Episode 21 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Philanthropist, author, and JFN member Lisa Greer talks to host Andrés Spokoiny about philanthropic strategy, some common mistakes fundraisers and philanthropists make, and ways to strengthen relationships between funders and nonprofits.
Lisa is the author of the 2020 book, “Philanthropy Revolution: How to Inspire Donors, Build Relationships and Make a Difference” (Harper Collins), the first such book written from the perspective of a philanthropist.Read more
Episode 20 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Dena Libman of the Azrieli Foundation and Jack Wertheimer of Jewish Theological Seminary talk about findings from Wertheimer's 2020 "Grantees and Their Funders" report, one of the catalysts for GrantED: Stronger Relationships, Greater Impact, a joint project of JFN and UpStart.Read more
JFN's Andrés Spokoiny, Natan's Felicia Herman and Others On How a Jewish Communal Apocalypse Was Avoided
Why haven't we seen the dire institutional turbulence that many predicted a year ago? Yehuda Kurtzer discusses the lessons of 2008 and the role of Jewish philanthropy in the pandemic with guests from three major philanthropic organizations on this week's episode of the Identity/Crisis podcast.Read more
Episode 19 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Cintra Pollack, an investor, philanthropist and JFN board member, talks about impact investing, generational differences, and balancing her family philanthropy with her Jewish Federation involvement.Read more
Episode 18 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Israeli-American behavioral economist, Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling author Dan Ariely is an advisor to Keshet, the new donor-advised fund JFN and its partners brought to Israel. In this episode, he talks to JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny about strategies for promoting positive social outcomes, including getting people to be more philanthropic. They also discuss uniquely Israeli approaches to problem-solving, how Dan's personal history shaped his career, and the cookbook he wants to write.Read more
Episode 17 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Ilana Kaufman, executive director of the Jews of Color Initiative, and host Andrés Spokoiny discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, how Covid is impacting Jews of color, and how the Jewish community can do a better job of including and serving Jews of color.
Episode 13 of What Gives? The Jewish Philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Guest: Professor James Loeffler, Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Virginia and author of "Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the 20th Century." He is also the organizer of "How the Law Treats Hate: Antisemitism and Anti-Discrimination Reconsidered," an online conference on September 10 from 12:15-5:30 p.m. ET.Read more
Episode 12 of What Gives? The Jewish Philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Guest: Jay Sanderson, President and CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Jay Sanderson talks about what he's learned so far from the Covid pandemic, what he's cooking, the time he met David Ben-Gurion — and much more!