With poverty rates in Israel rising, so too are the numbers of hungry English-speaking immigrants relying on food aid organizations, especially during holidays like Succot. from The Jerusalem Post: Feeding the ‘Anglo’ poor ... according to the latest figures from the Nat … [Read more...] about Israel’s Hungry English Speakers
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from The Orlando Sentinel: Recession chokes off funding to Jewish organizations This month the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando did something it hasn't done in more than 50 years: It gave no money to Jewish organizations, with one small exception. ... The decision … [Read more...] about Orlando Jewish Federation Eliminates Funding
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's founder and CEO (and number 43 on the list of the Jewish Billionaires Club) has made his first known major philanthropic gift - $100 million to the troubled Newark, New Jersey, public school system. from The New York Times: Facebook Founder to … [Read more...] about Facebook CEO Pledges $100m. for New Education Foundation
The Foundation Center has launched an online database of proven approaches to measuring and analyzing the impact of social investments. As philanthropists and the nonprofit community shift towards more strategic approaches to get a "social return," evaluation activities must also … [Read more...] about New Tool Available to Measure Effectiveness of Philanthropy
I have written about the relationship between Israel non-profit organizations and groups that support their efforts by raising funds in the United States (and other countries). It is well known that these groups are referred to as “American Friends” and they are registered non … [Read more...] about Firing the American Friends: Can This Really Be Done?