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Inside the Mind of Andrés Spokoiny (LA Jewish Journal)

An interview with JFN's President & CEO about topics including why he dropped out of rabbinical school, the role of philosophy in philanthropy, and the biggest crisis facing the Jewish world. [More...]
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Global Group of Donors to Gather to fight Israel’s High Haredi Poverty Rate

On December 2 in New York, Jewish Funders Network will bring together Jewish philanthropists from around the world for strategic discussions about fighting high rates of poverty and unemployment among Israel’s fast-growing Haredi community. [More...]
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CMJS: Closeness to Jewish grandparents helps explain some of disparities between children of inmarriage and of intermarriage

Closeness to Jewish grandparents helps to explain some of the disparities in Jewish engagement in young adulthood between children of inmarriage and children of intermarriage, and also between children of intermarriage with Jewish mothers and children of intermarriage with Jewish fathers. [More...]
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Charitable Giving Up Around World, Study Finds

A growing proportion of the world's population is giving money or time to charity, a new report from the Charities Aid Foundation finds. [More...]
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Jewish Week: Remembering That Night: Rabin's Legacy of Hope

JFN member Yuval Lion reflects on Rabin's murder, and his legacy of peace. [More...]

Upcoming Events

Webinar: Alleviating Poverty Through Jewish Leadership

December 1, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Can powerful leadership change the world? Working with AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, the Littauer Foundation is exercising Jewish leadership with the bold goal of alleviating poverty.

ACCELERATE: Haredi Employment & Economic Empowerment in Israel

December 2, 2015 -
7:30am to 4:30pm

Join other funders from the US, Israel, and Europe to discuss approaches to better integration of the Haredi community in Israel, both economically and socially.

Grow Your Impact

Growing Your Impact with Program Related Investments (PRIs)

December 3, 2015 -
8:00am to 9:30am

Learn how to grow your social impact sustainably by investing foundation funds in for-profit social ventures.


Webinar: Raising Responsible Children in an Age of Abundance

December 9, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Where are the success stories of children who were raised with wealth and went on to lead productive, motivated, and independent lives? What can wealthy parents learn from these success stories? Coventry Edwards‐Pitt, CFA, CFP is the Chief Wealth Advisory Officer of Ballentine Partners, LLC, a Boston‐based investment and wealth management firm that serves over 150 wealthy families across the US, Europe, and Canada.

Afternoon of Learning: Intermarriage & Jewish Engagement

December 10, 2015 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn more about the makeup of the Jewish community, intermarriage, and how better to engage and welcome these couples, families, and children.