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A Profile in Forbes Online by Shel Israel

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I was thrilled to be featured in Forbes Online in Shel Israel’s online column. The profile is here. Promotions

Olmert chat is offered in unconventional charity drive | JPost | Israel News

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Olmert chat is offered in unconventional charity drive | JPost | Israel News : The nonprofit organization Aleh is offering a video chat with Olmert as the prize in an unconventional online raffle that will help fund a mobility hoist that provides safe and dignified transport of children with severe disabilities

Local philanthropists look to power of the masses for gift-giving venture - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

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Local philanthropists look to power of the masses for gift-giving venture - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News : An Israeli-South African couple is hoping to convince even the most lackadaisical gift-givers to donate to charity online with a few simple clicks.

Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money? | The Fundermentalist | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

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The Fundermentalist | JTA - Jewish & Israel News: "Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money?By Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money? | By Jacob Berkman  July 9, 2010The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Prospecting blog is running a series called “Fund-Raising Videos that Work.'

Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money? | The Fundermentalist | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

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The Fundermentalist | JTA - Jewish & Israel News: "Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money?By Chronicle of Philanthropy asks: Has your fund-raising video raised money? | By Jacob Berkman  July 9, 2010The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Prospecting blog is running a series called “Fund-Raising Videos that Work.'

Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

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I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “ Reality Storytellers ” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation.

Book Giveaway: Twitterville by Shel Israel (140 Characters of Twitterville Fame)

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From the Flickr Twitterville Group Shel Israel has written a book called Twitterville: How Businesses Can Thrive in the New Global Neighborhoods.

Wiser Giving: What’s Your Giving Style?

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Flickr Photo by Time Anchor. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t be strategic. I learned this from Giving 2.0 How are you being strategic?

Finding Our Way With an Interactive Map

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NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. At NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation, we were looking for a way to bring together their community around High Holiday celebrations. Morlie Levin. Community Data Morlie Levin nptech nten Strategy Communications IT Staff Program

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

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But, will be sharing guest posts from participants at the various camps. The spirit of his statement inspired the entire seminar. Photos: a.

Nonprofits and Pinterest: Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-up

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Pinterest: One Nonprofit's Story , Susan's Site • Marc van Gurp highlighted the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Israel's "Pinsulin" campaign.

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

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I am a huge fan of Playbooks in the nonprofit sector as a capacity building tool. What other nonprofit playbooks have you discovered or used?

Is A Downer News Cycle A Factor in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Success?

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The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice water on one’s head or donating to the ALS Association , with a social media component.

How One Nonprofit Senior Staff Uses Walks and Talks

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Karen Bloom, Project Kesher, leads a monthly group walk at county park across the street from their building. Bad pun, I know). They don’t rest.

Apples, Honey, and End of Year Fundraising

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Author: Emily Goodstein. Break out the Manischewitz … or apples and honey, it’s time to ring in the new year! To Appeal or… Not?

Brace Yourself, and Your Privacy: Nonprofits in the Age of Context

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At least, that’s what Robert Scoble and Shel Israel are exploring in their upcoming book, The Age of Context: How it Will Change Your Life and Work. In the last five years we’ve seen the worlds of mobile, social, and cloud technologies mature. iPhone or Android, Facebook or Twitter, Dropbox or Google Drive? A new world is coming.

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

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Because we run large group bike rides (all over the US and in Israel) the office culture prioritized bikes as the mode of moving. Then three.

Innovative Uses of SMS: SMS for Lunch Campaign - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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I see its in Israel. 60) Search « Is It Worth It? The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival was held this past June.

Once Upon a Design: An Introduction to Visual Storytelling

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Our recent project for Masa Israel Journey shows how all these elements can work together. By Rebecca Hume, Senior Designer, Big Duck.

A Homecoming Trip To Cambodia

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By the time you read this post, I’ll be in Cambodia. For those of you who are new, let me share why. That time is this week! Housekeeping

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

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with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada. Unfortunately, with the monsoon season in full swing, we were delayed so we could not tour that project.

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Daily DoGooder: I Gotta’ Love You Rosh Hashana

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Gotta’ Love You Rosh Hashana | 2:02 Birthright Israel A little New Years fun for our Jewish friends in this music video from Birthright Israel, which offers the gift of free, first-time educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Change the world, one video at a time.I Enjoy and Happy [.].

You can learn something from everything

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I attend Sabbath services almost every Saturday morning at Congregation Beth Israel. posted by. Abbie S. Fink , Vice President /. Abbie S.

Visual Thinking: A Challenge for Our Sector

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NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. Emily Comisar. Manager of National Projects. Conveying ideas through imagery doesn't have to involve the expertise of a trained designer. The basic tools are already in our arsenal: circles, squares, arrows, even smiley faces.

The Age of Context is out!

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Got a chance to read an early copy of the Age of Context , the latest book by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. Don’t have time to read it?

Daily DoGooder: What Is Happiness To You?

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| 0:37 Leket Israel This cute animated clip, from Leket Israel, reminds us what is really basic to happiness; a full belly. Change the world, one video at a time.What Is Happiness To You? | This org rescues food that would otherwise go to waste and redistributes it to nearly 300 nonprofit partners caring for the

Heard it on Twitter first.

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Uber-blogger Shel Israel's show Global Neighborhoods on Fast Company.tv launched today. Should have lots of good stuff. Check it out.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

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Efrat Ben-Dor Erez, NPTech Israel. This amazing project , initiated by Eli Winkelman, came to life with the help of PresenTense. CRM .

Happy 3rd Birthday Twitter: What was your first tweet?

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Shel Israel, Twitterville Wikipedia Article on Twitter. What and when was your first tweet?

Crowdsourcing Skills for Human Rights via Movements.org

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The piece criticizes Human Rights Watch for supporting open society activists, particularly "those who wish to turn Israel into a pariah state."

Crowd Empowered Microfinance

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candidate in Finance at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Dan’s research focuses on crowdfunding and entrepreneurial finance.

Does Your Audience Grok Your Message?

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Caretakers of the land and people of Israel. Author: Dimitri Lundquist. Last month Lacey Kruger kicked off the first in a series of blog posts on content strategy that she and I will be posting with the excellent Content is King. Her post is a great primer on why it’s so crucial to pay attention to content on your web site. SafeKids ).

Member Round Up: Tools, tools, tools--from storytelling to benchmarking

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NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation released an interactive map of High Holiday services and celebrations to help connect young people with opportunities all over the country and in their own community. Perhaps it was some of those that can help to account for the NTEN community's busy week. The stori.es Anything we missed?

Three Copies of Twitterville To Giveaway To Nonprofits: Leave A Comment

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Betsy Aoki The other day, I received this Tweet from Betsy Aoki. I asked Betsy, why are you doing this?

11NTC Preview: Technology in Times of Disaster: The Important Role of Social media in Disaster Response and Awareness

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In the aftermath of that quake, as well as flooding in Pakistan, fires in Israel, flooding in South and Central America, and countless other incidents, technology played a critical and often-life-saving role, and remains at the center of the ongoing advocacy and long-term rebuilding work in Haiti. Photos by George Durham.

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

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This is the second of a three-part post about what I learned about social media, NGOs, and Social Change in Cambodia during my “ homecoming trip.”

Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

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candidate in Finance at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Dan’s research focuses on crowdfunding and entrepreneurial finance.

Welcome Fayrouz Shaqrawi

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Hers is the first blog by a Palestinian-Israel, and I'm sure she's going to offer some unique insights into life in Israel and the West Bank/Palestine. My colleague Lisa Goldman who covers the Israeli Blogosphere for Global s emailed about a new blog called The Land of Sad Oranges written by a friend named Fayrouz Shaqrawi.

How to License Hyper-V on Windows 2008

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Petri IT Knowledge Base, an excellent IT resource from Microsoft MVP in Israel, posted a plain-English post on Windows 2008 licensing concerns when using Hyper-V technology. Definitely bookmark-worthy if you are planning on virtualizing in the near future using this technology.

3 Fun Things to do with SMS this Summer

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People who participated in the event had the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes for a free trip to Israel by subscribing to the JCFEF’s mobile list.