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  • On Martin Luther King Day, Jews must acknowledge their privilege

    January 14, 2016 | 3:40 pm

    The events of the last few weeks have shaken me to the core. Beyond the devastation I felt over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, I was heartbroken to learn that the police officers involved would not stand trial. “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” and “I can’t breathe” have...

  • Repair the World names David Eisner president and CEO

    January 16, 2013 | 10:51 am

    The Jewish service group Repair the World has named David Eisner its new CEO and president.

    “Repair the World is a young organization with a limitless potential to help others and to have a profound impact on Jewish volunteerism and service in the United States,” Eisner said in a...

  • Repair the World offering grants to encourage Sandy relief

    December 4, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    The Jewish service group Repair the World is offering micro-grants to encourage students to volunteer for Hurricane Sandy relief.

    The grants, which will range from $1,000 to $5,000, are intended to cover expenses for volunteers willing to spend at least 200 hours helping storm...

  • Seizing an Opportunity

    By Rob Eshman

    March 25, 2009 | 11:32 pm

    Up until this week, if you had asked me how I rated President Obama on a scale of 1 to 10, I’d have said I give him a 2. That’s 2, as in Bush 2.

    It astounded me that this president seemed to be making the same fundamental mistake the last one made: thinking he could handle this...

  • Foundations Form New Nonprofit to Build Jewish Social Service Movement

    March 23, 2009 | 3:35 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA)—Several of the country¹s largest Jewish foundations and organizations have banded together to form a new nonprofit aimed at creating a Jewish social service movement.

    The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, Jim Joseph...