JFN Elects First Israeli Co-Chair

"We haven’t adapted. New communities need to be created and re-invented."

JFN Launches Social Change Matching Fund

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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.

Not Trash, But Beach Reading

Ok, I admit it. I don't like trashy novels. I like to read books where I learn something of value. I've read dozens of books on disability/papers issues. If you care about inclusion for kids with disabilities, here are the best reads going.

Jewish Teen Giving Up By 52 Percent

Staff Writer

Jewish teens in the United States who take part in the Jewish Teen Funders Network are making more charitable contributions, and they are giving mostly to Jewish causes.

Special Needs At Summer Camp To Receive Formal Study

Foundation for Jewish Camp will map what's available and what needs to be done.

Associate Editor

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.

A Turning Point For Disability Advocates?

One-day conference may mark the beginning of a new era in Jewish communal attitudes.


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.

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