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    Etgar Keret at JFN 2018

    Etgar Keret, internationally-acclaimed Israeli writer, addresses the Jewish Funders Network 2018 International Conference in Tel Aviv.

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    Stop Stopping

    “Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from destroying itself. Heir to a corrupt history, in which are mingled fallen revolutions, technology gone mad, dead gods, and worn-out ideologies, where mediocre powers can destroy all yet no longer know how to convince, where intelligence has debased itself to become the servant of hatred and oppression.”

    — Albert Camus, Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1957

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  • Upcoming events

    Arab and Jewish LGBTQ Identities in Israel (Third Party Event)
    Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Location details provided upon RSVP

    Join Israel Gay Youth's International Secretary Liana Meirom and Coordinator of Arab Groups, ALWAN, Nizar Helawy, for an in-depth discussion of Jewish and Arab LGBTQ realities in Israel, and the status of efforts to enhance acceptance and understanding for diversity in the LGBTQ community, and gender and sexual difference within Arab society.

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    Family Separation, Refugees, & Immigrants: Briefings & Interactive Discussion
    Monday, June 25, 2018 at 12:30 PM

    Join us for a briefing on the situation on the Southwest U.S. border, family separation, and how Jewish philanthropists can respond.


    Funder Collaboratives: The Potholes, Potentials, and Possibilities (Third Party Webinar)
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 01:00 PM

    Is collaborative funding right for you? Funder collaboratives can leverage skills and networks and can amplify the impact of your grantmaking but they can also face many bumps in the road. Join this webinar to learn about the ingredients of a successful funder collaborative, explore examples of collaborative successes and challenges, and get practical advice as you consider joining, developing or managing a funding collaborative.

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