Recipients of Matching Grants announced in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman New York, June 13, 2017 -The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) and Jewish Funders Network (JFN) today announced the recipients of funding under the special matching grants program created in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman. The announcement identified 22 organizations as grantees of Breaking Barriers, which will fund programs that … [Read more...] about Genesis Prize Foundation and Jewish Funders Network to Fund 22 Programs Focused on Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Jewish Life
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3.2 million NIS will support variety of projects promoting cultural inclusion of people with disabilities Jerusalem (April 2, 2017) - The results of the Israeli part of the “Breaking Barriers” competition for grants from the prize fund of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman were announced today in Jerusalem. Perlman announced last September that his prize money would be directed to support local organizations and projects that promote … [Read more...] about Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman’s Israeli Grants Announced
Does your organization develop programs that promote inclusion of people with disabilities in the Jewish community? If so, consider applying for a grant through "Breaking Barriers," a matching grant program developed in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman and administered by Jewish Funders Network. Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2017. The initiative will promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all … [Read more...] about Reminder: “Breaking Barriers” Matching Grant Program – Applications Closing Soon
By Dr. Michael Shire and Dr. Keren McGinity Intermarriage has been prevalent throughout my professional life as a Jewish educator. From the 1980s when I entered the field, there have been countless studies, debates, halachic dicta, rabbinic pronouncements all aimed at warning against the dangers of the phenomenon of intermarriage. Time and again, the Jewish community has lurched from overt hostility to grudging acceptance without approval for … [Read more...] about Why would a Graduate School of Jewish Education teach about Intermarriage?
The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) and the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) today launched “Breaking Barriers,” a matching grant program in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman. The initiative will promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of Jewish communal life, echoing Mr. Perlman’s lifelong dedication to breaking barriers and creating a society fully inclusive for people of all abilities. This is the … [Read more...] about Matching Grants Honoring Itzhak Perlman will Support Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Jewish Life