By Keren Morag and Yariv Sultan When the COVID-19 lockdown was at its most severe in Israel at the end of April, I was scrolling through headlines and came across a deeply troubling article detailing the discovery of a dead body in a small apartment in Beer Sheba. The body … [Read more...] about Can Outcomes-based Philanthropy Save Lives?
Philanthropy in Israel
By Ari H. Jaffe A thirty-year-old organization has reinvented itself to provide credit to Israelis during the COVID crisis When my uncle, Professor Eliezer Jaffe z”l, made Aliyah in 1960, he set out to protect the most vulnerable members of Israeli society. At Je … [Read more...] about Ogen: The New Way to Invest in Israel
UJIA is seeking entrepreneurs, organizations and initiatives in Israel that aim to generate sustainable, measurable and beneficial social impact alongside a financial return in areas that align with their core focus in Israel. For more information and to apply, visit: … [Read more...] about UJIA Si3 announces Open Call for Proposals
By Rachel Cyrulnik, MPA
Passover Vibes in December
Passover is probably the last thing on your mind right now. First of all, a Passover under lockdown is still fresh in our minds, and we are still managing that post-traumatic stress. Second, getting through a COVID-style … [Read more...] about Why is this Year-End Different from all other Year-Ends?
Strategies for Closing Your 2020 Campaign
By Lonye Rasch For all Israelis, the lockdown triggered by COVID-19 poses a myriad of challenges, both emotional and economic. For those who experience domestic violence, however, basic safety becomes more elusive. “Home is the safest place to be for most people,” relates Liza … [Read more...] about Fallout from COVID-19 Brings More Domestic Violence, Jewish Women’s Collective Fund Responds