Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund? Here's A Better Strategy for Addressing the Crisis

In the current crisis, we are hearing calls in the Jewish media and in leadership conversations to launch an “emergency campaign” creating a “central fund” to “save” the Jewish community system from the devastating impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Video: Jewish Arts and Artists in a Time of COVID-19

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J-Serve, the International Day of Youth Service Debrief

This Sunday, the Jewish Teen Funders Network (JTFN) launched a new online teen philanthropy initiative and program in partnership with BBYO to support J-Serve, the International Day of Youth Service. Throughout the day, hundreds of teens from around the world participated in new ways of doing service within the confines of social distancing and, importantly, embraced a fundamental component of service to the community: philanthropy.

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Emergency Partnership Procuring Desperately Needed Supplies for Jewish Institutions

Jewish Funders Network has teamed up with the Jewish Federations of North America, the Association of Jewish Aging Services, and the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies to bulk purchase desperately needed protective equipment on behalf of Jewish healthcare providers across North America. This emergency partnership is focusing on the most vulnerable members of society — nursing and rehabilitation home residents, isolated elderly and persons with disabilities – and is currently procuring supplies for over 100 organizations across North America.

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Video: Supporting Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19

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Welcome to Our New Staff Members

We are delighted to welcome Ari Rudolph, JFN’s new Vice President of Philanthropic Engagement. In this new position encompassing the traditional member services responsibilities and new avenues of engagement for different cohorts of members and prospects, he will be responsible for developing and overseeing JFN’s member relationship and engagement strategies, developing relationship management and stewardship systems, and ensuring a robust programmatic and educational offer for members and prospects according to their specific needs.

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Video: Israel’s Social Sector In the Wake of COVID-19

(Session at JFN 2020 Virtual Convening, March 23, 2020)

 

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Video: Plenary from Day 1 of JFN 2020 Virtual Convening

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Video: Coronavirus Is a Test, and Failing Is Not an Option

JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny speaks at the JFN 2020 Virtual Convening on March 23, 2020. Read the speech here.

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Coronavirus Resource Hub

Last updated: April 6

Coronavirus Resources & Online Events

 

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