By Deena K. Fuchs In a famous scene from Mel Brooks’ classic film, “Young Frankenstein,” one character says, “It could be worse. Could be raining,” only for a downpour to immediately begin. That’s what it was like for the most vulnerable among us when the Covid pandemic hit … [Read more...] about Fighting Jewish Poverty: Today Is That Rainy Day
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Several years ago, Ruth Messinger, Global Ambassador for American Jewish World Service, was at a conference of humanitarian and social activists from Africa and the United States. One speaker was Tamar Manasseh, an outspoken community advocate working … [Read more...] about JWFNY’s 2020 Convening:
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Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), through its YES (Youth, Education, & Special Projects) Fund, has announced a pilot grant called the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative to allocate funds to support programs, projects, and initiatives beyond Reform institutions that are … [Read more...] about Women of Reform Judaism announces New Grant Opportunity for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives
For generations, Jewish Federations across the continent have engaged tens of thousands of people in Jewish philanthropy, leading the way in innovations for young leaders, women’s philanthropy and more. To support and encourage the innovative strategies of the future, The Jewish F … [Read more...] about The Jewish Federations of North America Warmly Welcome Amplifier
Episode 15 of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network. (click image to listen) Guest: Professor Lila Corwin BermanMurray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University and Director of the Feinstein Center for American Jewish … [Read more...] about Lila Corwin Berman: How Political Is American Jewish Philanthropy?