by Shuey Fogel International organizations have been highly successful in raising funds from the United States through U.S. based charities commonly referred to as “Friends of” organizations. These charities are registered in the States and have 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, all … [Read more...] about Are “American Friends of” Organizations a Thing of the Past?
by Lee Wunsch What is “community”? This is a difficult question to ask and, today, for many Jewish Federations, it is an existential one as well. Since the dawn of the Jewish Federation system we have led the Jewish people through their darkest hours and brightest moments. … [Read more...] about What About Our Future?
The Israel Free Loan Association, based on a Jewish concept endorsed by the sage Maimonides, offers Israel's working poor interest-free loans. from Israel 21c: Making ends meet, with dignity The IFLA, which purports to be the largest organization of its kind in the … [Read more...] about Maimonides: A Loan is Better than Charity
An annual new summer season of culture will take place in Jerusalem beginning in 2011. This new season will focus on supporting arts and culture with a cutting edge, contemporary feel by integrating existing art, introducing new programs and facilitating collaborations among … [Read more...] about Premiering 2011: The Jerusalem Season of Culture
from The Jerusalem Post: The business of philanthropy “Philanthropy needs to be run like a business, it’s not just about feeling good that you have just given half a million dollars to a worthy cause, but rather about figuring out how best to leverage the dollars that you ha … [Read more...] about Jeff Farber on The Business of Philanthropy