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:
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.
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.