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  • Chronicle of Philanthropy features Jim Joseph and Schusterman

    (Sorry, posted these before, but the links required a subscription. The Chronicle has sent us links so you can read the stories for free, so click away…) The Jewish philanthropic world is well-represented in this week’s issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The Chronicle has a fairly lengthy story about the $1 billion Jim Joseph… More ▸

  • Schusterman: Linking the JTS and HUC silos

    A few weeks back, the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Foundation announced that it had partnered with the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute for Religion and the Jewish Theological Seminary to create a joint program to provide professional and leadership training to Reform and Conservative rabbis . The Schusterman Rabbinical Fellowship Program – which has named eight… More ▸

  • Olmert takes advantage of Birthright mega event

    One night of fireworks. Renting an amphitheater for 7,500. One staged shtick that involves a helicopter display. A hundred member dance troupe. Cost: Somewhere around a few hundred thousand dollars, according to the head of the Birthright Israel foundation, Jay Golan. Watching one Israeli prime minister currently in the political gallows for alleged underhanded dealings… More ▸