Watch the webinar recording on Metrics in Philanthropy

If you weren’t able to join us yesterday for our lunchtime webinar on “Tools for Philanthropic Impact, Session 2: Metrics in Philanthropy,” we are pleased to provide a link to a recording of this dynamic conversation about a hot topic in the field of philanthropy. We are very grateful to our speakers—Rella Kaplowitz, Mirele Goldsmith…

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Support Israel Fire Relief Efforts

A wave of more than 630 wildfires has spread throughout Israel in recent days, injuring 180 people and burning down 560 homes. Nearly 100,000 Israelis have been evacuated; in Haifa, hundreds of apartments were destroyed completely, leaving more than 1,000 people without homes. Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority reported that more than 4,900 acres of…

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Donate to Help Haiti in Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

After Hurricane Matthew made landfall on October 4, 2016, Haiti — which is still struggling to rebuild after the 2010 earthquake left more than 200,000 people dead and many homeless — is in a state of emergency. More than 900 people have been killed and tens of thousands have been displaced. Below are several charitable…

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Mario Gabelli Shares Market Outlook at JCF Fireside Chat

JCF Trustee Emerita Susie Stern and her husband, Jeff, recently hosted a Jewish Communal Fund fireside chat in their home featuring Mario Gabelli, one of the great investment managers of our time. Mr. Gabelli, a longtime JCF fund holder, spoke about the economy, his personal and corporate philanthropy, and how the upcoming presidential election may…

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JCF Special Gifts Fund Grants $100,000 to Olim BeYachad to Help Ethiopian-Israelis Gain Employment

Today, Jewish Communal Fund CEO Sue Dickman is in Israel where she presented a $100,000 grant to Olim BeYachad, a nonprofit that helps Ethiopian-Israelis gain employment and become self-sufficient. This gift from the JCF Special Gifts Fund will fund the participation of 40 Ethiopian-Israeli young adults in EELP (Employment, Empowerment, and Leadership program). This gift was…

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