Startup Nation

Yoav Kaufman 11/08/2009

That headline, believe it or not, refers to Israel, and also serves as the title of a new book by Dan Senor and Saul Singer. Start Up Nationaddress the trillion dollar question: How is…

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The Power of the Cirlce

Yoav Kaufman 08/26/2009

by Tamar Snyder Staff Writer: Jewish Week of New York The Power Of The Circle: the Next Phase in Jewish Philanthropy Rochelle Kleter never pictured herself as a philanthropist. The first-generation American, born to…

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American In Israel

Yoav Kaufman 08/23/2009

Kudos to our good friend Judge Neal Hendel and his wife Marcie on Neal’s appointment to Israel’s Supreme Court. A lengthy late-night talk some years ago with Neal and Marcie convinced us to live…

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Yoav Kaufman 06/16/2009

Let the binge drinking begin! Ahem, I mean, let the brotherly fraternizing begin! AEPi is new in town (in Israel that is) and IDC will be the home to the latest chapter of the…

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Know Thyself (Israel Independence Day)

Yoav Kaufman 04/29/2009

We didn’t get the newspaper today. It wasn’t a mistake – today is Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s 61st birthday.  So as I ate my Honey Nut Cheerios this morning, I had to read yesterday’s edition of…

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“Israeli Nonprofits, Shaken by Madoff Scandal, Regroup”

Yoav Kaufman 04/23/2009

From the By ISABEL KERSHNER Published: April 4, 2009 JERUSALEM —”- The collapse of Bernard L. Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme, whose victims included many American Jewish organizations and philanthropists, has also hammered a number of…

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