As Passover Begins, a Primer on Jewish Poverty

From eJewish Philanthropy (March 26, 2021)

Just before the pandemic hit, the Jewish Funders Network (JFN), an education and support organization for foundations and individual donors who give at least $25,000 annually in the name of Jewish causes, started a newsletter on Jewish poverty. About 300 people signed up to receive it; now, 740 people do, said Julie Wiener, a JFN spokeswoman. JFN hosts an “affinity group” to facilitate communication and cooperation around the issue of Jewish poverty that consists of foundations, federations, direct service providers, researchers, advocates and media outlets.

Read full article by Helen Chernikoff in eJewish Philanthropy.