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How to Make the High Holidays Meaningful

With Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret all coming up, we want to make it easy for you to make the holidays meaningful for you and your community.

One of the best ways to do that is through tzedakah—by talking about it, teaching about it and especially by giving it! The Year in Giving: Connecting Tzedakah to the Cycle of the Jewish Holidays... Read more


Kick it Off Right: Welcome Back to School with Where Do You Give?

We hope you’ve all had a great summer. We sure have!

• One of our Grand Prize Winners, Dough Burnett, traveled with us to Uganda to meet with our grantee partners on the ground.

• On June 20, we hosted “Giving by Design: Celebrating New Tools for Inspired Philanthropy” at the... Read more


How America Gives

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently put out a study showing how Americans give, by zip code, by tax bracket, by politics and by faith. It’s a fascinating look at how different values and backgrounds can actually influence our giving practices.

According to this analysis, here are 5... Read more


Bring Tzedakah to Life!

Today, American Jewish World Service released its first-ever school curriculum, entitled Where Do You Give? A Tzedakah Curriculum. Our curriculum is filled with original, innovative and interactive materials that challenge students to think carefully and intentionally about tzedakah. Get... Read more


ANNOUNCING A NEW RESOURCE! Making it Real: Guiding Students Through a Tzedakah Allocations Process

OK, so you’ve taught the curriculum. You explored your values. Now it’s time to do the work of giving!

Let’s make some real decisions about money. Created in partnership with the Jewish Teen Funders Network, we are proud to bring youMaking it Real: Guiding Students Through a Tzedakah... Read more

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ANNOUNCING A NEW RESOURCE! How to build a culture of Tzedakah in your community

You know tzedakah is important, but how can you build it as an intrinsic cultural value in your community?

Tzedakah Taking Root: A Guide to Building a Culture of Tzedakah gives you the tools you need to embed the values of thoughtful and intentional tzedakah in your entire community - not... Read more


Thank You, Where Do You Give? !

Aug 10, 2012 by miaj  | 

I’m sad to share that today is my last day of my internship at American Jewish World Service, and with Where Do You Give?. I want to take this opportunity to share some final thoughts, and more importantly, thank-yous.

It has been a true pleasure to watch this project grow from a little... Read more

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