Confronting Ourselves in the Mirror
A Rosh Hashana message from JFN's CEO
Anosognosia is one of the most perplexing mental conditions. The term was first used in 1914 by French neurologist Joseph Babinksy to identify a delusion in which a patient suffering from an illness is unable to understand that he or she is disabled or ill. When confronted with the obviousness of the illness, such as being asked why they are in a hospital, or why they could not move a limb, patients typically resort to colorful and extremely creative confabulations.
Today is the last day for early registration.
Take advantage and join us at the JFN West Regional Convening for:
- Andrés Spokoiny, JFN’s CEO, will join us to share his perspective and insights on some of the most relevant issues of our time, our role as funders, and the philanthropic landscape connected to impact.
- High-Impact Philanthropy Insights: After learning together with The University of Pennsylvania's Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP)’s experts, we will explore real-world use cases with funders and leaders who have successfully harnessed philanthropy to drive transformational and sustainable change.
- Diverse Perspectives: In TED-style talks, we will hear from prominent leaders in critical areas such as climate change, reproductive health, and Jewish education.
- Measuring Success When Success May Not be Measurable: Using the fight against antisemitism as a jumping off point, funders and their professional counterparts will participate in a roundtable discussion on establishing measurable outcomes and impact in fields that are often difficult to measure. Hear from Matt Williams, Vice President for Antisemitism Research at the Anti Defamation League, Amy Spitalnick, CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, Shayna Triebwasser, Executive Director of the Righteous Persons Foundation, and Kenneth Marcus, Esq., founder and chairman of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law.
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