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  • Hurricane Irene strikes Vermont, spares Saul Bellow’s burial ground

    Repair the World has issued a call to action to help communities affected by Hurricane Irene. Among the many volunteer and tzedaka opportunities, the Repair bulletin specifically mentions the Jewish community of Brattleboro, Vermont by name. JTA readers might be interested to know that Nobel Prize-winner Saul Bellow is buried in Brattleboro at the Jewish cemetery, Shir Heharim.  [[READMORE]]… More ▸

  • Jewish nonprofit understatement of the century

    If the Jewish development professional in your life is feeling the Monday blues, reassure them that it could be worse. In what could reasonably be called the fundraising understatement of the century, here’s a JDC official’s call to action to raise money for Roumanian flood relief, dated July 11, 1932: "We have never failed when such… More ▸