Monthly Archives: March 2011

Surveys are Favorite Jewish Activity, Survey Reveals

According to a recent study conducted by the Peoplehood Institute for Policy Proposals, Projections, Planning and Legislation (PIPPPPL), the most common Jewish activity among North American Jews is participating in surveys and demographic studies. In fact, out of the people … Continue reading

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What’s Your #ITCH?

The Hebrew Organization of Billionaires Networking with Other Billionaires (HOBNOB) has announced the three finalists in its contest, “What’s Your Idea to Transform our Common Heritage (ITCH)?” The web-based contest invited submissions of projects that would address a pressing issue … Continue reading

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Macca-Beat It: Look Who’s Getting Tough

On the heels of their national tour and another hit holiday song, The Maccabeats are hotter than ever, and now, everybody’s favorite Jewish acapella band is planning its next move. To their fans who expected more of the same, guess … Continue reading

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El Al Hires Mikvah Ladies In Lieu Of Full Body Scanners

The New York Jewish Week is reporting that, “In an effort to both save money on expensive equipment and satisfy their increasingly religious clientele, El Al Israel Airlines announced today that it has hired Mikvah Ladies to serve as security … Continue reading

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Understanding Foundations

There are a lot of misconceptions about foundations’ guidelines and procedures. It can be hard to figure out what they really mean. To help you navigate these turbulent waters, we asked an anonymous program officer at a major foundation for … Continue reading

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Building a “Big Tent”: A Case Study

Two years ago Seymour Krellboin, a Jewish activist and entrepreneur in Highland Park, Illinois, decided to do his part to extend what he called a “warm and welcoming welcome” to Jews of all backgrounds. On the grounds of his home … Continue reading

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Ten Under Ten

The Jewish Associated League of Organizations with Programs for Youth (JALOPY) has announced a new project to recognize the contributions of the next generation to Jewish life. The program will bestow awards on “Ten Under Ten”: a group of ten … Continue reading

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