Solly Hess, West Coast regional director of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), was looking for ways to get Jewish teenagers motivated about charitable giving last summer. With the help of Brandon Lurie, a YULA Boys student and NCSY regional board member, he came up...
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December 24, 2008 | 2:26 amThe stock market had been hammered for more than a year, but the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) was doing relatively well, David Polak, chair of the JCF's investment committee, told the board of directors early this month.
The JCF's common investment pool, which manages the...
December 24, 2008 | 2:12 am
December 24, 2008 | 1:56 amBased on all reports, the evil criminality of Bernard Madoff has decimated the portfolios of hundreds of individuals and charitable organizations. The consequences for ongoing charitable programs and future gifts will be felt for many years to come.
While there should be no limit to...
October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pmReport: Illegal West Bank Construction Up
Israel reportedly has suppressed a government report revealing large-scale settlement expansion in the West Bank. Ha'aretz reported Tuesday that a study conducted over the past two years found that settlements and outposts often have been...