Jews in parts of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy and Belgium were particularly badly affected during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with communities in London, Manchester, Scotland, Stockholm, Milan and Brussels showing unusually high mortality levels at that … [Read more...] about New Study takes 1st Global Look at Mortality of Jews from Covid-19
The Jewish Futures Project (JFP) has been following multiple cohorts of Birthright participants, and others who applied to the program but did not go, for over a decade. In the sixth wave of the JFP study, they explore whether Birthright’s long-documented impact on connection to I … [Read more...] about New Research: Jewish Futures Project. Birthright Israel’s First Decade of Applicants: A Look at the Long-term Program Impact
In response to the compounded crises of 2020, foundation leaders report reevaluating and making significant changes to their practices - including loosening or eliminating grant restrictions, increasing their spending levels, and placing a newfound emphasis on listening to … [Read more...] about New Study Finds Foundations Making Significant Changes in Response to 2020 Crises
The Center for Effective Philanthropy has released New Attitudes, Old Practices: The Provision of Multiyear General Operating Support: Multiyear general operating support (GOS) provides nonprofits with the flexibility to use funds to fulfill their missions and the ability to … [Read more...] about What’s Stopping Foundations from Providing Multi-Year Grants for Nonprofits’ General Operations?
JPR / Institute for Jewish Policy Research has released Jews in Europe at the turn of the Millennium: Population trends and estimates. The study contains a thorough and up-to-date analysis of demographic trends among Jews in Europe, and latest Jewish population counts across … [Read more...] about New Report: Jews in Europe at the turn of the Millennium: Population Trends and Estimates