The North American Jewish federation system raised $2.4 billion last year. The system now has more than $13 billion in endowment funds. Its umbrella organization, the United Jewish Communities, made the announcement today for the system of 155 Jewish federations and 400 … [Read more...] about UJC Raises $2.4 Billion in ’07
Jewish Federations of NA/formerly UJC
The Jewish Agency for Israel began a new campaign today in the Israeli press. In front page mega-sized ads they proclaim: "Keeping the promise that any Jew, every Jew, has a home in Israel." The interesting sidebar, JAFI's new tagline: As Israel's largest and most … [Read more...] about JAFI’s New Advertising Campaign
Perhaps, perhaps not. But one thing is certain: in their relations with both the American Jewish community and the growing and influential world of Anglo Olim, JAFI is in serious need of a spin-doctor. I remember well two plus years ago, when Zeev Bielski, the popular and … [Read more...] about The Jewish Agency, An Organization In Crisis?
In an historic new agreement, for the first time ever, Christian supporters will join the JAFI Board of Governors. According to a breaking story on The Jerusalem Post web site, an agreement was signed earlier today between the (Chicago based) International Fellowship for … [Read more...] about Christian Supporters to Join JAFI B.O.G.
According to an article this past week in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, " a generation of young Jewish donors is increasingly opting not to give to the causes supported by their parents and grandparents but are instead creating charities and foundations that are directly … [Read more...] about Generational Shift Seen in Giving to Jewish Causes