16 episodes

On “What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast” from Jewish Funders Network, we explore and debate the issues that matter in philanthropy and the Jewish community. Along the way, we build a deeper sense of community by sharing stories, getting to know the people in our field, and spreading ideas that can help all Jews and all givers change the world.

What Gives? The Jewish Philanthropy Podcast Jewish Funders Network

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On “What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast” from Jewish Funders Network, we explore and debate the issues that matter in philanthropy and the Jewish community. Along the way, we build a deeper sense of community by sharing stories, getting to know the people in our field, and spreading ideas that can help all Jews and all givers change the world.

    Jay and Shira Ruderman: Combining Philanthropy and Advocacy

    Jay and Shira Ruderman: Combining Philanthropy and Advocacy

    Episode 14 of "What Gives?" the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.Guests: Jay and Shira Ruderman, of the Ruderman Family FoundationMusic Credits:"Believer" by Silent Partner"Bellissimo" by Doug Maxwell"Web Weaver's Dance" by Asher Fulero"Plenty Step" by Freedom Trail Studio"This is a Jazz Space" by Midnight North"No Slope" by Freedom Trail Studio"Mysteries" by Dan Lebowitz"Mama's Whisper" by The 126ers"Keep Dreaming" by Topher Mohr and Alex Elena"Heartland" by Silent Partner"Rainy Sundays" by The 126ers

    • 53 min
    James Loeffler: The Surprising Link Between Nationalism and Human Rights

    James Loeffler: The Surprising Link Between Nationalism and Human Rights

    Episode 13 of "What Gives?" the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network. Guest: Professor James Loeffler, Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Virginia and author of "Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the 20th Century." He is also the organizer of "How the Law Treats Hate: Antisemitism and Anti-Discrimination Reconsidered," an online conference on September 10 from 12:15-5:30 p.m. ET.Music Credits"Believer" by Silent Partner"Web Weaver's Dance" by Asher Fulero"Bellissimo" by Doug Maxwell"Unknown Longing" by Asher Fulero"Summer Breeze" by Nate Blazer"Peaceful Conclusion" by Asher Fulero

    • 52 min
    Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

    Jay Sanderson: Producing a Post-Pandemic Jewish Future

    Episode 12 of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.Guest: Jay Sanderson, President and CEO of the The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.Music credits:"Believer" by Silent Partner"Ex Boxer" by Riot"Panda Clan" by DJ Williams"Unknown Longing" by Asher Fulero"Heartland" by Silent Partner"Blue Skies" by Silent Partner"Clover 3" by Vibe Mountain"Follow the Shadows" by the 126ers"Rainy Sundays" by the 126ers

    • 58 min
    Jodi Rudoren: Can Jewish Journalism Survive?

    Jodi Rudoren: Can Jewish Journalism Survive?

    Episode 11 of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network. Guest: Jodi Rudoren, Editor in Chief of The Forward Music credits: • "Believer" by Silent Partner • "Total Totality" by The 126ers• "Follow the Shadows" by The 126ers • "Bit Coin" by Otis McDonald• "Wish You'd Come True" by The 126ers• "Black Moon" by The 126ers • "Don't Turn Back" by Silent Partner Watch Jodi Rudoren in a JFN webinar on New Models for Funding Jewish Media. 

    • 45 min
    Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

    Yossi Klein Halevi: Rejecting Extremism

    Episode 10 of What Gives? the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network. Guest: Journalist and Author Yossi Klein Halevi Watch Yossi Klein Halevi in conversation with Rabbi Noa Kushner at JFN's 2019 conference.

    • 51 min
    Rabbi Rick Jacobs: Helping Jews Find Meaning

    Rabbi Rick Jacobs: Helping Jews Find Meaning

    Season 2, Episode 3 of What Gives?, the Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.Guest: Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform JudaismMusic credits:• "Believer" by Silent Partner • "Wishful Thinking" by Dan Lebowitz• "Station 22" by The 126ers• "Heartland" by Silent Partner• "Jeremiah's Song" by Dan Lebowitz• "Land of My Fathers" by The 126ers

    • 38 min

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