-Ariel Beery and Aharon Horwitz, the co-founders of the PresenTense Institute for Creative Zionism, say that Jews need to â€œreplace the current system of image-driven philanthropy with one based on value-creation and sustainable entrepreneurshipâ€? in part because the â€œdistinction between for-profit and non-profit is becoming nearly obsolete.â€? (Haaretz)
-Drawing on his â€œdual experience as a Jewish cultural entrepreneur and as a venture-funded software entrepreneurâ€? Jay Michaelson sets forth 5 principles for Jewish philanthropists seeking to revitalize American Judaism: â€œ1) Innovation does not come from the mainstreamâ€¦ 2) Give organizations a chance to failâ€¦ 3) Invest in leaders and infrastructure â€¦4) Believe in cultureâ€¦ 5) Itâ€™s the product, not the marketing.â€? (Forward)
-This yearâ€™s â€œForward 50â€? is out, with a list of people who strongly impact American Jewry and Judaism. (Forward)
-And this years â€œHeeb 100â€?; these selections are noticeably more culturally oriented, and donâ€™t necessarily have a distinctly Jewish impact. (Heeb)
Pronounced: ah-ha-RONE, Origin: Hebrew, Aaron in the Torah, brother of Moses.