Posts from April 2012
Passover is a holidays of journeys. The journey of the Hebrews from Egypt to the Promise Land; the journey from Slavery to Freedom and the ultimate journey: the Jews' road to peoplehood. Somewhere along this momentous journey, a ragtag bunch of slaves become the People of the Book and gave to humanity the eternal ethical and moral values that guide us to this very day.
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Before business school students set out to master capitalism, Stanford University lecturer Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen teaches them how to master philanthropy. She spoke with the Wall Street Journal about what makes a philanthropist—and what most donors get wrong.
The buzz surrounding prize philanthropy has been growing for some time. As the field explores this model, Family Giving News notes that it is not a replacement for traditional grantmaking, but can be a welcome addition to a family foundation or individual philanthropist’s toolbox.
A couple of years ago, my sons, among other first graders, participated in something called chagigat hasefer, the celebration of the book.
By Dan Perla
The results of MATCH 4 are in and the numbers are impressive. Consider the following statistics:
On March 7, at JFN's New York headquarters, we hosted member Eric Benhamou and the Israel Venture Network for a breakfast meeting to learn about ways to create sustainable social change through social enterprise and venture philanthropy.
Yesterday when I decided I was joining my husband in support of this challenge I did not realize how hard this would be. I crave vegetables and fruits and even though we are trying to keep this challenge with a balanced diet , it requires that you drink tons of water.
I’m just getting started with the SNAP Challenge and find myself on a tour of NYC urban agriculture. The visits we made are hopeful signs of folks trying to make a difference on issues of healthy food, social enterprise and urban living, while trying to make good food more affordable.