Study Finds Jews Donate More to Poor by Debra Nussbaum Cohen Jews make more donations than people of other religions to “basic needs” causes, which are those that focus on food, shelter and other fundamental necessities, according to a recent study comparing philanthropic … [Read more...] about Jewish Donors Focus More on Fundamental Necessities
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5000 participants from around the world took part in yesterday's “Victory of Life” - Israel Race for the Cure. Under a sun-filled sky, young and old, female and male, they all came to support this first ever event here in Israel. Officially a race, all but a small handful of … [Read more...] about Walking for the Cure in Jerusalem
The Chief Rabbinate has recently decided to investigate the validity of conversions performed by the IDF (Israel Defense Forces); this could produce negative effect on as many as 4000 Israeli's who have undergone a program of Jewish studies - through the Nativ program - that lead … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Set to Battle Chief Rabbinate
by Jane Eisner Assembling the Forward 50 is like taking a stroll through recent history. Certain landmarks become immediately visible, while others take longer to discern. The Jewish story in the last year was characterized by the traditional worries - about the Jewish future … [Read more...] about Leading the Jewish Way: The 2010 Forward 50
by Shannon Sarna and Ruthie Warshenbrot More than half of the 2010 Slingshot organizations are headed by women. More than half of the 2009 Avi Chai Fellows (“the Jewish genius grant”) award winners are women. More than half of the current Joshua Venture Fellows are … [Read more...] about Jewish Community: Zero?