[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
eJewish Philanthropy is pleased to welcome Gidi Grinstein, the Founder and President, of the Reut Institute, who has graciously provided us with the English translation of his series of blog posts on Philanthropy in Israel. Gidi is considered one of the leading policy analysts … [Read more...] about Jewish Philanthropy in Israel
Jewish philanthropy in Israel is at a crossroads. Powerful trends are marginalizing its impact on Israeli society. More than a billion dollars of philanthropic giving from Jews worldwide, spurred by endless goodwill, passion and care, are not impacting Israel or contributing to … [Read more...] about Synopsis: Diaspora and Jewish Philanthropy in Israel: Overhaul or Be Marginalized
This series of blog posts deals with non-Israeli Jewish philanthropy in Israel with the objective of making a contribution to its effectiveness and relevance. When I started working on this project, my wife, friends and colleagues asked me why I care enough to spend so many … [Read more...] about Post 1: Flight on the Wings of Jewish Philanthropy
As I mentioned in the first post of this series, my perspective in writing this series is that of a Jew and an Israeli, in that order (for a more elaborate discussion, please see the first post of my blog A Link in the Chain). I am also a grantee that has realized a dream and a … [Read more...] about Post 2: Why Should we Care?