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  • Can Jewish donors repair our community?

    By David Suissa

    April 6, 2016 | 4:26 pm

    There was plenty of sophisticated thinking that infused the annual Jewish Funders Network (JFN) International Conference, which I attended this past weekend in San Diego. Donors and foundations are always looking for new ideas, new causes, new ways of maximizing impact, anything...

  • Seeking impact, Jewish funders convene in L.A.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 19, 2013 | 4:16 pm

    “Philanthropy is what you’ll be remembered for,” Jewish Funders Network (JFN) President Andrés Spokoiny told the 400 attendees at the Beverly Hilton on March 18, the first full day of the group’s annual conference. “Philanthropy is your legacy.”

    What the legacies of Jewish...

  • Rabbi David Wolpe and Elon Gold at JFN 2013 [VIDEO]

    March 19, 2013 | 11:11 am

    Rabbi David Wolpe speaking at the 2013 Jewish Funders Network Conference.

    Elon Gold speaking at the 2013 Jewish Funders Network Conference.

  • The sound of the breaking dam

    November 20, 2012 | 4:03 pm

    A conference on inclusion of people with disabilities may mark the beginning of a new era in Jewish communal attitudes.

    For years, it has fallen to the parents of children with intellectual, physical, learning, social and other disabilities and differences to battle the...

  • Dutch church official apologizes for commemoration of German soldiers

    October 29, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    A Netherlands church official apologized to a Jewish group for a memorial ceremony that commemorated Holocaust victims with soldiers who died fighting for Nazi Germany.

    Rob Mutsaerts, a bishop from Den Bosch in the southern Netherlands, in a letter last week expressed his regret...

  • MATCH to donate $9M to Jewish day schools

    July 11, 2012 | 12:39 pm

    The MATCH program will hold its fourth launch this August to encourage expanding the donor base for Jewish day schools.

    The program, founded by the AVI CHAI and Kohelet Foundations in 2004, aids Jewish day schools by matching donations from new sources at a rate of 50 cents to the...