Jewish Donors Are Looking For A Progressive Alternative To Jewish Federations

Donor-advised funds affiliated with Jewish federations give a collective $1 billion per year, according to the Jewish Federations of North America. Of those gifts, relatively few are rejected — but red lines surrounding donor-advised gifts remain unclear. Increasingly, Jewish donors are looking for a more progressive home for their philanthropy.

HaYoreh employs the hi-tech accelerator/incubator model and techniques pioneered by venture capitalist firms to enhance the impact of every donated dollar and provide donors with an alternative to the ossified and bureaucratic Federations.

When Israel Politics Gets In The Way Of Jewish Charitable Giving

NEW YORK - Lisa Greer didn't think twice when she used her cellphone to donate to IfNotNow, a Jewish organization that protests Israel's West Bank occupation. Greer and her husband, Joshua, had given millions to progressive Jewish and Israel causes, and she sits on the board of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles....