Jewish Philanthropy Happenings

Some links from last week:

Billionaires to build a ‘school of leadership’

An international school of Jewish and technological leadership will be founded in two years in Jerusalem, to foster the next generation of leaders in Israel and the Jewish world.

Evangelical Group Cuts Off Donations to Jewish Agency

A group that directs evangelical Christian donations to Jewish causes has cut off funding to the Jewish Agency for Israel, imperiling a controversial partnership agreement that was signed only months ago.

Federation’s rep in Israel says she is an optimist

People are very open to what philanthropy can do.” They are discovering, she added, “that when you give to others, it makes you feel more rooted.