“Need to Know” for Jewish non-profits


The Jewish Donor Blog is Under Construction

yoav@negevdirect.com 08/28/2012

So if your a long time reader of our blog, you have noticed that we recently completely overhauled our blog design. The story is that we were on Blogger for almost 5 years and…

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Passings: Pro-Israel Philanthropist Newton Becker

yoav@negevdirect.com 01/05/2012

Israel has just lost a good friend. From the Los Angleles Jewish Journal: “A prolific donor who had a reputation for humility, Becker donated to organizations that shared his belief in Israel’s importance to…

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Jewish Donor Blog’s 2011 Year in Revew

yoav@negevdirect.com 12/28/2011

2011 was another full year of blogging for the JDB that’s now almost in the books! In 2011 we wrote 67 new posts for an average of around 5.6 posts a month or a…

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Salaries of U.S. Jewish Communal Leaders

yoav@negevdirect.com 12/13/2011

The Forward has just published it’s Annual Salary Survey covering 76 top Jewish communal organizations. Most revealing,  and it’s searchable. It’s worthwhile to check and see how much of your hard-earned contributions went to…

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Jewish Fundraising Alert!

yoav@negevdirect.com 12/12/2011

Two of America’s oldest, largest and most prominent Jewish organizations are suffering massive slides in public contributions as Jews appear to be turning away from large, multi-issue advocacy groups and toward single-issue organizations. Don’t…

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Charity Navigator Gives…And takes Away

yoav@negevdirect.com 09/26/2011

Charity Navigator has a somewhat controversial rating system for charities awarding stars to measure the financial health, viability and transparency of charities. A new updates rating system has resulted in ratings changes for over…

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