The Jewish Funders Network, a service organization for philanthropists, announced today the launch of a “Jewish Social Change Matching Fund” that will offer $1 million to Jewish social change organizations and projects.
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Foundation for Jewish Camp will map what's available and what needs to be done.
The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) is launching what is believed to be the first-ever research project mapping current services available to children with special needs and physical disabilities at nonprofit Jewish overnight camps across North America.
One-day conference may mark the beginning of a new era in Jewish communal attitudes.
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Despite good intentions by the organized Jewish community and some model programs, for years it has largely fallen to the parents of children with mental illness, intellectual, physical, learning, social and other disabilities and differences to battle for "a place at the table" for their children in Jewish day schools, synagogues and summer camps.