How a Youth Program Is Engaging the Next Generation of Jewish Philanthropy

From Inside Philanthropy (April 22, 2021)

Philanthropist Ricky Shechtel used to wonder who would replace her when she could no longer serve the Jewish community the way she does now.

“I was on all these boards, sitting around all these tables, and I’m in my 40s, I’m in my 50s and I’m thinking, who’s going to be sitting at this table in 20 or 30 years? Who’s going to care about the stuff that we care about?”

Nowadays, Shechtel feels relatively confident that younger Jews will take up the mantle. That’s largely because of the work of organizations like Honeycomb, a program of the Jewish Funders Network, which she co-founded in 2006.

Read full article by Simone Ellin in Inside Philanthropy