NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web

Touching the world of Jewish philanthropy, here are two items appearing on other Web sites you may find of interest.

from the Boston Globe:

From donors who touch many, no new grants

As a result of Madoff’s investment scam, the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation notifies 80 nonprofit leaders in the Boston area that they will make no new grants in 2009.


Jewish Care Crunched

As Britain officially hit a recession, with thousands of employees this week being laid off or told they face the axe, one of the country’s leading communal organisations today revealed that it too was being forced to make redundancies.