Resource Hub

COVID-19 and its economic effects are creating unprecedented challenges for the Jewish community. In the resource hub below, we share information and materials to help Jewish nonprofits, funders, and the many constituencies they serve, survive this difficult period.

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Act

General
Resources

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Funding Proposals

Resources for
Funders

Resources for
Nonprofits

News from
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Reports from
the Field

Resources for
Parents & Educators

Upcoming Online Events
& Webinars

Recorded
Webinars

CARES
Act

General
Resources

Nonprofit
Funding Proposals

Resources for
Funders

Resources for
Nonprofits

News from
Funders

Reports from
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Resources for Parents
& Educators

Upcoming Online Events and Webinars

Special Lecture with Dan Ariely: Harnessing the Power of Behavioral Economics

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Professional Talent in the Jewish Nonprofit Sector and Covid-19

Date and time - Thursday, October 1
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

On Chaos and Revelation: Toward a Jewish Future

Date and time - Thursday, October 8
12-1:30 pm ET (7-8:30 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

One on One: A Giving Pledge Donor Calls for Change in a Time of Tumult

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
2 pm ET (9 pm Israel)

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy webinar

 Videos and Podcasts

The Evolving Centers of Jewish Spiritual Leadership

The Evolving Centers of Jewish Spiritual Leadership

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Source - JFN video
September 15

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

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

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

Source - JFN podcast
September 14

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Source - JFN Webinar
September 2

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Source - JFN webinar
August 18

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Source - JFN webinar
August 11

Israel’s Second Wave – Political Uncertainty and Social Unrest in the Wake of COVID-19

Israel’s Second Wave – Political Uncertainty and Social Unrest in the Wake of COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
August 10

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Source - JFN podcast
August 18

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

Date and time - Tuesday, August 4
12-1 pm ET

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty webinar
August 4

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Source - JFN webinar
July 23

Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

Source - JFN podcast
July 21

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Source - JFN-Affinity Group Webinar
July 21

Literature in a Time of Crisis: A CANVAS Conversation with Nathan Englander, Marra Gad and Rachel Kadish

Literature in a Time of Crisis: A CANVAS Conversation with Nathan Englander, Marra Gad and Rachel Kadish

Source - JFN webinar
July 6

Briefings on Jewish Poverty and Covid-19: Focus on Jews of Color (Fourth in a Series)

Briefings on Jewish Poverty and Covid-19: Focus on Jews of Color (Fourth in a Series)

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty webinar
July 7

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Source - JFN webinar
June 30

Service for a Strong Future

Service for a Strong Future

Date and time - Tuesday, June 23
1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern

Source - JFN webinar
June 23

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Source - JFN webinar
June 22

Funding with an Inclusion Mindset: A Strategic Conversation in the Wake of COVID-19

Funding with an Inclusion Mindset: A Strategic Conversation in the Wake of COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
June 18

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Source - JFN webinars
June 10 and June 17

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

Source - JFN webinar
June 11

Reopening Economies: Special Lecture by Dan Ariely

Reopening Economies: Special Lecture by Dan Ariely

Source - JFN webinar
June 9

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Third in a Series

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Third in a Series

Source - JFN/National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
June 9

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 9

Description - Webinar

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 26

Jewish Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Why It Is Key to Our Recovery

Jewish Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Why It Is Key to Our Recovery

Source - JFN webinar
May 27

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Focus on Mental Health & Aging (2nd in a Series)

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Focus on Mental Health & Aging (2nd in a Series)

Source - Nat'l Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty/JFN webinar
May 26

Day School and Covid-19, Part 2

Day School and Covid-19, Part 2

Source - JFN webinar
May 19

When COVID-19 is Just One of Many Crises: The Pandemic’s Impact on Displaced Persons

When COVID-19 is Just One of Many Crises: The Pandemic’s Impact on Displaced Persons

Source - JFN webinar
May 18

Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish College Students and Young Adults

Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish College Students and Young Adults

Source - JFN webinar
May 12

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Source - JFN webinar
May 11

Part 1 in a Series on Food Insecurity & Housing During Covid-19

Part 1 in a Series on Food Insecurity & Housing During Covid-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 14

Description - First in a series on poverty and the impact of Covid-19

Haredi Society in Israel During COVID-19

Haredi Society in Israel During COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 5

All Together Now: A Matching Grant for Jewish Camp

All Together Now: A Matching Grant for Jewish Camp

Source - JFN webinar
May 7

Has Israel’s Political Stalemate Come to an End?

Has Israel’s Political Stalemate Come to an End?

Source - JFN webinar with downloadable presentation
May 7

Synagogues and Spiritual Communities During Covid-19

Synagogues and Spiritual Communities During Covid-19

Source - JFN Webinar
May 5

Israel’s Arab Society: Update on Needs, Activities & Philanthropic Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

Israel’s Arab Society: Update on Needs, Activities & Philanthropic Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

Source - JFN Webinar
April 30

Green Funders Forum Meeting

Green Funders Forum Meeting

Source - JFN webinar
April 30

Israel’s At-Risk Children and Youth During Coronavirus

Israel’s At-Risk Children and Youth During Coronavirus

Date and time - Sunday, April 26
12:30 p.m. EST (7:30 p.m. in Israel)

Source - JFN webinar
April 26

Briefing: Support for Israeli Nonprofits During COVID-19

Briefing: Support for Israeli Nonprofits During COVID-19

Source - JFN Webinar
April 23

(Jewish) Journalism in the (Coronavirus) Crisis

(Jewish) Journalism in the (Coronavirus) Crisis

Source - JFN and the Forward
April 22

Description - Webinar

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Source - JFN
April 20

Coronavirus and Israeli Women: Needs & Responses

Source - JFN-Israel, Institute of Law & Philanthropy,Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 5

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Coronavirus and Israeli Asylum Seekers: Needs and Responses

Source - JFN-Israel, Forum on Foundations in Israel, Institute on Law & Philanthropy
April 2

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Granting Ceremonies, Year-End Celebrations & Graduations

Source - JTFN Webinar
April 22

COVID-19 and the Israeli Tech Ecosystem

COVID-19 and the Israeli Tech Ecosystem

Description - JFN Webinar
April 7

Day Schools and COVID-19

Day Schools and COVID-19

Source - JFN Webinar
April 6

Audio: Women in Israel During COVID-19

Audio: Women in Israel During COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
April 6

Audio: Asylum Seekers in Israel During COVID-19

Audio: Asylum Seekers in Israel During COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
April 5

Jewish Arts and Artists in a Time of COVID-19

Jewish Arts and Artists in a Time of COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
April 2

Video: Supporting Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19

Video: Supporting Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
March 30

CARES Act and Accessing Small Business & Nonprofit (SBA) Loans

Description - Jewish Federations of North America Webinar

JFN 2020 Virtual Convening Videos

Description - JFN Convening
March 23-24

Coronavirus and the Jewish Community: Responses from the Field (First in an Ongoing Series)

Coronavirus and the Jewish Community: Responses from the Field (First in an Ongoing Series)

Description - JFN Webinar
March 18

Video: Post-Election Scenarios in Israel — and the Role Coronavirus May Play

Video: Post-Election Scenarios in Israel — and the Role Coronavirus May Play

Description - JFN Webinar
March 17

CARES Act and Other Relevant Legislation

JCC Staff, Funding and Facility Status Survey Highlights

Description - Report

Source - JCCA
August 2020

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

Nonprofit Jobs Rebound but Remain a Million Short of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 9

Amid Layoffs and Funder Bailouts, the Jewish Nonprofit World Is Fearing 2021

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 9

Charities Scramble to Plug Revenue Holes During Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - The Hill
September 7

New Data Reveals That With Support, Jewish Day Schools Thrive

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 1

Chicago’s Federation Nailed Its COVID-19 Response. Now It Wants Other Cities to Follow its Lead.

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
August 27

Jewish Charities Fear Budget Cuts are Coming as New York State Slows Government Aid

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
July 30

Senate Stimulus Bill Would Expand Loans for Charities but Omits Other Nonprofit Priorities

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 28

Religious Groups and Schools Got the Most PPP Loans

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 21

Some Nonprofits Hail Paycheck Protection Program as a ‘Savior’; Others See Layoffs Continue

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 21

Jewish Environmental Organization Hazon Lays Off 35% of Staff Amid a Year of Canceled Retreats

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 17

NYC’s Flagship JCC Cuts 35% of Jobs as Pandemic Layoffs Continue

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 10

1,000 Jewish Groups Received at Least $500 Million in Government Loans. Some Laid off Staff Anyway.

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 8

The New York Jewish Week to Cease Print Publication

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
July 8

Which Jewish Groups Got the Biggest Coronavirus Loans from the Government — and Why?

Description - News article

Source - The Forward
June 8

The Coronavirus Is Killing Off American Jewish Institutional Life

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
June 7

Philanthropy Rises in Pandemic as Donors Heed the Call for Help

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
June 26

Museum of Jewish Heritage Cuts 40% of Staff, Saying Pandemic Threatens its Survival

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
June 22

Half of Midsize Nonprofits Report Pandemic-Related Staff Cuts

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 17

Mega-Rich Urged to Unleash $121 Billion for Desperate Charities

Description - News Article

Source - Bloomberg
June 12

Why Foundations Like Mine Need to Give More to Stave Off the Collapse of Vital Nonprofits

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 8

Pearlstone Retreat Center to Reduce Workforce by 75%

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 4

Wave of Nonprofit Closures Likely on the Way Soon, Nonprofit Leaders Forecast

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 4

Where Does the Jewish Community Center Movement Go from Here?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
June 3

Coronavirus Aid for Jewish Day Schools Caught up in DeVos Debate

Description - News article

Source - The Forward
June 1

A Florida JCC Survived the Pandemic with no Layoffs. Now It’s Reopening.

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 22

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Nonprofit Workforce as Coronavirus Crushes Resources

Description - News article

Source - CNBC
May 15

House Stimulus Bill Includes Sweeping New Benefits for Nonprofits

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 13

Federations Tap Deep Experience and Networks to Respond to Pandemic-Era Needs

Description - News Article (JFNA-sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Sponsored Content)
May 8

Fourth Stimulus Package Passes Congress, Replenishing SBA Loan Funds

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 24

Half of Jewish Groups that Applied Got Government Loans Totaling $264 Million, Survey Finds

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 22

After the First Round of Pandemic Loans, Success for Some Jewish Groups and Confusion for Many

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 17

Nonprofits and Funders: Coronavirus Requires Immediate State Advocacy

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Nonprofit Quarterly
April 7

Small Nonprofits Struggle to Get Payroll Loans in New Federal Program

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 6

Everything You Need to Know to Access SBA Loans

Description - FAQ

Source - Jewish Federations of North America

Top 5 Changes for Nonprofits from the COVID Legislation

Description - News Article

Source - Philanthropy Daily
March 27

CARES Act and Accessing Small Business & Nonprofit (SBA) Loans

Description - Jewish Federations of North America Webinar

How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19

Source - Nonprofit Quarterly

CARES Act Analysis

General Resources

High Turnout at Virtual Rosh Hashanah Leaves Rabbis Relieved, but Money Woes Persist

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
September 23

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

Description - Article by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

American Judaism Is Ready for Disruption – and Covid Has Accelerated the Need for It.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
September 21

In a K-Shaped Recovery, Nonprofits Should Lean on Major Donors

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Harvard Business Review
September 17

A Cataclysm of Hunger, Disease and Illiteracy

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Times
September 16

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

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

Source - JFN podcast
September 14

41 Percent of Congregations Have Seen Giving Drop Since Pandemic Began

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 16

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

In Turbulent Times, Here’s How Foundation Program Staff See Key Issues in Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 10

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
September 2020

Emotion Before Content: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Designing Virtual Jewish Engagement for Young People

Description - Research study/report

Source - Schusterman Foundation and Jim Joseph Foundation
August 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Description - Report

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy & Candid
September 2020

Is Philanthropy’s Pandemic Response Hitting the Mark? Or Making the Usual Mistakes?

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 3

In the Pandemic, the Wealthiest Should Take a Cue From Small Foundations

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 1

Investing in Social Good Is More Profitable than Traditional Bets in the Coronavirus Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
August 28

What Synagogues Streaming High Holiday Services Can Learn from the Political Conventions

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 31

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Been Buffeting American Jewry for Months. What Lies Ahead?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 1

Chicago’s Federation Nailed Its COVID-19 Response. Now It Wants Other Cities to Follow its Lead.

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
August 27

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Synagogues Once Saved Judaism, Now They are Needed to Save Jews

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 26

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Description - Resource Page

Source - JFNA and JPro Network

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Source - Secure Community Network (Convened by Jewish Federations of North America & Conference of Presidents)
July

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Giving

Description - Article

Source - Insights Newsletter
July 28

Breaking Through Together: Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances to Reimagine Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 28

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: July/August Newsletter

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: July/August Newsletter

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
July 21

Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

Source - JFN podcast
July 21

A Time to Act: Concrete Steps to Support the Unemployed in the Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 17

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Description - Guide/Playbook

Source - Leading Edge
July 16

New Israeli Government-Philanthropy Covid Relief Fund for Nonprofits Now Accepting Applications

Description - Article

Source - JFN Israel
July 14

Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths from Countries Around the World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 9

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 10

Jew It at Home: A New Business Model for Jewish Institutions

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 2

During Transformative Times, Foundations Wrestle With How Much to Give, How Fast

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 30

We Aren’t Paying Enough Attention to the Impact of the Pandemic on the Arts

Description - Podcast

Source - Cape Up (The Washington Post)
June 30

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 29

Should Foundations Give Now or Later? There Is No Right Answer

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 17

A Third of Nonprofits Expect to Close Within a Year, Survey Finds

Description - Article

Source - Philanthropy news Digest
June 11

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Source - JFN webinars
June 10 and June 17

Nishma Research Releases First Broad Survey of the Jewish Community on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 14

Reopening Economies: Special Lecture by Dan Ariely

Reopening Economies: Special Lecture by Dan Ariely

Source - JFN webinar
June 9

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Description - Online Store with Reduced Pricing

Source - JFNA and KAHAL
June 9

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 2020

Include Us in the Conversation: COVID-19 and Teen Mental Health

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 4

Will Our Post-Corona Vision Include Engaged Interfaith Families?

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 4

Trust in Nonprofits Rises as Confidence in Government Covid Response Slides

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 4

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Source - JFN
June 4

Make Fixing Democracy Part of the Philanthropic Response to Covid-19

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 2

What Would Moses Say? Of Nietzsche, Hitler and the Freedom to Hurt Others (Shavuot 5780)

What Would Moses Say? Of Nietzsche, Hitler and the Freedom to Hurt Others (Shavuot 5780)

Description - Shavuot message

Source - JFN's Andrés Spokoiny
May 28

Thinking About Reopening? 10 Things Synagogue Leaders Should Consider

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 26

Share of Americans Giving to Charity Drops to 73%, a New Low

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 15

What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - The New Yorker
May 11

How to Downsize in an Equitable Manner

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 14

How to Hold a Jewish Retreat in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 13

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

Description - Newsletter

Source - National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
May 12

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting Jews of Color

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 12

The Morning After: What We Need to Know about the Coronavirus and Ourselves

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 11

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Description - Guide/Update

Source - The David Berg Foundation
May 7

Camps Should be a Part of Our Community Response to COVID-19

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 7

Deep Layoffs at Jewish Federations of North America

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 6

The Ruderman White Paper on Fair Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ruderman White Paper on Fair Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description - White paper

Source - Ruderman Family Foundation
April 2020

The Plan for Reopening Houses of Worship After the Coronavirus Crisis

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Center for American Progress
May 6

Direct Service in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 30

Resources for Clergy: Coronavirus and Your Congregations

Description - Article

Source - Union for Reform Judaism
March 20

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

Amplify How You Give with Liz Fisher

Amplify How You Give with Liz Fisher

Description - Podcast episode

Source - Jewish Teen Funders Network
April 24

Major Philanthropists Launch $80 Million Initiative to Support Jewish Nonprofits

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 20

Jewish Nonprofits Are Struggling. How Should Funders Try to Rescue Them?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 20

Guidelines for the Elderly, their Caregivers, and Families During COVID-19

Description - Videos/Materials

Source - JDC/Eshel

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Description - Article by Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 6

JFNA COVID-19 Resource Site

Source - Jewish Federations of North America

Everything You Need to Know to Access SBA Loans

Description - FAQ

Source - Jewish Federations of North America

Donors, Awaken!

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Tablet
March 26

Coronavirus Funds

Source - Giving Compass & National Center for Family Philanthropy

‘Painful and Deep’: Jewish Nonprofits Face Dire Economic Prospects During and After Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
March 23

Goodnation Coronavirus Response Fund

Source - Goodnation

Caring for the Sick in Times of Crisis

Description - Resource Guide

Source - Repair the World & Amplifier

Resources for Funders

“True Partners.” How Performing Arts Funders Can Support the Field in Difficult Times

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 22

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

Description - Article by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

American Judaism Is Ready for Disruption – and Covid Has Accelerated the Need for It.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
September 21

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Source - JFN video
September 15

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

In a K-Shaped Recovery, Nonprofits Should Lean on Major Donors

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Harvard Business Review
September 17

In an Era of Crisis, Philanthropy Professionals Weigh in on Key Issues Facing the Sector

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 17

One on One: A Giving Pledge Donor Calls for Change in a Time of Tumult

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
2 pm ET (9 pm Israel)

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy webinar

On Chaos and Revelation: Toward a Jewish Future

Date and time - Thursday, October 8
12-1:30 pm ET (7-8:30 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Professional Talent in the Jewish Nonprofit Sector and Covid-19

Date and time - Thursday, October 1
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Special Lecture with Dan Ariely: Harnessing the Power of Behavioral Economics

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Billionaires: It’s Time to Give Until it Hurts.

Description - Op-Ed by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - The Forward
September 11

What We’re Hearing from the Field August 14 – September 11

Description - Report

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Boardified, Jews of Color Initiative, Upstart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
September 14

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

In Turbulent Times, Here’s How Foundation Program Staff See Key Issues in Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 10

Amid Layoffs and Funder Bailouts, the Jewish Nonprofit World Is Fearing 2021

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 9

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
September 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Description - Report

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy & Candid
September 2020

Is Philanthropy’s Pandemic Response Hitting the Mark? Or Making the Usual Mistakes?

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 3

In the Pandemic, the Wealthiest Should Take a Cue From Small Foundations

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 1

Investing in Social Good Is More Profitable than Traditional Bets in the Coronavirus Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
August 28

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Source - JFN webinar
August 18

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Source - JFN webinar
August 11

To Tackle Inequality in Israel, We Need to Look to Early Childhood

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 20

Laying Off Your Employee with Kindness

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 11

What’s Going on in Jewish Education? Answers from Leaders in the Field

Description - Report

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 13

What We’re Hearing from the Field July 17 – August 14

Description - Report/Update

Source - Leading Edge, Boardified (formerly Board Member Institute), Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, Jews of Color Initiative, JPRO Network, and UpStart
August 17

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Source - Secure Community Network (Convened by Jewish Federations of North America & Conference of Presidents)
July

Planning Reopenings Amid Pandemic, Jewish Institutions Navigate Minefield of Challenges

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 3

There Is No Better Time Than Now for Philanthropy to Spend Itself Out of Existence

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 26

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Giving

Description - Article

Source - Insights Newsletter
July 28

Breaking Through Together: Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances to Reimagine Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 28

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Source - JFN-Affinity Group Webinar
July 21

What We’re Hearing from the Field June 20 – July 17

Description - Article/Update

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 20

A Time to Act: Concrete Steps to Support the Unemployed in the Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 17

Will Crisis Lead More Nonprofits to “Marry”? Network Aims to Make Mergers Less Taboo

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 15

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Description - Guide/Playbook

Source - Leading Edge
July 16

New Israeli Government-Philanthropy Covid Relief Fund for Nonprofits Now Accepting Applications

Description - Article

Source - JFN Israel
July 14

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 10

Money Isn’t Everything: How Local Funders Are Helping Nonprofits Adapt to the New Abnormal

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 1

During Transformative Times, Foundations Wrestle With How Much to Give, How Fast

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 30

Supporting Artists in This Moment Is Not a Luxury

Supporting Artists in This Moment Is Not a Luxury

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Jewish Week
July 2

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Source - JFN webinar
June 30

Foundations Are Breaking All the Rules in the Pandemic. They Need to Keep Doing That.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 30

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 29

Surveys Show Mixed Bag for Donor Behavior Due to Covid

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

Scrutiny of Donors and “Reputation Laundering” is Growing Thanks to COVID and Protests

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 25

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Source - JFN webinar
June 22

Jewish Organizations Are in Danger. Our Legacy Planning Should Make Sure They Survive.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 22

Funding with an Inclusion Mindset: A Strategic Conversation in the Wake of COVID-19

Funding with an Inclusion Mindset: A Strategic Conversation in the Wake of COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
June 18

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

Description - Report

Source - Shaldor Strategy Consulting
June 2020

Why a Website Was the Best Gift I Could Give the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 21

Inside the Foundation Payout Debate: How Crisis and Opportunity Are Forcing Change

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 19

Should Foundations Give Now or Later? There Is No Right Answer

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 17

A Transformative Moment for Philanthropy

Description - Article

Source - McKinsey & Company
May 21

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Source - JFN webinars
June 10 and June 17

Mega-Rich Urged to Unleash $121 Billion for Desperate Charities

Description - News Article

Source - Bloomberg
June 12

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

Source - JFN webinar
June 11

Child Care and Early Education Providers Are in Crisis. How Are Funders Responding?

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 11

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - New York Times
June 10

Real Change or More of the Same? Foundation Leaders Look Beyond COVID-19

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 9

Cash is King: Two Case Studies on the Power of Direct Financial Support During Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 10

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Description - Online Store with Reduced Pricing

Source - JFNA and KAHAL
June 9

Policy Influence: What Foundations are Doing and Why

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
May 2020

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Description - Webinar

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 9

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 2020

Engaging Interfaith Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 8

Why Foundations Like Mine Need to Give More to Stave Off the Collapse of Vital Nonprofits

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 8

Where is the Impact Investing in the Time of COVID-19?

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 4

“The Most Difficult Environment I’ve Seen.” Survey Shows Broad Fundraising Pain

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 4

Jewish Nonprofits: Put Ego Aside and Embrace the Merger!

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
June 4

How Philanthropy Can Adapt During a Disaster — and Be Ready for What’s Next

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 2

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Source - JFN
June 4

Make Fixing Democracy Part of the Philanthropic Response to Covid-19

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 2

Unlocking the Future of Jewish Engagement: Study of Jewish Young Adults

Description - Report

Source - Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Spring 2020

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 26

From Real Estate to IT Departments: Jewish Investment Post-Corona

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
May 24

The News for Philanthropy Is More Positive Than You Think

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 26

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

How the Pandemic Will Change Jewish Philanthropy

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
May 24

13 Percent of Nonprofits in a Survey Have Suspended All or Most of Their Operations

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 19

Share of Americans Giving to Charity Drops to 73%, a New Low

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 15

The Pro-Grantee Revolution: Day Two

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Philanthropy Daily
May 12

Foundations Should Embrace the Pro-Grantee Revolution

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Philanthropy Daily
May 11

What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - The New Yorker
May 11

Impact of Covid-19 on Jewish Human Service Agencies — and the Case for Giving

Description - Document

Source - Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

How to Downsize in an Equitable Manner

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 14

How to Assess Adaptive Capacity, a Critical Part of Responding to Coronavirus

Description - Article and guide

Source - Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality & Shared Society

How to Hold a Jewish Retreat in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 13

What We’re Hearing from the Field (April 25-May 8)

Description - Article by Leading Edge, JPRO Network, UpStart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, & Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 8

Returning to Basics

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 8

‘HalfMyDAF’ Movement Aims to Spur a Boost in Donor-Advised-Fund Grants

Description - Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 7

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Source - JFN Guide
May 6

Direct Service in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 30

How the 25 Biggest Grant Makers Are Responding to the Covid Crisis

Description - Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 30

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

What Big Donors Can Do Now to Alleviate the Misery Caused by Covid-19

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 24

Amplify How You Give with Liz Fisher

Amplify How You Give with Liz Fisher

Description - Podcast episode

Source - Jewish Teen Funders Network
April 24

Sign the Pledge: Philanthropy’s Commitment During COVID-19

Description - Funder Pledge

Source - Council on Foundations

Major Philanthropists Launch $80 Million Initiative to Support Jewish Nonprofits

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 20

Jewish Nonprofits Are Struggling. How Should Funders Try to Rescue Them?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 20

Why Artists Are Essential Workers — and How We Can Help Them

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
April 10

News and Resources from JFN-Israel

COVID-19 Giving Guide

Source - Amplifier

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Description - Article by Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 6

What Philanthropy Can Do to Support Grantees Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Source - Bridgespan Group

Ordering Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Healthcare Providers and Institutions

Description - Presentation

Source - JFN, the Jewish Federations of North America, and the North American Volunteer Network

Donors, Awaken!

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Tablet
March 26

How Philanthropists Are Helping During the Crisis

Description - Article

Source - The New York Times
March 20

Rapid Response Grantee Feedback Tool

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy

Working Draft Memo on Opportunities for Philanthropic Response to the Coronavirus Crisis

Source - Bridgespan Group

CARES Act Analysis

How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19

Source - Nonprofit Quarterly

Update From Nonprofits

Source - Goodnation

Leadership in Difficult Times: Guidance for Donors and Giving Families

Source - National Center for Family Philanthropy

Coronavirus Is a Test for Funders, and Failing Is Not an Option

Date and time - March 23

Description - Speech by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

What Happens to Charitable Giving When the Economy Falters

Description - Article

Source - The Conversation
March 23

JFN 2020 Virtual Convening Videos

Description - JFN Convening
March 23-24

Council on Foundations Resource Hub

Update on Philanthropy for Addressing Coronavirus

Description - Mapping of Recent Grants

Source - Candid.org

Bridgespan Coronavirus Resources for Nonprofits and Funders

How Philanthropy Can Help During Pandemics

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Guidance for Philanthropic Communications in a Pandemic

Source - Northern California Grantmakers

Resources for Nonprofits

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

Description - Article by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

American Judaism Is Ready for Disruption – and Covid Has Accelerated the Need for It.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
September 21

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Source - JFN video
September 15

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

In a K-Shaped Recovery, Nonprofits Should Lean on Major Donors

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Harvard Business Review
September 17

In an Era of Crisis, Philanthropy Professionals Weigh in on Key Issues Facing the Sector

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 17

On Chaos and Revelation: Toward a Jewish Future

Date and time - Thursday, October 8
12-1:30 pm ET (7-8:30 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Professional Talent in the Jewish Nonprofit Sector and Covid-19

Date and time - Thursday, October 1
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

Special Lecture with Dan Ariely: Harnessing the Power of Behavioral Economics

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

What We’re Hearing from the Field August 14 – September 11

Description - Report

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Boardified, Jews of Color Initiative, Upstart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
September 14

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

In Turbulent Times, Here’s How Foundation Program Staff See Key Issues in Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 10

Nonprofit Jobs Rebound but Remain a Million Short of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 9

More Nonprofits Report Fundraising Increases Than Declines in New Survey — but There’s Trouble Ahead

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 9

Amid Layoffs and Funder Bailouts, the Jewish Nonprofit World Is Fearing 2021

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 9

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
September 2020

Emotion Before Content: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Designing Virtual Jewish Engagement for Young People

Description - Research study/report

Source - Schusterman Foundation and Jim Joseph Foundation
August 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Description - Report

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy & Candid
September 2020

Investing in Social Good Is More Profitable than Traditional Bets in the Coronavirus Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
August 28

What Synagogues Streaming High Holiday Services Can Learn from the Political Conventions

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 31

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Laying Off Your Employee with Kindness

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 11

What We’re Hearing from the Field July 17 – August 14

Description - Report/Update

Source - Leading Edge, Boardified (formerly Board Member Institute), Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, Jews of Color Initiative, JPRO Network, and UpStart
August 17

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Description - Resource Page

Source - JFNA and JPro Network

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Back to Business: Guide for Reopening Jewish Institutions

Source - Secure Community Network (Convened by Jewish Federations of North America & Conference of Presidents)
July

Planning Reopenings Amid Pandemic, Jewish Institutions Navigate Minefield of Challenges

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 3

Senate Stimulus Bill Would Expand Loans for Charities but Omits Other Nonprofit Priorities

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 28

Breaking Through Together: Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances to Reimagine Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 28

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Source - JFN-Affinity Group Webinar
July 21

Some Nonprofits Hail Paycheck Protection Program as a ‘Savior’; Others See Layoffs Continue

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 21

What We’re Hearing from the Field June 20 – July 17

Description - Article/Update

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 20

A Time to Act: Concrete Steps to Support the Unemployed in the Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 17

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Description - Guide/Playbook

Source - Leading Edge
July 16

Will “Voluntary” Synagogue Membership Dues Survive COVID-19?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 13

New Israeli Government-Philanthropy Covid Relief Fund for Nonprofits Now Accepting Applications

Description - Article

Source - JFN Israel
July 14

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 10

Jewish Nonprofits Launch Nationwide Volunteer Drive to Respond to Pandemic, Social-Justice Needs

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 29

Tech-Savvy Faith-Based Groups Thrive in Pandemic, Widening a Fundraising Digital Divide

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 26

Surveys Show Mixed Bag for Donor Behavior Due to Covid

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

Description - Report

Source - Shaldor Strategy Consulting
June 2020

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

Source - JFN webinars
June 10 and June 17

Real Change or More of the Same? Foundation Leaders Look Beyond COVID-19

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 9

Met Council Unveils New App to Report Domestic Abuse

Description - News Article

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 9

Amid Pandemic, These Young Jews and their Elderly Friends Are Finding New Ways to Connect

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 8

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Affordable Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Organizations

Description - Online Store with Reduced Pricing

Source - JFNA and KAHAL
June 9

Engaging Interfaith Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 8

“The Most Difficult Environment I’ve Seen.” Survey Shows Broad Fundraising Pain

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 4

Jewish Nonprofits: Put Ego Aside and Embrace the Merger!

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
June 4

Trust in Nonprofits Rises as Confidence in Government Covid Response Slides

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 4

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Scenario Planning for a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Source - JFN
June 4

OGEN Israel Social Loan Fund Raises $30 Million for Coronavirus Relief in Israel

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 1

From Real Estate to IT Departments: Jewish Investment Post-Corona

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
May 24

The News for Philanthropy Is More Positive Than You Think

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 26

Covid-19 Could Mean the End of Small Charities

Description - News article

Source - Bloomberg
May 17

Thinking About Reopening? 10 Things Synagogue Leaders Should Consider

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 26

What We’re Hearing from Jewish Nonprofits May 9 – May 22, 2020

Description - Report (published in eJewish Philanthropy)

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits
May 26

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

13 Percent of Nonprofits in a Survey Have Suspended All or Most of Their Operations

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 19

Jewish Crowdfunding Sites Meet Their Moment, Raising Millions of Dollars for Coronavirus Victims

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 18

Hundreds of Layoffs with More to Come: We’re Tracking Coronavirus Job Losses in the Jewish World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 19

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Nonprofit Workforce as Coronavirus Crushes Resources

Description - News article

Source - CNBC
May 15

Share of Americans Giving to Charity Drops to 73%, a New Low

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 15

The Pro-Grantee Revolution: Day Two

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Philanthropy Daily
May 12

Foundations Should Embrace the Pro-Grantee Revolution

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Philanthropy Daily
May 11

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Source - JFN webinar
May 11

What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - The New Yorker
May 11

Impact of Covid-19 on Jewish Human Service Agencies — and the Case for Giving

Description - Document

Source - Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

How to Downsize in an Equitable Manner

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 14

House Stimulus Bill Includes Sweeping New Benefits for Nonprofits

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 13

How to Assess Adaptive Capacity, a Critical Part of Responding to Coronavirus

Description - Article and guide

Source - Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality & Shared Society

The Biggest Jewish Coronavirus Relief Fund Will Soon Start Giving Out Loans

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 12

How to Hold a Jewish Retreat in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 13

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Source - JFN Guide
May 6

Direct Service in the Age of Coronavirus

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 30

Fourth Stimulus Package Passes Congress, Replenishing SBA Loan Funds

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 24

Details on the New Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 21

Major Philanthropists Launch $80 Million Initiative to Support Jewish Nonprofits

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 20

Jewish Nonprofit Best Practices Are No Match for Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
April 20

Jewish Nonprofits Are Struggling. How Should Funders Try to Rescue Them?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 20

After the First Round of Pandemic Loans, Success for Some Jewish Groups and Confusion for Many

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 17

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Does the Jewish Community Need a Central COVID Fund?

Description - Article by Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 6

8 Steps Nonprofits Should Take Now to Survive the Pandemic Fallout

Description - Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 6

Everything You Need to Know to Access SBA Loans

Description - FAQ

Source - Jewish Federations of North America

Donors, Awaken!

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Tablet
March 26

CARES Act Analysis

How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19

Candid Update on Philanthropy for Addressing Coronavirus

Source - Nonprofit Quarterly

What Happens to Charitable Giving When the Economy Falters

Description - Article

Source - The Conversation
March 23

Request for Proposals from Organizations Serving Vulnerable Jewish Populations

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy

Financing During a Pandemic: How to Adapt to a Crisis

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy

How to Adapt Your Nonprofit’s Sick-Leave Policy During COVID-19

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy

Curated Resources for Jewish Nonprofit Professionals

Source - Jewish Federations of North America

Resources for Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Source - Techsoup

Managing Jewish Nonprofits in This Crisis: FAQs

Source - Leading Edge

How to Change a Physical Event to a Virtual Conference

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy

Resources for Nonprofits

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy

Update on Philanthropy for Addressing Coronavirus

Description - Mapping of Recent Grants

Source - Candid.org

Bridgespan Coronavirus Resources for Nonprofits and Funders

News from Funders

Help and Hope for COVID’s Jewish New Poor

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

60% of Foundations Expect to Give More Because of the Covid and Economic Crises

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 22

European Jewish Community Day School Crisis Fund Announces $2.7 Million in Grants to 13 Schools

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 22

At a Time When Many Jewish Newspapers are Struggling, Detroit’s to Seek Sustainability by Going Nonprofit

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 18

In an Era of Crisis, Philanthropy Professionals Weigh in on Key Issues Facing the Sector

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 17

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

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

Source - JFN podcast
September 14

Billionaires: It’s Time to Give Until it Hurts.

Description - Op-Ed by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - The Forward
September 11

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Jewish Community? A Q & A with Marina Yudborovsky, of Genesis Philanthropy Group

Description - News Article

Source - The Jerusalem Post
September 9

In Turbulent Times, Here’s How Foundation Program Staff See Key Issues in Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 10

Amid Layoffs and Funder Bailouts, the Jewish Nonprofit World Is Fearing 2021

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 9

UJA-Federation of NY Adds $6.6 Million in Covid Relief

Description - News Article

Source - New York Jewish Week
August 31

Masbia Announces New Tech Support Hotline For Breadline Modernization Transition to Appointments

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Press
September 3

New JFNA Campaign Aims to Support Struggling Jewish Communities

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 3

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Description - Report

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy & Candid
September 2020

Is Philanthropy’s Pandemic Response Hitting the Mark? Or Making the Usual Mistakes?

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 3

Chicago’s Federation Nailed Its COVID-19 Response. Now It Wants Other Cities to Follow its Lead.

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
August 27

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

New Project Aims to Document Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish Community

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
August 26

High-Dollar Donors Remain Confident During Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
August 25

New Fund Backed by Tech Execs to Donate Government Covid-19 Aid Packages to Israelis in Need

Description - News Article

Source - Calcalist
August 2

Giving to Faith-Based Nonprofits Likely to Hold Steady or Increase, Survey Says

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 30

Not All Billionaire Philanthropists Are Created Equal

Description - Article

Source - Worth
July 27

There Is No Better Time Than Now for Philanthropy to Spend Itself Out of Existence

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 26

Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund (JCRIF) Awards $10 Million to 20+ Jewish Organizations

Description - Announcement

Source - Jewish Community Response & Impact Fund
July 20

With Refugees Hit Doubly Hard by the Pandemic, Jewish Groups Step up Aid Efforts

Description - News Article (Sponsored by Schusterman Family Foundation)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 17

Will Crisis Lead More Nonprofits to “Marry”? Network Aims to Make Mergers Less Taboo

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 15

We Say YES to the Arts!

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 15

What We’re Learning: Announcing Natan 2020-2021 Grants

How the Russell Berrie Foundation Backed Trusted Partners When Crisis Struck its Home Region

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 14

New Israeli Government-Philanthropy Covid Relief Fund for Nonprofits Now Accepting Applications

Description - Article

Source - JFN Israel
July 14

Jewish Nonprofits Launch Nationwide Volunteer Drive to Respond to Pandemic, Social-Justice Needs

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

Nearly 11% of the World’s Billionaires Gave to Fight the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

New Study Shows Promise of Jewish Early Care and Education for Greater and Long-Term Involvement in Jewish Life Among Families with Young Children

Description - News Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 7

Money Isn’t Everything: How Local Funders Are Helping Nonprofits Adapt to the New Abnormal

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 1

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Redirects All 2020 Institutional Grants to COVID-19 Response

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 1

Hadassah Foundation Responds to Surge in Domestic Violence Against Women

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 1

During Transformative Times, Foundations Wrestle With How Much to Give, How Fast

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 30

Foundations Are Breaking All the Rules in the Pandemic. They Need to Keep Doing That.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 30

Fidelity Donor-Advised-Fund Giving Soars, Especially for Food Assistance

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

Philanthropy Rises in Pandemic as Donors Heed the Call for Help

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
June 26

Jewish Organizations Are in Danger. Our Legacy Planning Should Make Sure They Survive.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 22

Outside the Tzedakah Box: Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

Outside the Tzedakah Box: Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

Description - Podcast

Source - Jewish Teen Funders Network
June 22

Why a Website Was the Best Gift I Could Give the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 21

Inside the Foundation Payout Debate: How Crisis and Opportunity Are Forcing Change

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 19

Should Foundations Give Now or Later? There Is No Right Answer

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 17

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 17

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - New York Times
June 10

UJA-Federation of New York Announces 54 Layoffs as CEO Forgoes Pay

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 10

Real Change or More of the Same? Foundation Leaders Look Beyond COVID-19

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 9

Policy Influence: What Foundations are Doing and Why

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
May 2020

Nonprofits That Rely on Foundation Grants Fare Better Than Others Amid Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 8

Why Foundations Like Mine Need to Give More to Stave Off the Collapse of Vital Nonprofits

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 8

What We’re Hearing from the Field May 22 – June 5

Description - Article/Report

Source - eJewishPhilanthropy
June 8

Unlocking the Future of Jewish Engagement: Study of Jewish Young Adults

Description - Report

Source - Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Spring 2020

OGEN Israel Social Loan Fund Raises $30 Million for Coronavirus Relief in Israel

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 1

A ‘Super Fund’ Aims to Keep Jewish Nonprofit World From Sinking

Description - News article

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 2

How Grant Makers’ Practices Have Changed Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic (Podcast)

Description - Podcast

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 29

A New Fund Is Providing Aid to Jews of Color Struggling Due to Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 27

In Jewish Philanthropy, a Case Study in How a Crisis Can Expand Communal Giving

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Inside Philanthropy
May 18

Amid Pandemic Challenges, Jewish Creatives Get Boost from CANVAS, a New Arts & Culture Collaborative

Amid Pandemic Challenges, Jewish Creatives Get Boost from CANVAS, a New Arts & Culture Collaborative

Description - Announcement

Source - CANVAS/JFN
May 19

Despite Crises at Home, US Jewish Charities Keep Sending Money to Israel

Description - News article (sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Sponsored by JFNA)
May 18

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 20

The Russell Berrie Foundation Announces $4.48 Million in Emergency Grants to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts in New Jersey and Israel

Description - Press release

Source - Russell Berrie Foundation
May 19

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Introducing the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Source - JFN webinar
May 11

All Together Now: A Matching Grant for Jewish Camp

All Together Now: A Matching Grant for Jewish Camp

Source - JFN webinar
May 7

The Biggest Jewish Coronavirus Relief Fund Will Soon Start Giving Out Loans

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 12

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

Description - Newsletter

Source - National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
May 12

Federations Tap Deep Experience and Networks to Respond to Pandemic-Era Needs

Description - News Article (JFNA-sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Sponsored Content)
May 8

‘HalfMyDAF’ Movement Aims to Spur a Boost in Donor-Advised-Fund Grants

Description - Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 7

The Ruderman White Paper on Fair Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ruderman White Paper on Fair Resource Allocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description - White paper

Source - Ruderman Family Foundation
April 2020

Jewish United Fund in Chicago Launches $26 Million Coronavirus Initiative

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 5

For Jewish Teens Struggling in the Coronavirus Era, Jewish Groups Extend a Lifeline

Description - News Article (sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 4

Sharansky to Use Genesis Prize Proceeds to Fight Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - Associated Press
May 4

How the 25 Biggest Grant Makers Are Responding to the Covid Crisis

Description - Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 30

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

Description - Yom Ha'atzmaut message

Source - Andrés Spokoiny of JFN
April 29

How US Jewish Groups Are Helping Overwhelmed Health Care Workers

Description - News Article (Sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 23

$9 Million in Emergency Funding for Jewish Life Projects

Source - UJA-Federation of New York
April 23

Sign the Pledge: Philanthropy’s Commitment During COVID-19

Description - Funder Pledge

Source - Council on Foundations

Russell Berrie Foundation Emergency Funds for Israeli, New Jersey NGOs

Coronavirus and Israeli Women: Needs & Responses

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Source - JFN-Israel, Institute of Law & Philanthropy,Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 5

Details on the New Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 21

Summary of Philanthropic Giving in Israel in the Age of COVID-19

Description - Survey Results

Source - Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 20

Coronavirus and Israeli Asylum Seekers: Needs and Responses

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Source - JFN-Israel, Forum on Foundations in Israel, Institute on Law & Philanthropy
April 2

Major Philanthropists Launch $80 Million Initiative to Support Jewish Nonprofits

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
April 20

Emergency Grants from Ruderman Foundation

Holocaust Survivor COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Source - Claims Conference

Jewish Food Society & Paul E. Singer Foundation Support Jewish Restaurants and Hospital Workers

Source - Jewish Insider

Over $1.5 Million in COVID-19 Rapid-Response Grants Released by Rose Community Foundation

Source - eJewishPhilanthropy
April 2

Jewish Communal Fund Announces $1 Million in Emergency Grants

Philanthropist David Magerman Launches $500,000 Coronavirus Grant Program

Source - Jewish Insider
March 31

Sheldon Adelson Ships Two Million Masks to U.S. Hospitals

Source - Jewish Insider
March 31

Ordering Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Healthcare Providers and Institutions

Description - Presentation

Source - JFN, the Jewish Federations of North America, and the North American Volunteer Network

$4 Million in Emergency Grants (Phase 1)

Source - The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

San Diego Jewish Community Emergency Fund

Source - Jewish Federation of San Diego, Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego, Leichtag Foundation

$2 Million Emergency Fund for Needs in Canada, Israel

Source - Azrieli Foundation

$13.6 Million for Israel’s Hospitals

Source - Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (Israel)

Major Jewish Organizations Form Emergency Pandemic Coalition

Source - eJewish Philanthropy

Reports from the Field

North America

NYC Health Dept. Forces Yeshivas in Queens, Brooklyn to Close Due to Covid-19

Description - News Article

Source - NY Jewish Week
September 24

High Turnout at Virtual Rosh Hashanah Leaves Rabbis Relieved, but Money Woes Persist

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
September 23

Teachers Are our Building Blocks: Staffing in Jewish Early Childhood During COVID

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 23

“True Partners.” How Performing Arts Funders Can Support the Field in Difficult Times

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 22

American Judaism Is Ready for Disruption – and Covid Has Accelerated the Need for It.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
September 21

JCC Staff, Funding and Facility Status Survey Highlights

Description - Report

Source - JCCA
August 2020

The Evolving Centers of Jewish Spiritual Leadership

The Evolving Centers of Jewish Spiritual Leadership

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

60% of Foundations Expect to Give More Because of the Covid and Economic Crises

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 22

Visual Arts Organizations Scramble to Sustain Fundraising. Many Won’t Survive

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 21

A Tale of Two High Holidays: Why Orthodox Jews Are Going to Synagogue While Everyone Else Is on Zoom

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 18

At a Time When Many Jewish Newspapers are Struggling, Detroit’s to Seek Sustainability by Going Nonprofit

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 18

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Security and Safety: Strategies for Challenging Times

Source - JFN webinar
September 15

Eyeing Rosh Hashanah as a Virus Tipping Point, 26 Jewish Schools Unite to Exhort Families to Play it Safe

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 17

In an Era of Crisis, Philanthropy Professionals Weigh in on Key Issues Facing the Sector

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 17

Professional Talent in the Jewish Nonprofit Sector and Covid-19

Date and time - Thursday, October 1
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

41 Percent of Congregations Have Seen Giving Drop Since Pandemic Began

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 16

COVID Closures and Quarantines Already Widespread at New York-Area Jewish Day Schools

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 14

Billionaires: It’s Time to Give Until it Hurts.

Description - Op-Ed by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - The Forward
September 11

What We’re Hearing from the Field August 14 – September 11

Description - Report

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Boardified, Jews of Color Initiative, Upstart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
September 14

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

Jewish Day Schools Open for the Year with New Safety Precautions and Plans for Possible Closures

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 10

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Jewish Community? A Q & A with Marina Yudborovsky, of Genesis Philanthropy Group

Description - News Article

Source - The Jerusalem Post
September 9

In Turbulent Times, Here’s How Foundation Program Staff See Key Issues in Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 10

Nonprofit Jobs Rebound but Remain a Million Short of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 9

More Nonprofits Report Fundraising Increases Than Declines in New Survey — but There’s Trouble Ahead

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 9

Amid Layoffs and Funder Bailouts, the Jewish Nonprofit World Is Fearing 2021

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 9

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
September 2020

Charities Scramble to Plug Revenue Holes During Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - The Hill
September 7

Emotion Before Content: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Designing Virtual Jewish Engagement for Young People

Description - Research study/report

Source - Schusterman Foundation and Jim Joseph Foundation
August 2020

Has Remote Learning Set Back Jewish Day School Students?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 4

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Source - JFN Webinar
September 2

The Beating Heart of Humanity: Arts and Culture as Essential Even During a Pandemic

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 3

UJA-Federation of NY Adds $6.6 Million in Covid Relief

Description - News Article

Source - New York Jewish Week
August 31

Masbia Announces New Tech Support Hotline For Breadline Modernization Transition to Appointments

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Press
September 3

New JFNA Campaign Aims to Support Struggling Jewish Communities

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
September 3

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

Description - Report

Source - Center for Disaster Philanthropy & Candid
September 2020

Is Philanthropy’s Pandemic Response Hitting the Mark? Or Making the Usual Mistakes?

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
September 3

In the Pandemic, the Wealthiest Should Take a Cue From Small Foundations

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 1

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Been Buffeting American Jewry for Months. What Lies Ahead?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 1

New Data Reveals That With Support, Jewish Day Schools Thrive

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 1

JResponse®: Adapting to Support the JCC Movement in a Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 28

‘It’s Not the Same and Everybody Knows It’: Jewish Campus Life Goes Virtual

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 27

Chicago’s Federation Nailed Its COVID-19 Response. Now It Wants Other Cities to Follow its Lead.

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
August 27

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Synagogues Once Saved Judaism, Now They are Needed to Save Jews

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 26

New Project Aims to Document Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish Community

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
August 26

High-Dollar Donors Remain Confident During Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
August 25

To Meet Soaring Needs, Jewish Groups Get Creative to Feed the Hungry

Description - News Article (Sponsored by Anonymous Foundation)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 24

Jewish Nursing Homes Struggle with Extra Costs from COVID-19

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
August 19

What’s Going on in Jewish Education? Answers from Leaders in the Field

Description - Report

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 13

What We’re Hearing from the Field July 17 – August 14

Description - Report/Update

Source - Leading Edge, Boardified (formerly Board Member Institute), Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, Jews of Color Initiative, JPRO Network, and UpStart
August 17

How are Jewish Teens and Young Adults Coping Through this Pandemic?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 18

Lessons Learned from Schools’ Responses to COVID-19

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 18

Running a Jewish Day School Just Got a Lot More Expensive — and Parents Shouldn’t Be the Only Ones Paying the Price

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 17

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

Source - JFN podcast
August 18

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

Date and time - Tuesday, August 4
12-1 pm ET

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty webinar
August 4

How Can We Advocate for the Urgent Needs of Jewish Museums in the United States?

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 3

A Rabbi and Dad Is Starting an Online Jewish Day School to Help Families Get Through the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 3

We Run Jewish Day Schools in NY. To Reopen Safely, We Need our Community’s Support.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 4

Planning Reopenings Amid Pandemic, Jewish Institutions Navigate Minefield of Challenges

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 3

Jewish Charities Fear Budget Cuts are Coming as New York State Slows Government Aid

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
July 30

Giving to Faith-Based Nonprofits Likely to Hold Steady or Increase, Survey Says

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 30

The Pandemic’s First High Holiday Season Has Synagogues Wondering: Will People Pay Dues?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 30

What We’ve Learned about Congregations and Movements During the Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 30

The Jewish Week’s Switch to All-Digital Is a Sad but Necessary Response to an Industry Crisis.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - NY Jewish Week
July 28

Not All Billionaire Philanthropists Are Created Equal

Description - Article

Source - Worth
July 27

Are Families Fleeing Jewish Day Schools? Far from It, but It’s Complicated.

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 28

There Is No Better Time Than Now for Philanthropy to Spend Itself Out of Existence

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 26

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Giving

Description - Article

Source - Insights Newsletter
July 28

Senate Stimulus Bill Would Expand Loans for Charities but Omits Other Nonprofit Priorities

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 28

Breaking Through Together: Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances to Reimagine Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 28

As Colleges Go Virtual, Students Go to Israel

Description - News Article

Source - NY Jewish Week
July 21

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Source - JFN webinar
July 23

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: July/August Newsletter

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: July/August Newsletter

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
July 21

An Enduring Feature of the Pandemic So Far: Jews Are Flocking to Online Classes

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 22

Abe Foxman’s Next Act: Raising $28 Million to Feed Thousands of Struggling Holocaust Survivors

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 21

COVID-19 Is Imperiling the Jewish Day School

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 21

Religious Groups and Schools Got the Most PPP Loans

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 21

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Briefings on Jewish Poverty & Covid-19 #5: Focus on the Intersection Between Government & Philanthropy

Source - JFN-Affinity Group Webinar
July 21

Some Nonprofits Hail Paycheck Protection Program as a ‘Savior’; Others See Layoffs Continue

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 21

Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund (JCRIF) Awards $10 Million to 20+ Jewish Organizations

Description - Announcement

Source - Jewish Community Response & Impact Fund
July 20

Jewish Environmental Organization Hazon Lays Off 35% of Staff Amid a Year of Canceled Retreats

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 17

What We’re Hearing from the Field June 20 – July 17

Description - Article/Update

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 20

Will Crisis Lead More Nonprofits to “Marry”? Network Aims to Make Mergers Less Taboo

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 15

Jewish Day Schools Still Don’t Know if They’ll Reopen in the Fall. Why Is It Taking So Long?

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
July 15

We Say YES to the Arts!

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 15

What We’re Learning: Announcing Natan 2020-2021 Grants

How the Russell Berrie Foundation Backed Trusted Partners When Crisis Struck its Home Region

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 14

NYC’s Flagship JCC Cuts 35% of Jobs as Pandemic Layoffs Continue

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 10

Passion, Perseverance and Grit: The Untold Story of Jewish Day Camps During the COVID Summer of 2020

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 12

Will “Voluntary” Synagogue Membership Dues Survive COVID-19?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 13

First-ever National Jewish Educator Census Underway

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 9

1,000 Jewish Groups Received at Least $500 Million in Government Loans. Some Laid off Staff Anyway.

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 8

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Are We Ready for the Spiritual Transformation This Plague Will Unleash?

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 10

Literature in a Time of Crisis: A CANVAS Conversation with Nathan Englander, Marra Gad and Rachel Kadish

Literature in a Time of Crisis: A CANVAS Conversation with Nathan Englander, Marra Gad and Rachel Kadish

Source - JFN webinar
July 6

Briefings on Jewish Poverty and Covid-19: Focus on Jews of Color (Fourth in a Series)

Briefings on Jewish Poverty and Covid-19: Focus on Jews of Color (Fourth in a Series)

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty webinar
July 7

Jewish Nonprofits Launch Nationwide Volunteer Drive to Respond to Pandemic, Social-Justice Needs

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

The New York Jewish Week to Cease Print Publication

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
July 8

Nearly 11% of the World’s Billionaires Gave to Fight the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

Which Jewish Groups Got the Biggest Coronavirus Loans from the Government — and Why?

Description - News article

Source - The Forward
June 8

The Coronavirus Is Killing Off American Jewish Institutional Life

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
June 7

After the Storm Has Passed, Looking Forward to Camp — Summer 2021

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
June 24

Jew It at Home: A New Business Model for Jewish Institutions

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 2

Money Isn’t Everything: How Local Funders Are Helping Nonprofits Adapt to the New Abnormal

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
July 1

What Covid Is Teaching Us About Jewish Education

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 29

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Redirects All 2020 Institutional Grants to COVID-19 Response

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 1

During Transformative Times, Foundations Wrestle With How Much to Give, How Fast

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 30

Supporting Artists in This Moment Is Not a Luxury

Supporting Artists in This Moment Is Not a Luxury

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Jewish Week
July 2

We Aren’t Paying Enough Attention to the Impact of the Pandemic on the Arts

Description - Podcast

Source - Cape Up (The Washington Post)
June 30

Foundations Are Breaking All the Rules in the Pandemic. They Need to Keep Doing That.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 30

Why Do the Arts Matter?

Description - Letter to the Editor

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 26

Fidelity Donor-Advised-Fund Giving Soars, Especially for Food Assistance

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

Philanthropy Rises in Pandemic as Donors Heed the Call for Help

Description - News Article

Source - The New York Times
June 26

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 29

Covid Erased an Estimated 1.6 Million U.S. Nonprofit Jobs From March Through May

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

Tech-Savvy Faith-Based Groups Thrive in Pandemic, Widening a Fundraising Digital Divide

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 26

Surveys Show Mixed Bag for Donor Behavior Due to Covid

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 26

Scrutiny of Donors and “Reputation Laundering” is Growing Thanks to COVID and Protests

Description - Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 25

We Must Support Our JCCs in These Troubled Times

Description - Editorial

Source - The Jewish News of Northern California
June 25

For Young Adults with Disabilities the Loss of Specialized Birthright Trips is Particularly Poignant

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 25

For the Few Jewish Camps That Are Opening Despite Risks, Finding Willing Families Hasn’t Been Hard

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 24

Service for a Strong Future

Service for a Strong Future

Date and time - Tuesday, June 23
1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern

Source - JFN webinar
June 23

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Day Schools and Covid-19 (Part 3)

Source - JFN webinar
June 22

Museum of Jewish Heritage Cuts 40% of Staff, Saying Pandemic Threatens its Survival

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
June 22

Giving Plunges 6% in First Quarter, Signaling $25 Billion in Lost Revenue for Nonprofits

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 22

Outside the Tzedakah Box: Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

Outside the Tzedakah Box: Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

Description - Podcast

Source - Jewish Teen Funders Network
June 22

What We’re Hearing from the Field June 6 – June 19

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 22

Amid the Pandemic, Jewish Day Schools Survive (And Even Thrive)

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 21

New Jewish Service Alliance Launches “Serve the Moment” with Plans for 100,000 Acts of Jewish Service

Description - Press Release/Announcemen

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 18

Half of Midsize Nonprofits Report Pandemic-Related Staff Cuts

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 17

A Third of Nonprofits Expect to Close Within a Year, Survey Finds

Description - Article

Source - Philanthropy news Digest
June 11

A Transformative Moment for Philanthropy

Description - Article

Source - McKinsey & Company
May 21

San Francisco JCC Lays Off 150 Employees, Slashes Budget by More Than 40 Percent

Description - News Article

Source - The Jewish News of Northern California
June 15

Mega-Rich Urged to Unleash $121 Billion for Desperate Charities

Description - News Article

Source - Bloomberg
June 12

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

New Models for Funding Jewish Media

Source - JFN webinar
June 11

Nishma Research Releases First Broad Survey of the Jewish Community on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 14

Child Care and Early Education Providers Are in Crisis. How Are Funders Responding?

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 11

Boston Federation Lays off 25 Employees Amid Economic Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 11

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Description - News Article

Source - New York Times
June 10

This Remote Jewish Study Buddy Program is Finding its Moment in the COVID Era

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 10

UJA-Federation of New York Announces 54 Layoffs as CEO Forgoes Pay

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 10

Cash is King: Two Case Studies on the Power of Direct Financial Support During Crisis

Description - News Article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 10

Met Council Unveils New App to Report Domestic Abuse

Description - News Article

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 9

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Third in a Series

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Third in a Series

Source - JFN/National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
June 9

Amid Pandemic, These Young Jews and their Elderly Friends Are Finding New Ways to Connect

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 8

Policy Influence: What Foundations are Doing and Why

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
May 2020

New York Is Allowing Day Camps to Open. Some Jewish Camps Are Still Staying Closed.

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 9

‘Peoplehood Coalition’ Connects Diaspora with COVID-19 Tech Solutions from Israel

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish News Service
June 9

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Description - Webinar

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 9

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Funder Support During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Description - Report

Source - Center for Effective Philanthropy
June 2020

Nonprofits That Rely on Foundation Grants Fare Better Than Others Amid Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 8

What We’re Hearing from the Field May 22 – June 5

Description - Article/Report

Source - eJewishPhilanthropy
June 8

Covid-19 Can’t Stop These East Bay Jewish Teen Fundraisers

Description - News article

Source - The Jewish News of Northern California
June 4

“The Most Difficult Environment I’ve Seen.” Survey Shows Broad Fundraising Pain

Description - News article

Source - Inside Philanthropy
June 4

These Services Are Helping Older Jews Master Technology and Stay Connected in Isolation

Description - Article (Sponsored by Jewish Federations of North America)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 4

Pearlstone Retreat Center to Reduce Workforce by 75%

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 4

How Philadelphia’s Creative Jews Are Handling the Coronavirus Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 3

Include Us in the Conversation: COVID-19 and Teen Mental Health

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 4

Wave of Nonprofit Closures Likely on the Way Soon, Nonprofit Leaders Forecast

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 4

Trust in Nonprofits Rises as Confidence in Government Covid Response Slides

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
June 4

Unlocking the Future of Jewish Engagement: Study of Jewish Young Adults

Description - Report

Source - Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Spring 2020

Where Does the Jewish Community Center Movement Go from Here?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Insider
June 3

A ‘Super Fund’ Aims to Keep Jewish Nonprofit World From Sinking

Description - News article

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 2

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish Community and Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 26

Coronavirus Aid for Jewish Day Schools Caught up in DeVos Debate

Description - News article

Source - The Forward
June 1

How Some Jewish Summer Camps Are Going Virtual This Year

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 28

How Grant Makers’ Practices Have Changed Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic (Podcast)

Description - Podcast

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 29

A New Fund Is Providing Aid to Jews of Color Struggling Due to Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 27

What Would Moses Say? Of Nietzsche, Hitler and the Freedom to Hurt Others (Shavuot 5780)

What Would Moses Say? Of Nietzsche, Hitler and the Freedom to Hurt Others (Shavuot 5780)

Description - Shavuot message

Source - JFN's Andrés Spokoiny
May 28

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Focus on Mental Health & Aging (2nd in a Series)

Briefings on Poverty & Covid-19: Focus on Mental Health & Aging (2nd in a Series)

Source - Nat'l Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty/JFN webinar
May 26

From Real Estate to IT Departments: Jewish Investment Post-Corona

Description - Op-Ed

Source - The Forward
May 24

Leading Our Jewish Day Schools in the Shadows of Covid-19: An Unprecedented Leadership Challenge

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 27

Teen Engagement and the Pandemic: Crisis and Opportunity

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 27

In the Post-Covid Crisis Universe: Israel Opportunities Await

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 27

The News for Philanthropy Is More Positive Than You Think

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 26

Synagogues Demur as Trump Demands that States Let Houses of Worship Reopen

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 22

A Florida JCC Survived the Pandemic with no Layoffs. Now It’s Reopening.

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 22

Covid-19 Could Mean the End of Small Charities

Description - News article

Source - Bloomberg
May 17

What We’re Hearing from Jewish Nonprofits May 9 – May 22, 2020

Description - Report (published in eJewish Philanthropy)

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits
May 26

As Colleges Go Virtual, Students Instead Are Heading to Israel on Gap Year Programs

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 21

Day School and Covid-19, Part 2

Day School and Covid-19, Part 2

Source - JFN webinar
May 19

13 Percent of Nonprofits in a Survey Have Suspended All or Most of Their Operations

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 19

In Jewish Philanthropy, a Case Study in How a Crisis Can Expand Communal Giving

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Inside Philanthropy
May 18

Amid Pandemic Challenges, Jewish Creatives Get Boost from CANVAS, a New Arts & Culture Collaborative

Amid Pandemic Challenges, Jewish Creatives Get Boost from CANVAS, a New Arts & Culture Collaborative

Description - Announcement

Source - CANVAS/JFN
May 19

Jewish Crowdfunding Sites Meet Their Moment, Raising Millions of Dollars for Coronavirus Victims

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 18

May All Who are Hungry Come and Eat: Jewish Community Farming in the Face of Coronavirus

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 20

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 20

As Pandemic Set In, Orthodox Union Furloughed 125 Staffers — a Quarter of its Workforce

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 19

Hundreds of Layoffs with More to Come: We’re Tracking Coronavirus Job Losses in the Jewish World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 19

How a Jewish Camp in Maine Plans to Keep COVID-19 Away

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 18

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Boost Nonprofit Workforce as Coronavirus Crushes Resources

Description - News article

Source - CNBC
May 15

At Jewish Home, a Coronavirus Success Story

Description - News article

Source - Forward
May 14

Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish College Students and Young Adults

Covid-19’s Impact on Jewish College Students and Young Adults

Source - JFN webinar
May 12

Share of Americans Giving to Charity Drops to 73%, a New Low

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 15

Pandemic Pressures Mount on Jewish Day Schools

Description - News Article

Source - New York Jewish Week
May 13

Being a Fundraiser, but on the Front Lines

Description - Essay

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 15

Ramah Camps Anticipate a Total Budget Shortfall of $27 Million, But Don’t Expect to Fold

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 14

Part 1 in a Series on Food Insecurity & Housing During Covid-19

Part 1 in a Series on Food Insecurity & Housing During Covid-19

Description - First in a series on poverty and the impact of Covid-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 14

Conservative Jewish Youth Group USY Cancels Summer Travel Programs Due to COVID-19

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 14

What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - The New Yorker
May 11

Cutbacks at Social-Service Groups on the Rise, Poll Finds

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 11

Impact of Covid-19 on Jewish Human Service Agencies — and the Case for Giving

Description - Document

Source - Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

With Hope Fading and Regulations Tightening, More Jewish Camps Set to Cancel

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 13

Union for Reform Judaism Announces Layoffs and Furloughs

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 13

Jewish Teen Funders Network Youth Ambassadors Reflect on the COVID-19 Crisis

Description - Blog post

Source - Jewish Teen Funders Network

The Biggest Jewish Coronavirus Relief Fund Will Soon Start Giving Out Loans

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 12

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: How Members Are Responding to Covid-19

Description - Newsletter

Source - National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty
May 12

For Jews Hit Hard by the Pandemic, a New Worry — Not Having Enough Food

Description - News article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 11

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting Jews of Color

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 12

What We’re Hearing from the Field (April 25-May 8)

Description - Article by Leading Edge, JPRO Network, UpStart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, & Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 8

The Morning After: What We Need to Know about the Coronavirus and Ourselves

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 11

Federations Tap Deep Experience and Networks to Respond to Pandemic-Era Needs

Description - News Article (JFNA-sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Sponsored Content)
May 8

Push for Profits Left Nursing Homes Struggling to Provide Care

Description - News article

Source - The New York Times
May 7

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Description - Guide/Update

Source - The David Berg Foundation
May 7

Jewish Day Schools Get Creative as They Eye Uncertain Financial Future

Description - Article (sponsored by Prizmah)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 7

Deep Layoffs at Jewish Federations of North America

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 6

Synagogues and Spiritual Communities During Covid-19

Synagogues and Spiritual Communities During Covid-19

Source - JFN Webinar
May 5

The Pandemic Is Forcing Synagogues to Reinvent Themselves

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
May 6

How the Coronavirus is Hitting Jewish Communities Worldwide

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 5

From Cabins to Bungalows: Some Jewish Overnight Camps May Become Socially Distanced Family Retreats This Summer

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 5

Jewish United Fund in Chicago Launches $26 Million Coronavirus Initiative

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 5

For Jewish Teens Struggling in the Coronavirus Era, Jewish Groups Extend a Lifeline

Description - News Article (sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 4

Many Jewish Camps Will Cancel This Summer Due to COVID, Affecting At Least 10,000 Kids

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 30

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

Description - Yom Ha'atzmaut message

Source - Andrés Spokoiny of JFN
April 29

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

Emergency ‘Pledge to Protect’ Campaign for Personal Protective Equipment

Hillel International Lays Off or Furloughs 20 Percent of Staff Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 27

How US Jewish Groups Are Helping Overwhelmed Health Care Workers

Description - News Article (Sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 23

Half of Jewish Groups that Applied Got Government Loans Totaling $264 Million, Survey Finds

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 22

$9 Million in Emergency Funding for Jewish Life Projects

Source - UJA-Federation of New York
April 23

(Jewish) Journalism in the (Coronavirus) Crisis

(Jewish) Journalism in the (Coronavirus) Crisis

Description - Webinar

Source - JFN and the Forward
April 22

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Source - JFN
April 20

Details on the New Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
April 21

Jewish Nonprofit Best Practices Are No Match for Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
April 20

Jewish Nonprofits Are Struggling. How Should Funders Try to Rescue Them?

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 20

After the First Round of Pandemic Loans, Success for Some Jewish Groups and Confusion for Many

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
April 17

What Does the Philanthropy Landscape Look Like for Foundations Not Related to the Covid-19 Crisis?

Description - News Article

Source - Barron's
April 16

The Jewish Food Society and The Paul E. Singer Foundation

Source - Jewish Insider

Ordering Personal Protective Equipment for Jewish Healthcare Providers and Institutions

Description - Presentation

Source - JFN, the Jewish Federations of North America, and the North American Volunteer Network

$4 Million in Emergency Grants (Phase 1)

Source - The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Charitable Food Resource Guide During COVID-19

Description - Curated resources

Source - Mazon

San Diego Jewish Community Emergency Fund

Source - Jewish Federation of San Diego, Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego, Leichtag Foundation

$2 Million Emergency Fund for Needs in Canada, Israel

Source - Azrieli Foundation

‘Painful and Deep’: Jewish Nonprofits Face Dire Economic Prospects During and After Coronavirus

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
March 23

Responses to a Flash Poll of Local Nonprofits on the Impact of COVID-19

Source - Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

How Jewish Family Service is Responding (Seattle)

What We’re Hearing from the Jewish Nonprofit Field, March 30-April 3

Source - JPRO, Leading Edge, Board Member Institute for Jewish Nonprofits
April 4

Israel

Special Lecture with Dan Ariely: Harnessing the Power of Behavioral Economics

Date and time - Wednesday, September 30
12-1 pm ET (7-8 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

The Beating Heart of Humanity: Arts and Culture as Essential Even During a Pandemic

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 3

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Source - JFN webinar
August 18

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Source - JFN webinar
August 11

To Tackle Inequality in Israel, We Need to Look to Early Childhood

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 20

Israel’s Second Wave – Political Uncertainty and Social Unrest in the Wake of COVID-19

Israel’s Second Wave – Political Uncertainty and Social Unrest in the Wake of COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
August 10

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

New Fund Backed by Tech Execs to Donate Government Covid-19 Aid Packages to Israelis in Need

Description - News Article

Source - Calcalist
August 2

As Colleges Go Virtual, Students Go to Israel

Description - News Article

Source - NY Jewish Week
July 21

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Source - JFN webinar
July 23

An Enduring Feature of the Pandemic So Far: Jews Are Flocking to Online Classes

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 22

Swapping the Stage for a Deli: Israel Underemployment Rises

Description - News Article

Source - Associated Press
July 21

Organizations Grapple with Food Security in Israel

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 17

New Israeli Government-Philanthropy Covid Relief Fund for Nonprofits Now Accepting Applications

Description - Article

Source - JFN Israel
July 14

Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths from Countries Around the World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 9

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Redirects All 2020 Institutional Grants to COVID-19 Response

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 1

Hadassah Foundation Responds to Surge in Domestic Violence Against Women

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 1

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Investing in Israeli Science and Research During and After Covid-19

Source - JFN webinar
June 30

Israeli Youth Struggling to Re-Enter Virus-Battered Workforce

Description - News article

Source - Bloomberg
June 30

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Future in North America and Israel

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 29

For Young Adults with Disabilities the Loss of Specialized Birthright Trips is Particularly Poignant

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 25

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

The Megatrends and Forces that will Shape Israel’s Social Landscape in the Era Following the Corona Crisis

Description - Report

Source - Shaldor Strategy Consulting
June 2020

Why a Website Was the Best Gift I Could Give the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 21

Arts & Culture in Israel in the Wake of Covid-19

Description - Fact Sheet/Briefing Paper

Source - JFN Israel, Institute for Law and Philanthropy at Tel Aviv University, Forum of Foundations in Israel
May 2020

‘Peoplehood Coalition’ Connects Diaspora with COVID-19 Tech Solutions from Israel

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish News Service
June 9

In Israel, a Refugee Women’s Collective Finds a New Direction Amid the Pandemic

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
June 4

OGEN Israel Social Loan Fund Raises $30 Million for Coronavirus Relief in Israel

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 1

In the Post-Covid Crisis Universe: Israel Opportunities Await

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 27

As Colleges Go Virtual, Students Instead Are Heading to Israel on Gap Year Programs

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 21

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

Updated Information on Israeli Government Resources for NGOs

Despite Crises at Home, US Jewish Charities Keep Sending Money to Israel

Description - News article (sponsored)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Sponsored by JFNA)
May 18

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Why These 18 Israeli Donors Are Helping Get Protective Equipment to North American Jewish Social Service Providers

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 20

Hundreds of Layoffs with More to Come: We’re Tracking Coronavirus Job Losses in the Jewish World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 19

Migrants and Refugees Need COVID-19 Support — in Israel Too

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Times of Israel
May 18

Haredi Society in Israel During COVID-19

Haredi Society in Israel During COVID-19

Source - JFN webinar
May 5

Protecting Israel’s Most Vulnerable: The Urgency in Sustaining Nonprofits

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 14

Has Israel’s Political Stalemate Come to an End?

Has Israel’s Political Stalemate Come to an End?

Source - JFN webinar with downloadable presentation
May 7

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Jewish End-of-Life Services Offered in Response to COVID-19

Description - Guide/Update

Source - The David Berg Foundation
May 7

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Guide to Israeli Government Covid Relief Package for Nonprofits

Source - JFN Guide
May 6

Israel’s Arab Society: Update on Needs, Activities & Philanthropic Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

Israel’s Arab Society: Update on Needs, Activities & Philanthropic Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

Source - JFN Webinar
April 30

Situation Room for Arab Society Overview

Description - PowerPoint presentation

Source - Galilee Society
April 30

Tel Aviv University Scientist Claims He’s Two-Thirds the Way to COVID-19 Vaccine

Description - News Article

Source - Jerusalem Post
April 19

COVID-19 in Israel’s Arab Society: Current Status and Emergency Response Priorities

Description - Report

Source - Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

On This Covid Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Hit the Reset Button

Description - Yom Ha'atzmaut message

Source - Andrés Spokoiny of JFN
April 29

Covid-19 Treatment Innovations

Description - Report

Source - Technion
April 2020

Child Care for Essential Medical Workers in Israel

Child Care for Essential Medical Workers in Israel

Description - Funding proposal

Source - Dror Israel

Israel’s At-Risk Children and Youth During Coronavirus

Israel’s At-Risk Children and Youth During Coronavirus

Date and time - Sunday, April 26
12:30 p.m. EST (7:30 p.m. in Israel)

Source - JFN webinar
April 26

Briefing: Support for Israeli Nonprofits During COVID-19

Briefing: Support for Israeli Nonprofits During COVID-19

Source - JFN Webinar
April 23

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Yom HaShoah Briefing and Commemoration: Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Source - JFN
April 20

Senior Citizens in Israel During COVID-19

Description - Fact Sheet

Source - JFN, The Institute for Law & Philanthropy, Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 19

Coronavirus and Israeli Women: Needs & Responses

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Source - JFN-Israel, Institute of Law & Philanthropy,Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 5

Summary of Philanthropic Giving in Israel in the Age of COVID-19

Description - Survey Results

Source - Forum of Foundations in Israel
April 20

Coronavirus and Israeli Asylum Seekers: Needs and Responses

Description - Fact Sheet & Webinar

Source - JFN-Israel, Forum on Foundations in Israel, Institute on Law & Philanthropy
April 2

COVID-19 and the Israeli Tech Ecosystem

COVID-19 and the Israeli Tech Ecosystem

Description - JFN Webinar
April 7

Message from the JFN-Israel team

Daily Updates During the Corona Crisis

Source - Leket Israel

News and Resources from JFN-Israel

Letter of Support (in Hebrew, English and Arabic)

Report from the Shoresh Institute

The Israeli Civic Leadership Association Situation Room (Hebrew)

Audio: Women in Israel During COVID-19

Audio: Women in Israel During COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
April 6

Audio: Asylum Seekers in Israel During COVID-19

Audio: Asylum Seekers in Israel During COVID-19

Description - JFN Webinar
April 5

$4 Million in Emergency Grants (Phase 1)

Source - The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

$2 Million Emergency Fund for Needs in Canada, Israel

Source - Azrieli Foundation

COVID-19 in Israel’s Arab Communities: Health Risks and Economic Concerns

Description - Report

Source - Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues
March 23

New Startup Nation Central Directory Shows Israeli Companies That Can Help Fight Covid-19

Source - Calcalist

Report from American Jewish Joint-Distribution Committee

Source - JDC
March 23

$13.6 Million for Israel’s Hospitals

Source - Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (Israel)

International

Help and Hope for COVID’s Jewish New Poor

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

Coronavirus Crisis Is Testing the Resilience of Europe’s Small Jewish Communities

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 21

European Jewish Community Day School Crisis Fund Announces $2.7 Million in Grants to 13 Schools

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 22

Brazilian Jewish Schools Raise $4 Million in Donations for Scholarships

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 17

A Cataclysm of Hunger, Disease and Illiteracy

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Times
September 16

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Jewish Community? A Q & A with Marina Yudborovsky, of Genesis Philanthropy Group

Description - News Article

Source - The Jerusalem Post
September 9

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

How Buenos Aires’ Jews Have Weathered the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 21

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Giving Trends in the Wake of Coronavirus

Source - JFN webinar
August 6

An Enduring Feature of the Pandemic So Far: Jews Are Flocking to Online Classes

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 22

With Refugees Hit Doubly Hard by the Pandemic, Jewish Groups Step up Aid Efforts

Description - News Article (Sponsored by Schusterman Family Foundation)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 17

Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths from Countries Around the World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 9

How Rio Jews Are Adapting to the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 7

Nearly 11% of the World’s Billionaires Gave to Fight the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

Eastern European, FSU Jewish Communities and The Age of Corona

Description - News article

Source - JNS
July 5

For Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union, COVID-19 Lockdown Loneliness is Debilitating

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 25

For Young Adults with Disabilities the Loss of Specialized Birthright Trips is Particularly Poignant

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 25

A Third of Nonprofits Expect to Close Within a Year, Survey Finds

Description - Article

Source - Philanthropy news Digest
June 11

This World Refugee Day, Calling on the Global Jewish Community to Act

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 17

This Remote Jewish Study Buddy Program is Finding its Moment in the COVID Era

Description - Article (Sponsored by JFNA)

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 10

European Jewish Museums After Corona

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 9

As COVID-19 Puts Brazil’s Poverty Issues Into Sharp Focus, Brazilian Jews Rush to Help Favelas

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 5

JDC Aid Organization Lays Off 53 Staffers Around the World

Description - News article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 22

Hundreds of Layoffs with More to Come: We’re Tracking Coronavirus Job Losses in the Jewish World

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 19

When COVID-19 is Just One of Many Crises: The Pandemic’s Impact on Displaced Persons

When COVID-19 is Just One of Many Crises: The Pandemic’s Impact on Displaced Persons

Source - JFN webinar
May 18

73% of Charities Worldwide See Decline in Contributions

Description - News article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 18

Migrants and Refugees Need COVID-19 Support — in Israel Too

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Times of Israel
May 18

‘My Rabbi’s Tools Now Include a Phone’: UK Jewish Burials Changed by Covid-19

Description - News article

Source - The Guardian
May 14

How COVID has Changed our Humanitarian Operations

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
May 15

How the Coronavirus is Hitting Jewish Communities Worldwide

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
May 5

Personal Protective Equipment for Syrian Refugees

Personal Protective Equipment for Syrian Refugees

Description - Relief effort

Source - Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees
May 4

Jewish Communal Fund Announces $1 Million in Emergency Grants

Report from IsraAID on its Global Coronavirus Emergency Response

Description - Report

Source - IsraAID

Report from American Jewish Joint-Distribution Committee

Source - JDC
March 23

Defending Human Rights During COVID-19

Description - Article

Source - American Jewish World Service
March 23

Resources for Parents and Educators

NYC Health Dept. Forces Yeshivas in Queens, Brooklyn to Close Due to Covid-19

Description - News Article

Source - NY Jewish Week
September 24

Teachers Are our Building Blocks: Staffing in Jewish Early Childhood During COVID

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 23

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

‘Memento Mori’: The Unpleasant Reminder That Makes Us Better People

Description - Article by JFN's Andrés Spokoiny

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 24

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Post-Crisis Spiritual Transformation and the Future of Jewish Life

Source - JFN video
September 15

European Jewish Community Day School Crisis Fund Announces $2.7 Million in Grants to 13 Schools

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 22

Eyeing Rosh Hashanah as a Virus Tipping Point, 26 Jewish Schools Unite to Exhort Families to Play it Safe

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 17

Brazilian Jewish Schools Raise $4 Million in Donations for Scholarships

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 17

On Chaos and Revelation: Toward a Jewish Future

Date and time - Thursday, October 8
12-1:30 pm ET (7-8:30 pm Israel)

Source - JFN webinar

COVID Closures and Quarantines Already Widespread at New York-Area Jewish Day Schools

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 14

Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 14

Jewish Day Schools Open for the Year with New Safety Precautions and Plans for Possible Closures

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
September 10

Emotion Before Content: Evidence-Based Recommendations for Designing Virtual Jewish Engagement for Young People

Description - Research study/report

Source - Schusterman Foundation and Jim Joseph Foundation
August 2020

Covid-19 Resources for Day Schools

Description - Resource page

Source - Prizmah
Frequently updated

Has Remote Learning Set Back Jewish Day School Students?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 4

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Real Learning: How Jewish Day Schools Are Starting This School Year

Source - JFN Webinar
September 2

What Synagogues Streaming High Holiday Services Can Learn from the Political Conventions

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 31

New Data Reveals That With Support, Jewish Day Schools Thrive

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
September 1

‘It’s Not the Same and Everybody Knows It’: Jewish Campus Life Goes Virtual

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 27

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Help Us Measure Jewish Giving During Covid

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Education Series #2: Education Challenges of Covid Crisis in Israel’s Underprivileged Communities

Source - JFN webinar
August 18

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Digital Learning in the Social and Geographic Landscape of Israeli Society (Part 1 in a Series)

Source - JFN webinar
August 11

Synagogues Once Saved Judaism, Now They are Needed to Save Jews

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 26

To Tackle Inequality in Israel, We Need to Look to Early Childhood

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 20

What’s Going on in Jewish Education? Answers from Leaders in the Field

Description - Report

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 13

How are Jewish Teens and Young Adults Coping Through this Pandemic?

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 18

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Rise: Support for Out-Of-Work Jewish Community Professionals

Description - Resource Page

Source - JFNA and JPro Network

Lessons Learned from Schools’ Responses to COVID-19

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
August 18

Running a Jewish Day School Just Got a Lot More Expensive — and Parents Shouldn’t Be the Only Ones Paying the Price

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 17

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty Briefing: Focus on Higher Education

Date and time - Tuesday, August 4
12-1 pm ET

Source - JFN/Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty webinar
August 4

A Rabbi and Dad Is Starting an Online Jewish Day School to Help Families Get Through the Pandemic

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 3

We Run Jewish Day Schools in NY. To Reopen Safely, We Need our Community’s Support.

Description - Op-Ed

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
August 4

Are Families Fleeing Jewish Day Schools? Far from It, but It’s Complicated.

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 28

As Colleges Go Virtual, Students Go to Israel

Description - News Article

Source - NY Jewish Week
July 21

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Next Year (We Hope!) in Jerusalem: How the Israel​ Experience Field Has Responded to Covid

Source - JFN webinar
July 23

An Enduring Feature of the Pandemic So Far: Jews Are Flocking to Online Classes

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 22

COVID-19 Is Imperiling the Jewish Day School

Description - Article

Source - Tablet
July 21

A Time to Act: Concrete Steps to Support the Unemployed in the Jewish Community

Description - Op-Ed

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 17

Jewish Day Schools Still Don’t Know if They’ll Reopen in the Fall. Why Is It Taking So Long?

Description - News Article

Source - The Forward
July 15

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Guide to Reopening Jewish Workspaces

Description - Guide/Playbook

Source - Leading Edge
July 16

Passion, Perseverance and Grit: The Untold Story of Jewish Day Camps During the COVID Summer of 2020

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 12

First-ever National Jewish Educator Census Underway

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 9

Jewish Nonprofits Launch Nationwide Volunteer Drive to Respond to Pandemic, Social-Justice Needs

Description - News Article

Source - Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 6

New Study Shows Promise of Jewish Early Care and Education for Greater and Long-Term Involvement in Jewish Life Among Families with Young Children

Description - News Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 7

Jew It at Home: A New Business Model for Jewish Institutions

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
July 2

What Covid Is Teaching Us About Jewish Education

Description - Op-Ed

Source - New York Jewish Week
June 29

For Young Adults with Disabilities the Loss of Specialized Birthright Trips is Particularly Poignant

Description - Article

Source - eJewish Philanthropy
June 25

For the Few Jewish Camps That Are Opening Despite Risks, Finding Willing Families Hasn’t Been Hard

Description - News Article

Source - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 24

Service for a Strong Future

Service for a Strong Future

Date and time - Tuesday, June 23
1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern

Source - JFN webinar
June 23