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What Do a Wake-Up Call, a Reporter and the Next Generation Have in Common?

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What Do a Wake-Up Call, a Reporter and the Next Generation Have in Common?

A conversation I had with an American colleague, a board member and donor for one of Israel's leading cultural institutions, made me realize the dialogue between the Israeli- and non-Israeli philanthropists and activists was at a critical crossroad: She told me she wants to discontinue her involv

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