Save the Chastising of Jews
Who Give to Non-Jewish Causes
By Gary Tobin, October 22, 2007, JTA
Jewish foundations are giving away billions of dollars. A recent study conducted by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research found that 80% of the dollars they gave away in 2004/2005 went to general society, while 20% went to Jewish causes. It is wrong to assume that foundations established by Jews that give to secular causes have lost their way for choosing to give the way they do, or to assert they must not care about being Jewish.
Report: A Fifth of Jewish Foundation Dollars Going to Jewish, Israeli Causes
By Jacob Berkman, October 9, 2007, JTA
New York (JTA) -- The country's largest Jewish foundations give about a fifth of their funds to Jewish causes -- and that number could fall, according to the researchers behind a report released this week.
The study conducted by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research was based on a review of the 2004 and 2005 tax returns of the 56 largest American foundations started by Jews.
A Study of Jewish Foundations
By Gary Tobin and Aryeh Weinberg, 2007,
The Institute for Jewish & Community Research
San Francisco - (October 9, 2007) According to a new study released by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research (IJCR), a sample of the largest and most prominent Jewish foundations in the United States gave 79% of their dollars to secular causes and 21% to Jewish causes in recent years.