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Jewish Funders Network Creates Prize to Recognize Philanthropic Collaboration

Award Named after JFN Co-Founder Sidney Shapiro

NEW YORK – December 5, 2013 -- The Jewish Funders Network said today a prestigious award named after one of its founders would be redefined to recognize accomplishments by philanthropists who work together to further a common mission or goal.

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Heroism, Adaptation and Survival

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Chanukah: Giving First, Latkes Later

We take a break from grating onions and potatoes for the latkes to remind you that Chanukah is about more than presents and fried foods. Honest. The holiday is actually a great time to create new giving rituals with your family. And there will be plenty of latkes ready for when you’re done.

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To Be or Maccabee: Exactly What Is Thanksgivukkah is the Question

We're just three days away from Thanksgivukkah, the ultimate holiday mash-up (really ultimate, as it won't happen again for almost 80,000 years).

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The Satisfaction and Challenge of Impact Investing

We've been talking a lot lately at JFN about impact investing--which aims to provide an array of socially responsible investing that provides solid returns. This fall, we've hosted an engaging series of webinars on the topic, with a fourth that focuses on case studies from impact investing in Israel scheduled for December 9.

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Impact Investing Takes on Higher Profile in Israel

Impact investing—which aims to achieve a measurable social impact and a solid financial return—is taking on a more prominent role in philanthropic portfolio. JFN members heard recently how it’s being executed in Israel, from Dr. Yoav Ben-Dror, a JFN member and Founding Partner of Impact First Investments.

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The Jewish Response to Typhoon Haiyan

As the scope of the catastrophic destruction from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines continues to unfold, the Jewish community has joined in the emergency response to aid the millions directly affected by one of the strongest storms on record.

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Study Points The Way Toward More Avenues To Jewish Life

The New York Jewish Week.

Since the release of the Pew Research Center survey on American Jews, the question I’ve been asked most often is what surprises me about it.

What surprises me most is that anybody is surprised.

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Video: Impact Investing in Israel (Impact Investing Part 3)

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