A Few Words on Jewish Organizations

A look at the range of services provided by the Jewish Braille Institute, which serves 35,000 customers in more than 30 countries. (Jewish Week)

Professor Gerald M. Steinberg attacks B’tselem, noting that “the UN, the U.S. State Department, foreign politicians, diplomats and major news organizations such as Reuters and CNN have quoted B’tselem’s running casualty counts comparing the numbers of Israelis and Palestinians killed in the conflict.” (Jewish Week)

Is the philanthropic crisis a unique opportunity “for Jewish federations to reclaim their status as the primary and central address of the American Jewish community.” If so, how would they accomplish this? (Jewish Week)

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