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Toward a renewed ethic of Jewish philanthropy

Orthodox Forum (19th 2008 New York, N.Y.)

Toward a renewed ethic of Jewish philanthropy

by Orthodox Forum (19th 2008 New York, N.Y.)

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Published by The Michael Scharf Publication Trust of the Yeshiva University Press ; Jersey City, NJ : Distributed by KTAV Pub. House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Yossi Prager
SeriesOrthodox Forum series
ContributionsPrager, Yossi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1286.C5 O63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24493535M
ISBN 109781602801370
LC Control Number2010010016
OCLC/WorldCa642231935

  "An absolutely superb book: the most practical, most comprehensive guide to Jewish values I know." —Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People Telushkin speaks to the major ethical issues of our time, issues that have, of Reviews: The book gains a lot of ener­gy from its dynam­ic por­trait of his long-time friend­ship with Art Gar­funkel, who may have paved the way to his inevitable and per­fect book title, “ Hel­lo Dark­ness, My Old Friend,” which is the name of one of Simon and Garfunkel’s biggest hits. .

Based on an in-depth exploration of the philanthropy of the UJA-Federation of New York toward Israel, the article posits the development of a new Jewish diaspora philanthropy and outlines its. An ethical will helps document these acts into life lessons in perpetuity. Ethical wills became less popular during the second half of the first millennium, but were discovered in the remnants of the Holocaust, inside books, published in ghetto newspapers, or as notes carved on synagogue walls.

Jewish ethics and contemporary Jewish religiosity; Renewal and fundamentalism; Courses Recently Taught. Introduction to Judaism; Contemporary Issues in Judaism; Religions of the West; Hasidism & Existentialism; Publication Highlights Books. Hasidism Incarnate (Stanford University Press, ) American Post-Judaism: Identity and Renewal in a.   Jewish ethics includes guidelines for proper conduct of man in relation to his fellow man as well as in man’s relation to God. Therefore, there is no difference in the binding nature of the law between the prohibitions of stealing, killing, falsehood, revenge, carrying a grudge, and the like, and the laws prohibiting idol worship, Sabbath desecration, eating on Yom Kippur, and the like.


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The collection of articles in this book, written for and discussed at the Orthodox Forum, attempts to provide the background for a renewed ethic of Jewish charitable giving by examining the current reality through the lens of sociology, history, Jewish public policy and by: 1.

Jewish Book Council. Main navigation. Books. Find the lat­est book reviews, Toward a Renewed Eth­ic of Jew­ish Philanthropy. Yos­si Prager, ed.; Robert Hirt, series ed. And Toward a Renewed Eth­ic of Jew­ish Phil­an­thropy, edit­ed by Yos­si Prager. Let My People Give: Book review of "Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy" Tevi Troy.

For a group that makes up only 2–3 percent of the total U.S. population, Jews represent a disproportionately large share of the wealthiest Americans (about a quarter of the Forbes ) and of the nation’s biggest donors (four of the country’s top seven donors in were Jews).

Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy is an anthology, generated from papers given at a conference on the subject of Orthodox philanthropy. As a result, the chapters are somewhat inconsistent, ranging from the fascinating to the barely accessible.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxiv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Philanthropic behavior of Orthodox households / Jacob B. Ukeles --For the poor and the stranger: fundraisers, perspectives on Orthodox philanthropy / Margy-Ruth Davis and Perry Davis --American Jewish philanthropy, direct giving, and the unity of the Jewish.

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population, Jews represent a disproportionately large share of the wealthiest Americans (about a quarter of the Forbes ) and of the nation’s biggest donors (four of the country’s top seven donors in Jewish ethnic divisions refers to a number of distinctive communities within the world's ethnically Jewish gh considered one single self-identifying ethnicity, there are distinctive ethnic subdivisions among Jews, most of which are primarily the result of geographic branching from an originating Israelite population, mixing with local populations, and subsequent independent.

He is the editor of a book on Judaism and philanthropy, Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy, and has been published in The Forward, Jewish Action, Philanthropy Magazine, and other publications. Waxman, Chaim I. American Jewish philanthropy, direct giving, and the unity of the Jewish community.

In Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish philanthropy, ed. Yossi Prager, 53– New Jersey: Yeshiva University Press and Ktav. Google Scholar. Winner: Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Modern Jewish History (Europe and Israel), Association for Jewish Studies. Tradition and Revolution: Jewish Culture in Early Modern France [Hebrew], Jerusalem: Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy, Yossi.

The YIVO Institute from Jewish Research, one of two American Jewish charities known to have taken an Epstein donation after his guilty plea, came out with a statement in response to the Forward. Research paper – 6. California: The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, University of Southern California.

Waxman, C.I. American Jewish philanthropy, direct giving, and the unity of the Jewish community. In Yossi Prager, ed., Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy. New York and Jersey City, NJ: Yeshiva University Press. In a book edited by Yossi Prager: Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy, the collection of articles discussed at the Orthodox Forum demonstrate that a fresh look at Jewish charity and philanthropy is called for due to the depth and breadth of social.

“master class” workshops on Jewish book history; 3 and in –, the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies devoted a year of study to the topic;4 a new journal on the Jewish book, Quntres, has been founded recently under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary; the venerable Alei.

Tikkun olam (Hebrew: תיקון עולם ‎, lit. 'repair of the world') is a concept in Judaism, often interpreted as aspiration to behave and act constructively and beneficially. Documented use of the term dates back to the Mishnaic period (ca. CE). Since medieval times, kabbalistic literature has broadened use of the term.

In the modern era, among the post-Haskalah movements, tikkun. Yossi also served on The Governor’s Study Commission on New Jersey’s Nonpublic Schools. Additionally, he edited a book on Judaism and philanthropy entitled “Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy” and has been published in The Forward, Jewish Action, Philanthropy Magazine, and.

Mr. Prager edited a book on Judaism and philanthropy entitled “Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy” and has been published in. Philanthropy Magazine, and other publications. Course Objectives • To understand what a foundation is, how it operates and how it can maximize impact.The 17th century European colonization of America was a very important time for philanthropy in Europe.

There was a renewed interest in charity, religion, the poor and philanthropy in general among Europeans; they saw America as a source of new philanthropic opportunities. a book that described attitudes towards philanthropy and giving in.

By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi I’m not a rabbi, nor am I a formal book reviewer. But I found “The Sacred Exchange: Creating A Jewish Money Ethic,” edited by Rabbi Mary Zamore, to be a thought provoking “must read” for Jewish philanthropists and fundraisers alike.

I originally bought the book because Rabbi Daniel (“Danny”) Allen wrote [ ].