Our Global Work

Israeli young adults arrive in Puerto Rico for 3 months of volunteer work

A delegation of Israeli young adults has arrived in Puerto Rico for three months of volunteer work with local youth in summer camps and in rebuilding a community center. The volunteers are part of a joint effort by The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Project TEN, an international development pr…

Millennials driving new era of investments with an impact

A new report shows that a majority of young adults managing generational wealth are interested in sustainable investments that make an impact. Read more.

California synagogue dedicates Torah to woman killed in terror attack

POWAY, California — A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman on Wednesday. Read more.

A community foundation ramps up its impact investing

Impact investing may just be gaining ground elsewhere, but everything old is new again for one community foundation. The Cleveland Foundation has employed the strategy for almost 40 years. That puts the 105-year-old institution at the vanguard of what it calls “aligning social good with fi…

Police increase patrols outside Chicago Jewish institutions after attack

The FBI and local police are investigating attempted arson at Chicago-based Jewish centers. Read more.

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