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Nefesh B'Nefesh

  • The key to partnership? Sharansky

    So how exactly did Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel — two organizations with a long-running rocky relationship — manage to make common cause and work together (as I reported last week)? The philanthropist behind Nefesh explains. “It is something that took a while to happen, and not because there is any personal… More ▸

  • JPost: Nefesh B’Nefesh – Jewish Agency rift back on

    The Jewish Agency has had a busy day in the pages of the Jerusalem Post. The JPost is reporting that a longtime rift between the Jewish Agency, which has been charged with alliyah into Israel for the past hundred years, and the upstart Nefesh B’Nefesh, has been stoked again. Last year, the two groups agreed… More ▸

  • Is Guma Aguiar a philanthropic savior or the Messiah?

    While the rest of the philanthropy world seems to be in the tank, it appears that the Jewish world has found a new benefactor — and perhaps Messiah. Guma Aguiar, a 30-something oil man, has announced two major gifts to Jewish non-profits over the past several weeks. First came the announcement that he had given… More ▸