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?
Partnership program celebrates 20 years of ongoing, meaningful engagement By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Every year, 80 teens from the northern Galilee region travel to the United Kingdom around the time of Yom HaZikaron (Israeli Remembrance Day) and Yom … [Read more...] about People to People is Pride of P2G
By Or Kashti Haaretz.com The heads of The Jewish Agency have told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu they will no longer take part in a government initiative to strengthen ties between Israel and Diaspora Jews. In a letter sent to Netanyahu last week, Jewish Agency leaders … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Pulls Out of Netanyahu’s Diaspora Initiative