Monthly Archives: March 2014

Jewish Federations of North America Announce Diaspora-Israel Jewry Initiative Plan

Will spend billions of (yet to be raised) donor dollars to save Israel’s Jews from tapas, supermodels, and cell phone addiction. by Asher V. Rausch New York: In a bold departure from its solipsistic anxiety about institutional preservation despite numerous … Continue reading

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The Pew-rim Report – Assimilation in Shushan

by Mordechai Shushan with guidance from his friends at Makon The results of the in-depth research into Jewish norms in Shushan recently released by the Pew Foundation (The Pew-rim Report) reveal worrying signs of growing assimilation, affecting the future of … Continue reading

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Situation Wanted

Lean in, lean out, recline. Federation leader, tired of being told how to position herself, interested in new employment opportunity based on experience and skills, not posture. Respond to frustrated_exec@largecityfederation.org

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JESNA to Become Jewish Educational Services of the United States

by Dr. Gabe Goldman International Reporter New York: JESNA (Jewish Education Service of North America), which served as the Jewish federation’s national educational agency from 1981 to 2013, will open its doors again under its new name, Jewish Education Services … Continue reading

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Vatican Declares Yom HaShoah Catholic Holocaust Day

by Dr. Gabe Goldman International Reporter Rome, Italy: Pope Francis shocked Catholics worldwide by proclaiming Yom HaShoah to be the Catholic Holocaust Day. The Holy See announced, “There are those sitting here today, myself included, who remember the terrible years … Continue reading

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American Jewish University and Yum Brands, Inc. Form Partnership

by Dr. Gabe Goldman International Reporter Los Angeles: The American Jewish University (AJU) has forged a new partnership with Yum Brands, operators of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants worldwide. The new partnership will merge the AJU’s Fingerhut School … Continue reading

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