Category - Philanthropy

From Tzedakah Boxes to $20,000 Grants

By Bella Pucker Growing up, the Jewish commandment of tzedakah was emphasized loudly at my house. It was put to practice each Shabbat as my sister and I deposited a few coins into our respective tin tzedakah boxes. Eventually, when those tin...

Yes, We Should Teach Our Children to Be...

By The Rashi School In a recent article, The Wall Street Journal welcomed Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, Una Osili, and Alison Powell, all experts in philanthropy, to discuss methods and benefits of teaching your child philanthropic behavior from a young...

Jim Joseph Foundation Announces New Grants

Participants at 2014 BBYO International Convention (IC); photo courtesy. After completing its tenth year of grantmaking, the Jim Joseph Foundation has announced $6,355,000 in new grants awarded at its fall and winter 2015 Board meetings. Based...

Kohelet Yeshiva High School Receives $8.6...

Kohelet Yeshiva High School has received the largest gift in its school’s 15 year history. The gift from the Kohelet Foundation consists of $7.5 million of unrestricted funds will help offset the school’s operational expenses over the next...