By Leonard Saxe My colleagues and I at the American Jewish Population Project (AJPP) at Brandeis University have just released our latest estimates of the US Jewish population. As of 2018, there are nearly 7.5 million Jews in the United States. Contrary to conventional … [Read more...] about Gevalt: The American Jewish Population is Expanding!
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute has released the Women & Girls Index: Measuring Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes, which, for the first time, quantifies the number of charities in the United States dedicated to women and girls and the amount of charitable giving they rece … [Read more...] about Women’s Philanthropy Institute Launches First Index to Systematically Measure Total Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes
By Lila Corwin Berman, Benjamin Soskis and Steve Weitzman In a newly published study that draws on the first comprehensive data set of U.S.-based Jewish philanthropic organizations, Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim and Mathew Brookner show that such organizations gave more than $46 … [Read more...] about Announcing the Jewish Philanthropy Research Initiative
CASJE (Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education) released a request for proposals (RFP) to promote research that can make a difference in how Jewish education is practiced. Up to two grants of up to $30,000 each will be awarded to stimulate time-concentrated research … [Read more...] about CASJE Invites Another Round of Proposals for Research That Will Contribute to the Practice of Jewish Education
The Safety Respect Equity Coalition announced today the release of a first-of-its-kind report on sexual harassment and victimization within the Jewish communal world titled “We Need to Talk: A Review of Public Discourse and Survivor Experiences of Safety, Respect and Equity in J … [Read more...] about Safety Respect Equity Coalition Publishes Seminal Report Documenting Sexual Harassment and Victimization in the Jewish Communal World