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  • Robin Hood raises $88 million in one night

    The Robin Hood Foundation, which fights poverty in New York City, raised $88 million at its annual gala last week, according to Bloomberg News. Why is this of Jewish interest? Aside from being Wall Street’s highest grossing annual charitable event, and aside from being run by a nice Jewish guy, the following paragraph from Bloomberg’s… More ▸

  • Jon Stewart chides bankers at Robin Hood gala

    The Wall Street Journal followed up Tuesday’s New York Times story about the annual gala of the Robin Hood Foundation with a piece about how charities in general are toning down their galas in light of the recession. For a taste of what goes on at the Robin Hood event, check out the video above,… More ▸