For the Poor and the Stranger: Fundraisers' Perspectives on Orthodox Philanthropy

By Perry Davis, Margy-Ruth Davis

KTAV Publishing House, Inc., Yeshiva University Press, October 2009

The authors--self-trained, professional fundraisers with more than fifty years combined experience--reflect on their professional experiences and analyses of nonprofit organizations to address general trends in Jewish philanthropy as well as Orthodox philanthropy in particular. The authors address the similarities among these general trends and Orthodoxy to overall charitable giving, the positive and negative aspects of Orthodox philanthropy, raise practical concerns, and end with several recommendations.

Topic: Halakha, Tzedakah (Charity), NGOs, Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Jewish Law, Charitable Giving, Orthodox Judaism, Nonprofits, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Community Building, Secularism

Name of Publication: Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy

Editor: Hirt, Robert S. , Prager, Yossi

Page Number(s): 31-51

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: United States

Identifier: ISBN 978-1-60280-137-0

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Davis, Perry. Davis, Margy-Ruth. For the Poor and the Stranger: Fundraisers' Perspectives on Orthodox Philanthropy. Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy. KTAV Publishing House, Inc.,Yeshiva University Press. October 2009: 31-51. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8844


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