The issues, stories, and people changing the world in philanthropy and the Jewish community. If you like "What Gives?" be sure to check out "Outside the Tzedakah Box" (https://honeycomb.org/podcast-outside-tzedakah-box/) a podcast on Jewish youth philanthropy from JFN's Honeycomb.
Einat Wilf: Reclaiming Zionism
In Episode 33 of "What Gives," author and former Knesset member Einat Wilf talks to JFN President and CEO Andres Spokoiny about why so many people in the world misunderstand Israel and Zionism.
Eric K. Ward: Staying in the Room Together
Episode 32 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Eric K. Ward, a nationally recognized expert on authoritarian movements, hate groups and preserving inclusive democracy, talks to JFN's Andres Spokoiny about the importance of fostering respectful and open debate.
Bret Stephens: Fostering Jewish Conversations
Episode 31 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
New York Times columnist and Sapir Editor-in-Chief Bret Stephens talks with JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny about the importance and limits of civil debate and making room for a diversity of opinion in a time of polarization and echo chambers.
Jonathan Goodman & Shawna Goodman Sone
Episode 30 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Brother and sister Jonathan Goodman and Shawna Goodman Sone (a JFN board member), of the Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation, talk about growing up in a philanthropic family, Jewish summer camp, and their shared funding interests.
Amy Mandel: Sharing Philanthropic Power
Episode 29 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
In Episode 29 of "What Gives?", the Jewish philanthropy podcast, Amy Mandel of Tzedek Social Justice Fund talks about participatory grantmaking, her decision to cede power over her foundation's grantmaking, and what it was like growing up the daughter of Morton Mandel, a major American Jewish philanthropist.
Felicia Herman: From Jewish History to Jewish Philanthropy
In Episode 28 of "What Gives?", the Jewish philanthropy podcast, Maimonides Fund COO and Sapir Managing Editor Felicia Herman talks about "geeking out" in Jewish historical archives, Jewish giving circles, and the impact of the pandemic on Jewish giving.