Jewish Journal

Behind social entrepreneurship, a surprising force

by Dara Weinerman Steinberg, JTA

November 21, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Participants gathered in Dec. 2010 for a Jewish food conference organized by the Jewish environmental organization Hazon, in Sonoma County, Calif. (Courtesy of Hazon)/JTA

Five years ago, when I began to work for Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation, I met with a colleague who worked with early-stage... read full article

  • Modeling volunteerism in Israel as an observant Zionist

    by Orit Arfa

    November 20, 2014 | 2:33 pm

    This year, Jay Shultz won’t be making a Thanksgiving dinner for the hundreds of American olim (immigrants) he has managed to unite in Tel Aviv through...

  • Cancer research is this teen’s cause

    by Cyndi Bemel

    November 20, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    When she was 11 years old, Morgan Davidson made a promise to her dying grandmother, Barbara Klass, that she would help others who suffered from...

  • Sharing tzedakah with the next generation

    by Leslee Komaiko

    November 20, 2014 | 2:03 pm

    Like many doting grandparents, Peggy and Ed Robin have given their grandchildren small cash gifts over the years. Last year, they upped the ante and...

  • My year of street tzedakah

    by Rabbi John Rosove

    November 20, 2014 | 11:17 am

    When I lived in Berkeley in the late ’60s and early ’70s, walking along Telegraph Avenue could be expensive if you gave to every panhandler who asked...

  • Survivor: Eva Perlman

    by Jane Ulman

    November 19, 2014 | 12:24 pm

    The alert came at dusk. Eva Perlman (then called Eva Hanna Gutmann), just 12 years old, looked out the window of the apartment her family was renting in...

  • Photographers share their favorite weddings photos

    by Ryan E. Smith

    November 14, 2014 | 1:07 pm

    For a newly married couple, the wedding day itself can be a blur. The nerves, the excitement, the rush of a life-changing celebration. That’s why the...

  • Gifts for the wedding party

    by Julie Bien

    November 14, 2014 | 12:17 pm

    Show your appreciation for members of the wedding party by giving them a token of your love and friendship. Whether it’s matching ties for all the...

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