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A Day Like Today in Jerusalem

As funders, we need to stop watching [the] deterioration of civility from the sidelines. We certainly are part of the problem, but we are also part of the solution. By choosing who, what, and how we fund, we can reward or punish specific behaviors. [More...]
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Five Lessons for New Philanthropists

In this piece for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Kimberly Dasher Tripp & Michael Kleinman offer five suggestions that new philanthropists should consider to more effectively maximize and measure impact. [More...]
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Lessons for a Lifetime of Judaism

In the final installment of a four-part series about the long-term impact of Jewish teen philanthropy in eJewish Philanthropy, Dafna Laskin, Communications Associate with JTFN, highlights how one teen's involvement in his local Jewish youth philanthropy program helped him find his Jewish [More...]
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JFN Member Daryl Messinger to Become First Female Chair of Union for Reform Judaism

She will become the first woman to hold the top lay leadership position in the URJ, which covers 900 synagogues and 1.5 million Jews in North America, according to a URJ release issued June 30. [More...]
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The Difference of a Year

In Part 3 of a series about the long-term impact of Jewish teen philanthropy in eJewish Philanthropy, Briana Holtzman, Program Director of JTFN’s Teen Foundation Board Incubator, discusses several of the less obvious benefits of Jewish teen philanthropy programs. [More...]