors meetings Nov. 19-20. If I… More ▸