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JFN/JAFI/Goodman Mission to Ethiopia and Israel

Together with the Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation and the Jewish Agency for Israel, the Jewish Funders Network hosted a mission to Ethiopia and Israel last week for 45 funders. The group went to see firsthand the inspiring history and culture of the local Jewish community in both Addis Ababa and Gondar, flew alongside new olim (immigrants) to Israel (some of whom had been waiting for more than 15 years), and explored the complex issues new olim face once they arrive in Israel. The group also got to meet with the US and Israeli ambassadors to Ethiopia.

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November 17, 2022

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November 10, 2022

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Einat Wilf: Reclaiming Zionism

Episode 33 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.

Author and former Knesset member Einat Wilf talks to JFN President and CEO Andres Spokoiny about why so many people in the world misunderstand Israel and Zionism.

 

 

 

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Qudra & SVF Celebrate Joint Efforts at Nazareth Gathering

JFN Israel, together with Qudra - Arab Philanthropists Network and the Social Venture Fund for Jewish Arab Equality and Shared Society, organized a celebratory event in Nazareth on November 7, 2022 aimed at building a joint philanthropic networking platform. The joint event brought together ~40 Arab and Jewish philanthropists from Israel and the United States. The event was co-facilitated in Arabic and in English and aimed to enable the philanthropists to meet each other, learn about each other’s interests and concerns, and identify points of common interest.

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November 3, 2022

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Israeli Philanthropy Conference Like 'Coming Home'

Two hundred people -- a mix of foundation professionals and individual funders -- attended the third Israeli Philanthropy Conference in Tel Aviv this week. 

Organized jointly by JFN Israel, The Forum of Foundations in Israel, Committed to Give, Keshet-DAF, and the Center for Law and Philanthropy at Tel Aviv University, the conference was made possible with support from the Ted Arison Family Foundation, Azrieli Foundation, the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (Israel), Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, and Yad Hanadiv.

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October 27, 2022

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Eric K. Ward: Staying in the Room Together

Episode 32 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.

Eric K. Ward, a nationally recognized expert on authoritarian movements, hate groups and preserving inclusive democracy, talks to JFN's Andres Spokoiny about the importance of fostering respectful and open debate.

 

 

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October 20, 2022

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