by Paul Golin At any given time, the majority of US Jewish households are not affiliated with Jewish institutions like synagogues or JCCs. There are many reasons why, perhaps the most important being that the organized community hasn’t made a strong enough case for the meaning … [Read more...] about Including Those With Financial Challenges
Where Love and Charity Meet: Add Something Meaningful to Your Valentine's Day by Stephanie Stein So today is Valentine's Day - the holiday of love. Chocolate, teddy bears, candy hearts, diamonds and red roses abound ... everywhere you turn, someone is trying to sell you a … [Read more...] about Where Love and Charity Meet
Excerpted from an editorial in The Jewish Week: Helping Jews Fight Fair How are we to respond when Jewish cultural institutions are accused of hurting Israel’s cause by presenting exhibits, films or performances critical of particular aspects of the Jewish state’s … [Read more...] about We Have All Lost
by Chaim Katz Just recently, I read an interesting report about the planned closure of several major Jewish philanthropies in the US. According to the data provided, by the year 2020, approximately $2 billion dollars in philanthropic funds will no longer be available for … [Read more...] about Is Jewish Philanthropy on the Ropes?
by Stephen Muss I recently read in eJewish Philanthropy about the wonderful, exciting announcement of extraordinary support for Birthright by the Israel Government. I congratulate those who were responsible for this recognition of what Birthright has done - 300,000 college … [Read more...] about The Other Right of Birthright