Five years ago, the Met Council was one of the largest, most powerful charities in New York City. Today, it’s little but an afterthought.
UJA is known for its celebrity-filled luncheons and its lavish spending on parties and galas.
Each year, the Diller Foundation awards 15 exceptional Jewish teens $36,000 each. Here are the 2017 winners:
Richard Spencer’s National Policy Institute received a huge amount of money through donor-adviser funds linked to a Georgia foundation.
At a benefit for pediatric cancer research, chefs including Zahav’s Michael Solomonov took to the stove to raise money.
Lawyers for creditors left in the lurch by the collapse of the massive social service agency FEGS appear to be preparing to sue a former FEGS executive who took a $92,000 bonus as the charity blew to bits.
If one were to pick a hip-hop star to plug challah baking for a Jewish charity event, an obvious first choice would be Drake — the nice Canadian Jewish boy who went to day school and rapped about his bar mitzvah on “Saturday Night Live.” But don’t underestimate how many celebrities love the taste of…
Apparently, several Jewish organizations have benefited from Eric Trump Foundation monies.
I urge American donors to Israel who wish to combat Trumpism in America do so with new charitable dollars rather than at the expense of contributions to Israel organizations who rely on American friends.
We may go to the polls once or twice a year, but we vote with our money choices every day — and those money votes add up to determine the state of our communities, our nation and our world.