by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin “Jewish women give more, make decisions more emotionally, and are more consistent donors.” Clearly to many, women are making a significant impact in the Jewish philanthropic community as dedicated leaders, donors, volunteers, and advocates. In our recent interview with New York City leader and donor Susan Stern, we learned more about the growing role of women in Jewish philanthropy and the “hot … [Read more...] about Let’s Pay More Attention to Jewish Women as Donors!
December is the time of the secular year where we look backward and forward - making best-of lists and summarizing our prognostications for the future. While many faiths join together for revelries related to the secular new year, for Jews it is also the season to recall the value of perseverance and faith in collective Jewish endeavors, as well as the unexpected miracles that we encounter along the way. So in the spirit of the new year but … [Read more...] about A Chanukiyah of Predictions for 2010
The Zionist Approach to Business by Eli Morano If you associate the involvement of Jewish business leaders from the Diaspora in Israel with planting groves and dedicating buildings in Israel, your worldview is not up to date. Jewish business people from across the world are helping to develop the connection between Jewish communities in the Diaspora and the new generation of visionary, creative Israeli entrepreneurs, and they are changing … [Read more...] about The Winning Formula of Partnership 2000
It’s that time of year again - the days are shorter and colder, and across cultures people huddle together with family members, and brighten the dark evenings with orbs of light. Chanukah is upon us. We eat latkes and jelly donuts to remember the oil that miraculously lasted in the ancient temple. We light candles each night, increasing light and holiness in the world. We remember the miraculous victory of the few against the many, and celebrate … [Read more...] about Spinning
Israel is among the biggest importers of philanthropic funding in the West, according to a survey that was conducted and commissioned by the Center for the Study of Philanthropy in Israel at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through the Central Bureau of Statistics. The survey shows that most revenue received in 2006 comes from abroad and amounts to 5.1 billion NIS and makes up 67.5 percent of income of non-profit organizations. The survey … [Read more...] about Israel: One of the Biggest Importers of Philanthropic Funding