The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund (LA) Opens 2018 Grant Cycle

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The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund announces the opening of its 2018 grant cycle. The Fund seeks to support the Jewish community in North America and Israel by searching out and supporting those unique ideas that are backed by passion and by leadership with a plan to strengthen and positively impact our Jewish community.

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Diaspora Philanthropy To Israel Is No Longer A One Way Street

Forward, February 26, 2018.

I follow Anshel Pfeffer’s column in Haaretz with assiduity. I usually find his mordant analyses profound and insightful. But I can’t help but take exception to his recent article, “Help Israel. Stop Giving It Money.”

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Beyond the D'var Torah: What Does Rich Jewish Content Mean?

What does "rich Jewish content" mean? What is the value of engaging more deeply with Jewish text, tradition, and values? Rabbis, educators, and other community experts respond.

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Former Obama Speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz at JFN on Rich Jewish Content

Sarah Hurwitz:"Trying to learn about Judaism has been one of the hardest things I have ever done. It makes working in the White House seem incredibly easy."

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Robert S. Glazier z"l

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Jewish Funders Network mourns the loss of our member Robert S. Glazier z"l.

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Weekend Reading

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We Need More Checkbook Philanthropy
Rick Moyers, Center for Effective Philanthropy

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Weekend Reading

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Tu Bishvat: Rousseau’s Social Contract and the Carob Tree

Our obligations extend to both past and future.

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Funding Health, Wellness, & Disease Prevention

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