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From the Trenches of the War of Ideas

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Korach, Numbers 16:1-18:32
June 18, 2014

We find ourselves at a time of growing dispute and polarization. The political discourse is increasingly toxic, and instead of engaging in a deeper exchange, disagreeable ideas are labeled as “outside the camp” which “cannot be tolerated.” With our back against the wall, it feels almost impossible to extend the other side the “benefit of […]

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“Thou Shalt Donate to Overhead Costs”: The Biblical Commandment of Keeping The Lights On

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Tetzaveh, Exodus 27:20-30:10
February 4, 2014

This summer the usually sleepy world of nonprofit organization talk was rocked by a campaign to “Debunk the Overhead Myth.” With a growing body of research and years of experience behind them, a coalition of experts claimed that, counter to popular belief, “overhead is a poor measure of a charity’s performance.” While 62 percent of […]

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