Deena K. Fuchs will join Jewish Funders Network to inaugurate the new role of Executive Vice President. In partnership with JFN President & CEO Andrés Spokoiny, Deena will help JFN to grow and transform as the organization seeks to enhance its role as a catalyst for partnerships and coalitions in the Jewish philanthropic world. Deena comes to JFN with nearly 20 years working in the philanthropic community, most recently as the Senior … [Read more...] about Deena Fuchs Joins Jewish Funders Network as Executive Vice President
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By Andrés Spokoiny The word focus comes from the Latin for “fire.” The “focus” was the fireplace in a Roman home. Fire draws our attention. It’s impossible to ignore. Remember the story of the bush that burned but was not consumed? Well, there’s a midrash that says the burning bush had been in that desert since the Creation of the World, but nobody noticed it until Moses. When you look at a fireplace, your eyes go to the flames. You … [Read more...] about Looking Past the Flames: Andrés Spokoiny’s Address to JFN 2019
The publication the JFN Greenbook on Young Adults at Risk presents new challenges and opportunities for funders. By Shula Mozes The publication of the JFN Greenbook on Young Adults at Risk on March 19th, 2019 is a landmark event. Reaching this milestone illustrates how much the field has grown since The Mozes Wolfowitz Foundation founded the Lamerhav program in Israel almost two decades ago. While it does not purport to be a narrative … [Read more...] about Young Adults at Risk in Israel
By Wayne Green The New Year is the start of conference and summit circuits. As the Jewish Teen Funders Network finalizes its programming for the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, I reflect on the importance of how we as professionals learn and why this JTFN Summit is taking on a new approach to understanding how we impact Jewish teen engagement and identity. In Jewish teen philanthropy programs today, professionals are tasked not with the … [Read more...] about Engage, Empower and Experience with us at the JTFN Summit 2019
Registration is now open for the JTFN Summit 2019.
Engage, empower, experience. That is what will be happening for professionals in the wider field of Jewish teen philanthropy programming and engagement at the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, CA, March 17-19, 2019. Through two and a half days of workshops, interactive sessions and plenaries, Summit attendees will learn with leaders in the field and guest speakers, as well as have time to … [Read more...] about Registration is Open for the JTFN Summit 2019
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