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Tag: North America
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Eighteen organizations made their debut on the annual Slingshot Guide of the 50 most innovative Jewish groups.
The guide, which was launched in 2005 by a group of donors in their 20s and 30s, evaluates North American Jewish organizations on “their innovative approach, the impact...
October 17, 2013 | 10:57 am
Stuart Leviton, a member of West Hollywood’s Congregation Kol Ami, was recently installed as president of Men of Reform Judaism (MRJ), the umbrella organization for brotherhoods and men’s clubs throughout Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) congregations in North America.
April 17, 2013 | 4:19 pm
September 12, 2012 | 3:20 pm
The Joshua Venture Group named eight fellows for its 2012-14 Dual Investment Program.
The North American social entrepreneurs announced Sept. 10 each will receive $80,000 in unrestricted funding for their Jewish ventures and more than $20,000 in personalized coaching, training...
August 27, 2012 | 10:22 am
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After a decades-long partnership that saw the Jewish Agency for Israel serve as the official, exclusive Zionist arm of North America’s Jewish community federations, the federation system is getting ready to date other partners.
But Jewish Agency officials say it feels more like...
September 15, 2011 | 3:45 pm
September 15, 2011 | 11:55 am
The Jewish Agency for Israel and Hillel are erecting white tents on 20 campuses throughout North America to serve as forums to discuss Israel and the Middle East.
The “Talk Israel” program will take place Sept. 20 and 21 at universities including the University of...
March 21, 2011 | 10:35 am
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February 23, 2011 | 2:23 pm
Birthright Israel received a record-breaking number of North American applicants for its free, ten-day trip to Israel.
The organization, which provides all-expense-paid trips to Israel for Diaspora Jews aged 18 to 26, received 40,108 applicants during the seven-day registration...
February 23, 2011 | 11:03 am
Dozens of North American Orthodox rabbis protested to Israel’s Interior Ministry following reports that converts under Orthodox auspices are being denied the right to immigrate.
“We are concerned that conversions performed under our auspices are being questioned vis-à-vis aliyah...
September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Do the words "innovative" and "Jewish groups" seem like oxymorons? Not to the publishers of "Slingshot," a new guidebook to the "50 most innovative Jewish groups in North America," published by a division of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies.
"Slingshot," which is...
September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm
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When the Jewish Community Centers Association (JCCA) of North America convened its April 21-24 Biennial 2002 convention in Los Angeles, delegates from all over the continent assembled to discuss the challenges facing the JCC system: security issues, the direction of early childhood...
November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm
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