American Jewish Philanthropy, Direct Giving, and the Unity of the Jewish Community

By Chaim I. Waxman

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

The author describes how the Federation concept emerged within the Jewish community and briefly describes the current state of American Jewish philanthropy. He discusses the types of organizations Jews donate to, changes in Jewish philanthropic identity after the attacks on September 11, as well as American Jewish expressions of pro-Israel and Zionist sentiments expressed through philanthropic efforts.

Topic: Tzedakah (Charity), Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Jewish Federations, Charitable Giving, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Israel Advocacy, Zionism, Hasbara

Name of Publication: Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy

Editor: Hirt, Robert S. , Prager, Yossi

Page Number(s): 53-77

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: United States

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

Language: English

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Waxman, Chaim I. American Jewish Philanthropy, Direct Giving, and the Unity of the Jewish Community. Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy. KTAV Publishing House, Inc.,Yeshiva University Press. October 2009: 53-77.


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