Covid-19 Response

COVID-19 is one of the most serious global public health threats in modern history. And it is also creating enormous economic upheaval worldwide, endangering the entire nonprofit sector, including Jewish communal infrastructure. Jewish Funders Network is working to ensure philanthropic responses are coordinated and effective by listing the needs and responses sector by sector and sharing resources here. Together, we can help meet the many needs of our community, and of our entire world.

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National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: October Newsletter

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: October Newsletter

The National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty is a collaborative of funders, Jewish Federations, direct service providers, researchers, media outlets, and advocates dedicated to fighting poverty in the American Jewish community. Sign up here.  In this issue, you'll...

Nearly 3 out of 4 Millennials Have Donated Money During the Pandemic

Nearly 3 out of 4 millennials (defined here as those ages 25 to 34) have sent some kind of financial aid to family or friends or donated to a nonprofit since the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to payment app Zelle’s September Consumer Payment Behaviors report. The...

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

https://youtu.be/lXUKUyawBTA A conversation between JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny and Rabbi Shai Held of Hadar, part of Aspire: JFN's First Annual High Holidays Gathering. Rabbi Held–theologian, scholar, and educator–is President, Dean, and Chair in Jewish...

“What Gives?” Podcast with Guests Shira & Jay Ruderman

“What Gives?” Podcast with Guests Shira & Jay Ruderman

In this episode of the JFN Jewish philanthropy podcast, Jay and Shira Ruderman of The Ruderman Family Foundation talk about how Covid is impacting their work, Isr-American Jewish relations (including their marriage), how to get advocacy right & much more!...