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  • Nathan Cummings Foundation gifts $1 million to Jewish social justice

    March 19, 2013 | 7:00 am

    The Nathan Cummings Foundation will give one million dollars in matching funds to Jewish social justice movements.

    The charity whose mission statement is to promote values of fairness and diversity announced Monday it would create a “Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue” fund to...

  • Simon Greer taking reins at Cummings Foundation

    August 1, 2011 | 3:53 pm

    Simon Greer will become the president and CEO at the Nathan Cummings Foundation after serving in the same roles at Jewish Funds for Justice.

    Greer, who has been at the helm of Jewish Funds for Justice since 2005, will succeed Lance Lindblom at the Cummings Foundation as of Jan. 1.

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  • Glenn Beck under fire over George Soros comments

    November 16, 2010 | 9:46 am

    Fox News provocateur Glenn Beck spent spent several days taking aim at billionaire businessman and philanthropist George Soros, but so far—at least within Jewish circles—the barrage appears to be backfiring.

    On his radio and TV shows last week, Beck portrayed Soros as running a...

  • Glenn Beck reneges on promise to rabbis

    November 11, 2010 | 2:09 pm

    Yesterday, Glenn Beck and the leadership of Fox News made a mockery of their commitment to me and two rabbis. Let me take a few steps back to tell you why what happened yesterday scares me.

    On Tuesday night, many in our community were gathered together, in Brooklyn, in Dayton, in...

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  • A Nod to Heroes of Past and Present

    By Simon Greer

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The holiday of Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt, but the Haggadah doesn't mention

    Nachshon ben Aminadav.

    Who was this man?

    According to the biblical account of the Exodus, the people have no sooner left Egypt than they encounter a...

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