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This article originally appeared in ejewishphilanthropy.com. Last year, at the urging of Mark Silberman, a longtime friend, Jewish Future Pledge Board Chair and former Board...
“It started as a spreadsheet, a very basic spreadsheet,” Elana Sichel, a recent graduate of University of Maryland says. She and Hadassah Raskas, a U Penn rising senior, are the co-founders of Corona Connects, an initiative that pairs volunteers with organizations needing the extra hands during this chaotic time of living through the Coronavirus pandemic. The idea originated in a strong desire to be of service, stemming from their observant upbringing. Raskas explains, “I think it really was our Jewish values that really created this thing inside of us…it’s so deeply ingrained.”
Two women pass a beggar on the street. They have the same income and expenses. The first weeps at the suffering of the beggar and gives him $5 out of the goodness of her heart. The second notices but rushes past. Later in the day, however, she feels compelled because of her religious beliefs and returns to give the beggar $100. Who is the better person? Why are Jews so generous?
The Bahraini Commerce and Tourism Minister announced that all goods imported from Israeli settlements in the West Bank will be labeled as “Made In Israel.”
Author Bari Weiss moderated a Zoom webinar discussion with three Jewish students about anti-Semitism on college campuses on December 3. The webinar, which was part...
As much as Iran wants to retaliate, its angry hands are tied.
Six prominent Holocaust survivors who had dedicated much of their lives to educating others against hatred have died in Europe over the past month.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. A conversation with Jill Gurr, founder of the non-profit Create Now. How do we manage our lives during the coronavirus...
Tony and Grammy award-winner Daveed Diggs, known for his roles as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, in the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” released...
JVS SoCal’s stance regarding its employees seems at odds with its mission.