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  • Star Wars and Jewish Cosmic Wars

    December 31, 2015 | 11:02 am

    I made a bet with myself that I could resist using the Star Wars craze as an analogy to write something about the state of the Jewish world. The moment I lost that bet was when I discovered, in Terror in the Name of God, Mark Juergensmeyer’s landmark book about religious extremism,...

  • Maccabean dream or Hasmonean nightmare? (Chanukah 5776)

    December 11, 2015 | 10:22 am

    In 1972, during Richard Nixon’s visit to China, Premier Zhou Enlai was asked what he thought about the French Revolution. He responded, “Too early to tell”. His answer is celebrated to this day as an illustration of the supposed Chinese ability—and the Western need—to take the long...

  • Andres Spokoiny puts Jewish philanthropy under the microscope

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 18, 2015 | 2:17 pm

    As president and CEO of the Jewish Funders Network (JFN), Andres Spokoiny offers guidance and advice regarding the expenditure of billions of Jewish philanthropic dollars. Based in New York, the Argentinian-born Spokoiny helps shape the philanthropic visions of more than 1,500...

  • Israeli entrepreneurs are spending on social justice

    March 26, 2012 | 10:43 am

    Capitalism in pursuit of social justice.

    The notion is becoming more common in Israel as a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators in the fields of high-tech, industry and real estate is delving into philanthropy.

    “The culture of venture capital and the start-up nation...