a blog by Max Kleinman, Executive Vice President/CEO
Don’t Just Call Them Survivors
They were “survivors” but that only represents the first two chapters of their lives. They lived a rich Jewish life in Poland and endured and survived the horrors of the Holocaust without any family members surviving. They married, had a family, and became involved in business and Jewish communal life for decades. To call them “survivors,” although well intentioned, does not do justice to their experiences or the experiences of their peers.
From the New Jersey Jewish News
by Robert Weiner, NJJN Staff Writer
At Israel confab, it’s hip to be partners
Jewish professionals and funders gathered in Newark May 5 and 6 for a conference on “people to people” partnerships between the Diaspora and Israel. Representing the Jewish Agency for Israel and North American Jewish federations, more than 100 participants at the Partnership2Secure the Jewish Future Symposium agreed that the relationship between Israel and world Jewry has undergone a "paradigm shift." more
On the Ground in Israel
a blog by Amir Shacham, Associate Executive Vice President, Israel and Overseas
In Memory of My Friend and Mentor, Daniel Drench (z’l)
I received the sad news about the loss of Dan while traveling with my family in northern Vietnam. Ironically, it helped me recall many memories and insights from my encounters with this great man who I humbly call a friend and mentor. more
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