New Study Reveals Positive Giving and Volunteering Forecasts
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Time for the Jewish Community to Learn About the Birds and the Bees
Cross-posted at eJewish Philanthropy
Sometime in the cretaceous, flowers “discovered” that bees could be an amazingly useful tool in their reproduction. Those flowers then started an arms race to develop the most brilliant colors and the tastiest, sweetest nectar, so as to attract the pollinating bees. Some 30-odd million years later, somebody crashed the party: the hummingbird.Read more
Report Urges Jewish Groups To Not Ignore Baby Boomers
We’ve heard a lot about the need for nonprofits to engage millennials—the generation born between 1979 and 1990—as a way to ensure their interest, not to mention ensure the long-term survival of the Jewish community. And it’s easy to understand why. Millennials in the U.S. are nearly 33 million strong, and stand to inherit $40 trillion in the coming decades.
But a new study finds Jewish organizations that cater to millennials while giving short shrift to the three older adult generations may do so at their own peril.Read more
What Are Funders to Do? Implications of the Pew Report
Sometimes we need to spawn many new organizations, and sometimes we need intelligent birth control.
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Meet the Millennials
Meet the millennials.
Actually, you already have. They’re the generation born from 1979 to 1990. If you’re not one of them, then you probably have at least a few in your life.Read more
Israel's Internal Ticking Time Bomb
One of the more provacative titles for a panel at the 2014 JFN Conference was "Israel's Internal Ticking Time Bomb."Read more
It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Charitable Organization Anymore
The world of philanthropy and social impact is undergoing rapid change.Read more
Thoughts on "Connected to Give: Key Findings from the National Study of American Jewish Giving"
For centuries, doctors had all sorts of assumptions about human anatomy. For example, it was believed that men had fewer ribs than women, or that women had fewer teeth than men. Until the 16th century, doctors followed to the letter Galen’s description of the heart, including a fictitious set of holes that supposedly connected the two ventricles.Read more