Learn More About Philanthropy in Israel
This fall, at our second Israeli Philanthropy Conference in Tel Aviv (which we convened in partnership with in partnership with Tel Aviv University's Institute for Law and Philanthropy, the Forum of Foundations in Israel, and Committed to Give) , we shared some of the headlines from Spotlight on Israeli Philanthropy, a first-of-its kind study we commissioned about charitable giving in Israel.
Many of you have asked to see the full report, which is now available here.Read more
Reflecting on the Israeli Philanthropy Conference 2019
On September 9th, over 200 funders, foundation professionals, and philanthropic representatives gathered at the Suzanne Dellal Auditorium in Tel Aviv to be part of the growing community of Israeli philanthropists at the 2nd Israeli Philanthropy Conference.
It was presented by JFN Israel in partnership with Tel Aviv University's Institute for Law and Philanthropy, the Forum of Foundations in Israel, and Committed to Give. (Click here to read a blog post by JFN member Philippe J. Weil about the first Israeli Philanthropy Conference, which was held in 2017.)Read more
Mapping LGBTQ Organizations in Israel
By JDC Israel and The Agudah: The Israeli National LGBT Task Force
This first-of-its-kind mapping report was created to give funders the opportunity to structure collaborations that support the LGBTQ field in Israel.Read more
Welfare Nonprofits in Israel: A Comprehensive Overview
Authors: Shavit Madhala, Michal Almog-Bar, John Gal
From the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel
The study includes an analysis of active organizations working in the field of welfare between the years of 2013 and 2016 whose annual revenues exceeded NIS 500,000 – a total of 748 organizations. The research examines characteristics such as sources of revenue, the number of paid staff and volunteers, and the target populations they aim to reach.
The organizations are classified according to how long they have been operating, the scope of their economic activity, their geographic distribution, and other characteristics.Read more
Diaspora Philanthropy To Israel Is No Longer A One Way Street
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.”Read more
Milestone: The First Conference Exclusively on Israeli Philanthropy
It is not often that one can say, "I was there when it happened," or, "I participated in that meeting which changed the world".Read more
JFN Israel Celebrates Summer
Tuesday night (June 21), JFN Israel celebrated the longest day of the year on a gorgeous rooftop in Tel-Aviv. Andrés Spokoiny, JFN's President & CEO, addressed the Israeli membership on the rapid growth of Israeli philanthropy and the positive effect this continues to have on Jewish Philanthropy at large.Read more