Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), through its YES (Youth, Education, & Special Projects) Fund, has awarded $321,000 in grants to 15 programs that will strengthen Jewish life and provide the tools necessary for religious, social, and educational growth in North America, in Israel, and around the world. These grants will help nurture Jewish youth engagement by supporting youth programs including middle and high school youth programs in North … [Read more...] about Women of Reform Judaism Award Grants to 15 Programs
The San Francisco Jewish Women’s Fund (SFJWF) of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties - a giving circle dedicated to helping women and girls in the local Jewish community thrive - has named their 2018 grantees. Five organizations were selected from a record-sized applicant pool to receive this year’s grants, totaling nearly $200,000. The funders centered their attention on organizations … [Read more...] about San Francisco Jewish Women’s Fund Announces 2018 Grantees
The Tikkun Olam Women's Foundation (TOWF) has announced its grantees for their 2018/2019 grant cycle. An independent project of the United Jewish Endowment Fund of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, TOWF is a member-governed nonprofit based in Bethesda, Maryland. Since 2006 they have funded more than 42 organizations in the DC metro area and in Israel, awarding over $1.5 million in grants. TOWF funds Jewish women and girls in the … [Read more...] about Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation Announces 2018/2019 Grantees
Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta (JWFA) has announced its 2018 grant allocations to eighteen organizations that promote gender equality in the Jewish community. The grantee partners, located both domestically and internationally, share JWFA’s mission to promote social change and create positive opportunities for Jewish women and girls. JWFA is comprised of over 130 Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds who use the power of collective giving … [Read more...] about Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta Announces 2018 Grantee Partners
By Adam Scott Bellos Over the past year there has been a spate of articles discussing how progressive and/or young American Jews, exasperated with the rightward turn of the Israeli government were reconsidering support for the country. In response many Israeli commentators have advised Jewish American donors to give up their exceptionalism and respect Israel’s sovereignty, a demand that reflects wider Israeli opinion. The idea that today’s … [Read more...] about Can Israeli Culture Save Jewish Philanthropy?