Two Jewish charities were named by the U.K.'s Charity Commission as subject to a "class inquiry" after they failed to file annual documents for two years or more: The Society of Friends of the Torah The Yad Vochessed Association The Society of Friends of Torah lists … [Read more...] about U.K. Charity Commission Opens Inquiry Into 2 Jewish Charities
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Every year, hundreds of Israel-focused NPOs represented in the U.S. seek charitable support from American donors, yet the charitable marketplace continues to evolve at breakneck speed. Even Jewish Federations, traditional bastions of support for Israel, are creating new models to … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Event: How America Gives
Applications for the 2014-15 JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps are now open. The Global Jewish Service Corps (JSC) is a year-long, paid opportunity for Jewish young professionals to volunteer overseas with JDC, the world's leading Jewish humanitarian … [Read more...] about Apply Now: The 2014-15 Global Jewish Service Corps
by Jacob Kamaras JNS.org The “red line” associated with Iran’s nuclear program or Syria’s use of chemical weapons has sparked an ongoing international debate, in which both Israeli and Diaspora Jews have made their voices heard. But a debate that hits closer to home for Ameri … [Read more...] about Where Do Jewish Federations Draw the ‘Red Line’ on Opinions About Israel?
“There have been too many examples of mishandling of communal funds, in Europe and here in Israel, and ‘trust us’ is just not enough anymore.” (Rabbi Uri Regev) by Jan Jaben-Eilon When the Polish edition of Forbes magazine published an expose on the long-controversial restit … [Read more...] about Are Jewish Communal Funds in Poland Being Mishandled?