EATURED GRANTEE: Machar Fellowship - Inspiring Tomorrow's Jewish Leaders

FEATURED GRANTEE: Machar Fellowship - Inspiring Tomorrow's Jewish Leaders
The Machar Fellowship for recent college graduates interested in exploring the world of Jewish professional careers is now accepting applications.

Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service

Weekend of Hope, Healing and Service
Over those 48 hours, hundreds of people joined in meaningful dialogue about building a more inclusive society and took action during a day of service to help others.

FROM THE GRANTEES: B’Yadenu Demonstration Project

FROM THE GRANTEES: B’Yadenu Demonstration Project
Learn more about B'Yadenu (“in our hands”), a project designed to shift a whole school – staff, administrators, leaders, and other stakeholders – to cohesively and collaboratively work to better serve all learners.

FEATURED ARTICLE: In Tense Political Climate, Young Jews Turn to Volunteering

FEATURED ARTICLE: In Tense Political Climate, Young Jews Turn to Volunteering
Last month, over 10,000 young Jews joined Repair the World’s Martin Luther King day volunteering activities and the organization also held service projects and discussions in Washington DC. 

Education Initiative Blog Series

Education Initiative Blog Series
Professional Preparation: A “Value Add” for Educators and their Employers

The Day(s) After: Civil Discourse and Why Genuine Leadership Matters Above All Else, by Barry Finestone

The Day(s) After: Civil Discourse and Why Genuine Leadership Matters Above All Else

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The Day(s) After: Civil Discourse and Why Genuine Leadership Matters Above All Else

By Barry Finestone on January 24th, 2017

As we wade into uncharted waters as a country, I want to try and step back just a bit to explore what I believe is an especially essential quality for organizations and organizational leaders within our field to exhibit at this moment: genuine leadership. I also want to offer some thoughts about the role...More

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