By Andrés Spokoiny When my son, a high school senior, decided to take a science course that would look good on his college applications, he initially registered for one offered nearby. But when he discovered that Israel’s legendary Weizmann Institute was offering a science co … [Read more...] about The Covid Content Revolution
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By Andrés Spokoiny
Anybody who, like me, has ever tried to lose weight - and failed - has experienced some of the harsh realities of dieting. At the beginning, you get really encouraged, take decisive action, and see the results right away. The pounds seem to fall off, and … [Read more...] about Covid Was Not a Crash Diet: What Funders Need to Do in the Next Phase
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Jewish Funders Network is delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the 2021 J.J. Greenberg Memorial Award! The award honors foundation professionals age 40 and under who are engaged in grantmaking and have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in Jewish … [Read more...] about Nominations Open: 2021 J.J. Greenberg Memorial Award
By Deena K. Fuchs In a famous scene from Mel Brooks’ classic film, “Young Frankenstein,” one character says, “It could be worse. Could be raining,” only for a downpour to immediately begin. That’s what it was like for the most vulnerable among us when the Covid pandemic hit … [Read more...] about Fighting Jewish Poverty: Today Is That Rainy Day
Episode 15 of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network. (click image to listen) Guest: Professor Lila Corwin BermanMurray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University and Director of the Feinstein Center for American Jewish … [Read more...] about Lila Corwin Berman: How Political Is American Jewish Philanthropy?