According to a survey published yesterday by Ben-Gurion University's Israeli Center for Third Sector Research, 4,000 local charities and nonprofit organizations are in danger of closing in the next several months due to the growing global economic crisis. The Center estimates … [Read more...] about 4,000 Israeli Nonprofits in Danger of Closing
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
Touching the world of Jewish philanthropy, here are a few more items appearing recently on other Web sites you may find of interest. The European Council of Jewish Communities (ECJC) has announced it will soon be opening offices in Israel. The ECJC is active in dozens of … [Read more...] about NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web
Some selected quotes and stories from around the world wide web: Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer (Bloomberg): "This is going to be tough. The worst of the real side is yet to come." Rabbi Shmuly Boteach (Jerusalem Post): "... how is it that when so many of the … [Read more...] about NewsBits: The Madoff Mess
There is other news besides Madoff around our Jewish world on the this, the first day of Chanukah: Here in Jerusalem, a British tourist volunteering at the dig outside the Dung Gate, discovered 264 gold coins from the Byzantine Period. And this: Globes is reporting … [Read more...] about In Other News
The Yeshaya Horowitz Association, which predominately funds applied research projects in universities and hospitals in Israel, and had all their assets invested with Madoff has closed. Bar-Ilan University appears to be one of their largest recipients with a $3 million gift in … [Read more...] about Israeli Foundation Closes