Federations and Philanthropy News Update, August 19, 2015

Ten years after Katrina, the Jews of New Orleans and Houston (and their Federations) remain bound by a flood of emotion and caring. Jeffrey R. Solomon, president of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, writes on the role of Federations and how he says the Iran nuclear agreement is…

Record Number of Summer Birthright Participants

Taglit-Birthright Israel just broke its record for summer trip participants, with nearly 30,000 young Jews taking advantage of the opportunity to learn about Israel firsthand. The celebrated program, now in its 15th year, benefits from $12 million in funding annually from Federations

2015 GA Breakout Session: Retaining Top Staff

How do you retain top staff?  At the 2015 GA, learn from the talent experts at Jewish Leadership Pipelines Alliance about how office culture can help you attract, develop and keep professionals at the highest levels. See the full program and register now.

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, August 17, 2015

As discussions over the Iranian nuclear agreement continue, the Jewish community hears directly from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz about the merits of the agreement. You can view the entire webcast here, as well as previous events with PM Netanyahu and Washington Institute Executive Dir…

New Executive Director at New Mexico Federation

Jewish Federation of New Mexico welcomes Zachary Benjamin as its new executive director. A dedicated champion of Israeli causes, Benjamin brings to the position years of marketing and management experience in the nonprofit and real estate sectors. He assumes his new role today.