Greenbooks: Definitive. Comprehensive. Objective.


Greenbooks are topical, user-friendly research reports for funders, published by JFN. Each volume highlights a challenge facing the Jewish community, maps out the background and current status, and details a wide range of funding approaches to solving the problem.

Greenbook: Arts as a Driver for Social Change in Israel

Greenbook Volume 5 explores the tremendous potential of an educated philanthropic investment in the arts as an engine for social change in Israel.

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Greenbook: Funding Jewish Overnight Camp

Greenbook Volume 4 aims to inform the vital conversation about the role of Jewish overnight camps in fostering Jewish identity and commitment.

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Greenbook: Funding Environmental Stewardship in Israel

Investing in the environment is no longer about nature conservation alone, but more broadly about investing in social justice, equality, education, and societal-environmental health.

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Greenbook; Hitchadshut Yehudit, Jewish Renewal in Israel

Hitchadshut Yehudit (Jewish Renewal) refers to programs that offer Jewish Israelis opportunities for learning, cultural expression, identity exploration, spirituality and prayer, and social action. All are explicitly based on Jewish values, texts and traditions, and infused with pluralism and autonomy.  

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Greenbook: Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability

The first Greenbook is “Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability: A Guide for Funders,” by Daniel M. Held, a doctoral student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. It was reviewed by an advisory group of active day school funders.

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