The fact that Jewish federations and other Jewish public charities fund Canary Mission is simply business as usual.
One of the largest Jewish charities in the U.S. has been funding a shadowy online blacklist targeting college students who criticize Israel.
A last-minute funding cut from the umbrella group for Jewish federations nationwide could mean trouble for nine major Jewish charities.
Reports last week said that an address by Netanyahu had not been confirmed, which was considered unusual that close to the event.
SALARY SURVEY 2011: The Forward’s study of 76 Jewish groups finds little improvement for women in leadership, and the overall median annual salary dipped to $306,000.
The Jewish community wasn’t entirely unhappy when talks collapsed for a deficit deal that would have included harsh cuts. Then they realized across-the-board cuts would do damage, too.
Leaders of federated Jewish philanthropies agree almost unanimously that younger, under-50 Jewish donors—even those already committed to giving to Jewish causes—have little interested in giving to Israel, reports Haaretz’s Chemi Shalev in a blog post from the General Assembly of Jewish federations, now meeting in Denver.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s called on Jews to resist efforts to slam President Obama. She received only tepid applause at the General Assembly of Jewish federations.
Harold Grinspoon, the Jewish philanthropist who founded the PJ Library — a program that distributes free Jewish children’s books to families across the country — invites 50 or 60 of his closest friends and philanthropic collaborators to go hiking with him in Aspen, Colo., each summer. For some reason, this time he has invited me along.