Tag Archives: jewish philanthropy

Aliyah Numbers Way Down

Gadi Pickholz from the Israel Fathers Rights Advocacy Council emails: The Israeli government official report on Aliya was issued today for 2008. 2008 marked the lowest level of Aliya in Israeli history since 1948, with less than 5% the Olim … Continue reading

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Inside The Chais Family Foundation

It went bankrupt when Bernie Madoff was arrested. On its 2007 990 IRS filing, it reported assets of $178 million. (2006 filing) From the Los Angeles Times: Chais, 82, did not respond to interview requests. Last week, he told the … Continue reading

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Good News For Jewish Day Schools

Marvin Schick writes: In the best of economic times, most Jewish schools struggle to meet their obligations and they are not able to provide or forced to cut back on services and educational options that would enhance the learning experience. … Continue reading

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