Tell Me a Story

By: Deena Fuchs Back in March, I wrote a blog post about the power of storytelling and the importance of being able to share the WHY – why do we do what we do? At the foundation there is a growing interest in how stories can and should be used in communications...

Leading the way in Social Media

When the foundation began work in the social media sphere, as with any other organization, we had our early adopters. Rachel Mohl Abrahams, a senior program officer at the foundation whose portfolio includes educational technology and online learning, is one of them....

Why We Continue to Support PEJE

By:  Deena Fuchs and Susan Kardos Debra Nussbaum Cohen in the Forward claims mixed results for PEJE’s efforts over the last 14 years. In developing her story, she interviewed a number of the original PEJE partners who are no longer funding the national organization....

Securing Jewish Day Schools for Future Generations

Jewish day schools currently have three main revenue streams: tuition, Federation allocations and annual fundraising. I think we can all agree that it is not enough. So PEJE has just announced the launch of Generations, in partnership with AVI CHAI and local...

A Great Investment Opportunity – Don’t let it pass you by

A Great Investment Opportunity – Don’t let it pass you by I had the pleasure of attending a great event in NYC this past week – NATAN’s The Future of Giving Begins with You. Aside from a full house of young philanthropists, a fun vibe, delicious food, and great music,...
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