Dana Raucher

Nigel Savage, executive director of Hazon

Looking Beyond the Visionaries

It takes visionary individuals to ignite social change. These more expansive leaders are the pragmatists, the community organizer and the network-weavers.

Jewish Innovation Needs New Push

Ironically, it’s often just when start-up Jewish organizations become more successful that they run into the most profound obstacles, writes Dana Raucher.

Doing More With Less, and Doing Better

At the end of last year, as the Madoff scandal and the economic crisis rocked the Jewish philanthropic world, a sense of near panic erupted within the Jewish community. It turns out that the big revelation was not that we were suddenly faced with a drastic reduction of communal resources; it was that there was a whole sector of Jewish organizations demonstrating that we could, in fact, do more with less.