(Session at JFN 2020 Virtual Convening, March 23, 2020)
Join Yohanan Plesner, president of the non-partisan Israel Democracy Institute and a former Member of Knesset, for an in-depth analysis of the March election results in Israel. In this March 17, 2020 webinar, Plesner discusses who won, who lost, and how the coronavirus changes everything.
JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny's presidential address at the JFN 2020 Virtual Convening, delivered on March 23, 2020.
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“These are the times that try men’s souls,” said Thomas Paine. And these times are trying ours.
These are times in which our character is being tested; our wisdom; our empathy; our compassion; our selflessness and being tried.Read more
The spread of the COVID-19 has drastically affected the entire world. For the Israeli philanthropic community, the past few weeks and those that lie ahead are especially challenging because, with Israel yet to form a permanent government, nonprofits have been unable to rely on government funding.Read more
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Jewish Funders Network and 18 of our member foundations issued this message to grantee partners:
Message to our Grantee Partners
Since biblical times, Judaism’s imperative has been to protect the most vulnerable members of society. Vulnerability has taken on new meaning in our communities today. It includes our friends and neighbors, teachers and rabbis, colleagues and family.Read more