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Welcome to Good People Talk, a Podcast where social entrepreneurs and visionaries –those who are changing and uplifting lives and communities in the U.S., Israel, and elsewhere around the world – describe what it is that drives and motivates them to tackle seemingly intractable challenges and generate deep impact. Their stories frame how change-makers, often informed by their Jewish values and in partnership with philanthropy, can change the narrative. To learn more, go to goodpeoplefund.org.

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Welcome to Good People Talk, a Podcast where social entrepreneurs and visionaries –those who are changing and uplifting lives and communities in the U.S., Israel, and elsewhere around the world – describe what it is that drives and motivates them to tackle seemingly intractable challenges and generate deep impact. Their stories frame how change-makers, often informed by their Jewish values and in partnership with philanthropy, can change the narrative. To learn more, go to goodpeoplefund.org.

    Voices from Israel: During Wartime, Maintaining Community for Youth Across Abilities

    Voices from Israel: During Wartime, Maintaining Community for Youth Across Abilities

    For youth across the spectrum of developmental, physical and learning abilities, the war presents unique challenges. Beth Steinberg and Miriam Avraham — both mothers of children with Down syndrome — are the Founding Directors of Shutaf (“partner” in Hebrew) — practicing an inclusionary model of informal programming for kids, teens, and young adults across abilities. … Continue reading Voices from Israel: During Wartime, Maintaining Community for Youth Across Abilities →

    • 20 min
    Building Community Around Jewish End-of-Life

    Building Community Around Jewish End-of-Life

    Kavod v’Nichum (“Honor and Comfort”) — a GPF grantee — brings Jewish end-of-life discussions and practices into the light by elevating and advancing Chevrot Kadisha — holy societies that support individuals, families and communities during a sacred life cycle event. Sarit Wishnevski, Kavod v’Nichum’s Executive Director, joins Naomi Eisenberger, GPF Co-Founder and Executive Director, to … Continue reading Building Community Around Jewish End-of-Life →

    • 20 min
    Voices from Israel: For Road to Recovery, Embracing Hope

    Voices from Israel: For Road to Recovery, Embracing Hope

    Since its founding, Road to Recovery has driven thousands of Palestinians — mostly children — from crossing points to Israeli hospitals for critical medical care … and back again. Road to Recovery Chair Yael Noy joins GPF Executive Director Naomi Eisenberger to discuss how the organization and its volunteers are adjusting to new realities on … Continue reading Voices from Israel: For Road to Recovery, Embracing Hope →

    • 20 min
    Voices from Israel: Personal Reflections from Israel’s South

    Voices from Israel: Personal Reflections from Israel’s South

    Shlomit Somech-Lehmann is CEO of Al Baqour, a Good People Fund grantee using innovative approaches to early childhood education to empower Israel’s challenged Bedouin community in Israel’s Negev. In this very personal conversation with GPF Executive Director Naomi Eisenberger, Shlomit shares stories of loss and hope from October 7 and the weeks since. This is … Continue reading Voices from Israel: Personal Reflections from Israel’s South →

    • 15 min
    Voices from Israel: For the Trans and Gender Diverse Community, Support through Crisis

    Voices from Israel: For the Trans and Gender Diverse Community, Support through Crisis

    Brit Ha’Leviot — a Good People Fund grantee in Israel — works to protect and promote the rights and well-being of trans and gender diverse youth and their families, and educate institutions like schools, and greater Israeli society. Co-Founder Merav Livni Keish speaks to GPF Executive Director Naomi Eisenberger about how the organization is adjusting … Continue reading Voices from Israel: For the Trans and Gender Diverse Community, Support through Crisis →

    • 17 min
    Voices From Israel: Helping Asylum Seekers in Israel During the War

    Voices From Israel: Helping Asylum Seekers in Israel During the War

    In this second episode of Voices From Israel, Good People Fund Executive Director Naomi Eisenberger welcomes and introduces Julie Fisher as GPF’s new Director of Engagement. Julie was the Founder and Director of the Consortium for Israel and the Asylum Seekers, and describes challenges to the asylee population in Israel before and since Oct. 7, … Continue reading Voices From Israel: Helping Asylum Seekers in Israel During the War →

    • 19 min

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