JFN TV (Videos)

Video: Holocaust Ignorance: Problems & Solutions

A webinar on the state of Holocaust knowledge and education in North America, with experts from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (Claims Conference), Yad Vashem, and the Azrieli Foundation.

On this past Yom HaShoah, the Claims Conference released the findings of a Holocaust Awareness and Knowledge Survey, conducted in the United States. The study revealed alarming gaps in knowledge; while most Americans have some level of awareness of the Holocaust, 41% of those surveyed, and two thirds of Millennials, did not know about Auschwitz, and one third of all those surveyed thought fewer than 2 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

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Video: Who Tells Your Story? Archiving Jewish Philanthropy

Jewish foundations and philanthropists have taken on a critical role in Jewish life around the world, developing visions for the future and bringing those visions to life through their giving. We need to preserve the story of this work in funders' own voices — through their own records — so that future generations of Jewish communal leaders and historians will truly understand funders' visions, values, and activities. This task has taken on new urgency in a digital age as keeping and donating your “papers” is no longer such a straightforward task.

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Securing Jewish Communities

A webinar with leaders from the Secure Community Network (SCN), an initiative of JFN member organization Jewish Federations of North America, for a briefing on the state of security in North American Jewish communities.

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Briefing: Fires Devastating the Los Angeles Jewish Community

Wildfires in greater Los Angeles have killed people and are destroying thousands of homes, as well as Jewish institutions: Camp Hess Kramer, Gindling Hilltop Camp, Shalom Institute (Camp JCA Shalom), and Ilan Ramon Day School. In this briefing, local Jewish communal leaders discuss the impact of this disaster on the Jewish community in the region and how funders can help.

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Briefing: Pittsburgh Jewish Communal Immediate Needs

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Aged Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise: Purposeful Later Lives and Legacies of Meaning

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A Year After Charlottesville: White Supremacism, America, and the Jews

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Family Separation, Refugees, & Immigrants: Briefings & Interactive Discussion

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Evolving Jewish Philanthropy: Jack Wertheimer & Andrés Spokoiny

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Etgar Keret at JFN 2018

Etgar Keret, internationally-acclaimed Israeli writer, addresses the Jewish Funders Network 2018 International Conference in Tel Aviv.

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