Talmudic wisdom for charitable endowments
A new book about philanthropy in America misses the story of how Jewish communal life was built
Harold Grinspoon struggled with reading as a child. Today he’s the man behind the world’s largest Jewish book program, PJ Library.
Remembering Ilia Salita’s formative years in Moscow
Deep-pocketed funders—including the Rockefellers and the Buffetts—are creating a constellation of activist groups like Stosh Cotler’s Bend the Arc that aim to rewire American Jewish life
How a storied philanthropy came to lend its legitimacy—and money—to groups that push boycotting Israel
Philadelphia’s Rooster Soup Company, co-run by Michael Solomonov, has partnered with a local organization to feed the city’s needy
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