PJ Library has expanded to six new countries and two new languages. Programs in Brazil, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are shipping children’s books to thousands of families for the first time, and new programs are launching in Ireland and Estonia. The expansion of the p … [Read more...] about PJ Library Expands to Six New Countries and Two New Languages
The Jewish Agency for Israel is launching the 'COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis (The Fund),' together with its partners Keren Hayesod and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). This comes in response to urgent calls from communities and organizations in countries … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Launches COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis
By Yael Raz When a watershed moment on terrorism arrives, it is unmistakable. For Americans, it was the 9/11 attacks. For Jews in the U.S. and worldwide, it was this past year’s synagogue attacks in Pittsburgh, Poway, and Halle. In Israel, the watershed moment came two d … [Read more...] about A Model of Cooperation and Impactful Philanthropy in Times of Emergency
Keren Hayesod does not set policy, run its own projects or plant forests. Its social capital is just that: capital. By Alex Traiman (JNS) Here’s a riddle: What Israeli institution about to celebrate its centennial anniversary, is not officially part of the government, but has a … [Read more...] about Impact Investing Meets Social Welfare: How a 99-year-old Israeli Institution Stays Relevant
By Judy Maltz Haaretz.com The winner of one of the top annual awards for service to the Jewish community, Sherly America-Gosal was not an obvious pick. Forget the fact that she isn’t Jewish. America-Gosal, president of the Keren Hayesod’s women’s division and a devout Evang … [Read more...] about Evangelical Aid was Once Taboo in Israel. Now It’s On The Rise. Why?