[eJP note: This post, by Gidi Grinstein, was originally published on May 13, 2008, as part of a series on Philanthropy in Israel. With this year's Jewish Funders Network conference taking place in Israel, we thought it would be timely to rerun the series.] Too often we tend to … [Read more...] about Post 15: On Philanthropy and Leadership
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by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin While every charitable gift is planned, some are “more planned” than others. And in today’s charitable giving arena the importance of testamentary giving is more punctuated than ever, especially as Jewish Baby Boomers are aging ... quick … [Read more...] about Synagogues and Other Jewish Nonprofits: Tackling Planned Giving Yet?
Though today it is most commonly associated with gefilte fish, herring and potato kugel, Ashkenazi Judaism encompasses a rich tapestry of philosophy, arts, language, halachic discourse, and history. Born in the Middle Ages in Germany, it spread across Eastern Europe and into the … [Read more...] about Connecting to Ashkenazi Heritage, in Ashkenaz Itself
by Barry Camson Introduction In the twenty first century, there are increasing instances of people and organizations operating as networks. This is certainly supported by the interactive capabilities of the Internet. Beyond this, there is the recognition that often the … [Read more...] about The CVO Network: An Innovative Approach To Leveraging Resources In The NGO Sector
from New York Post: Ezra finally pays After a bitter three-year legal battle, Ezra Merkin, the Manhattan moneyman who funneled more than $2 billion to convicted Ponzi king Bernie Madoff, is nearing a settlement with the New York attorney general that could have him shell … [Read more...] about Madoff Moneyman Merkin near $400m AG Deal