Ruthie Perlma of Gesher BBYO in Southern Region: Dixie Council, is one of 15 teens to receive $36,000 from the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.
Marissa Hacker, alumna of Nefesh BBG #2038 in South Jersey Region, has been awarded $36,000 for her work on Fantastic Friends, an organization that helps kids with special needs foster friendships with their typically-developing peers.
Jessica Markowitz, alumna of Evergreen Region BBYO and Madricha this summer at ILTC and Kallah, is one of 15 teens to receive $36,000 from the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.
Last month, a sudden flood devastated parts of south Texas, including a few Houston neighborhoods. The Jewish community, in particular, was strongly hurt, as the Braes Bayou that runs through our neighborhood overflowed in the early morning hours of May 26. The Jewish community has been here for over 50 years and the flood ruined hundreds of homes, businesses and synagogues while taking the lives of eight Houstonians. Buildings, including many home of Alephs and BBGs, received between 2 and 24 inches of water, resulting in millions of dollars of damage. Read More
Three Jewish nonprofits have forged an agreement to recruit workers from one another’s staffs in a partnership intended to attract and retain ambitious employees.