Adina Lichtman started Knock Knock Give a Sock out of her college dorm two years ago. Now, her organization has given out over 50,000 pairs of socks to homeless men and women around the U.S.
The PopUp For Change program provides youths with the opportunity to think about social justice issues—and foment change
Shlomo Rechnitz was on his way to Israel when he saw the opportunity to give tzedakah
Looking to Maimonides for guidelines on philanthropic giving
Topped the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of 50 most generous Americans
Introducing the Schusterman Philanthropic Network’s new funding initiative
The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight
Don’t just ask for donations at your bar or bat mitzvah. Do some homework and find a cause with meaning.
Which Jewish billionaires are the most philanthropic?
Five of top six U.S. philanthropists are Jews
Forgoing the usual bar and bat mitzvah swag, some teens are asking guests to contribute to charity
Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, and more
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators
Includes Bloomberg and Soros; does not include Adelson
Philanthropist likes Birthright as bulwark against intermarriage
This day in infamous Jewish history
Plus another scary move by Iran, Federation fundraising, and more
Few women in top posts, significant pay gaps
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, and more in the news
Brings fundraising experience, clipboard, and whistle
Cheryl Saban’s journey from beach bunny to philanthropist
An eccentric philanthropist is paying young people to be Jewish—whatever that means
Charitable giving from Leviticus to Rothschild