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Talking and Teaching about Tzedakah

Hillel’s Ask Big Questions asks: Where Do You Give?

We are thrilled to announce that Ask Big Questions, an initiative of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, has chosen Where Do You Give? as their “Big Question” for the month of December!

Ask Big Questions is built on the premise that we can change the world through better... Read more


Where Do You Give? Featured in the Jewish Week!

Nov 14, 2012 by Sasha

We are so thrilled to be featured in today’s Jewish Week!

Steve Lippman, a staff writer for the publication, featured American Jewish World Service and our Where Do You Give? Tzedakah Curriculum, as pioneers in a new movement to reinvigorate tzedakah and tzedakah education in the American... Read more


Calling All Educators: Where Do You Give? Is Coming to LA!

Maybe you’ve registered for the curriculum already, but would like to learn about ways to adapt it for your community.

Maybe you’ve heard about Where Do You Give? but you want to hear more of what it’s all about.

Maybe you’re an educator who lives in the Los Angeles area and you’re... Read more


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... 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


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

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