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  • Six Points Fellowship announces its second round of grantees

    The Six Points Fellowship, an incubator of innovative Jewish arts projects, has announced its second round of fellows. The project of Avoda Arts, JDub Records and the Foundation for Jewish Culture — made possible by significant funding from the UJA-Federation of New York – just completed its work with its first cohort, with a number… More ▸

  • UJA Federation of New York, raises $2 million more than expected

    The country’s largest Jewish federation exceeded its initial fund-raising goals for fiscal year 2010. The UJA-Federation of New York raised $136.1 million through its annual campaign, beating its projection of $134 million, the federation announced Thursday afternoon.  The federation also raised $39.3 million in planned giving and endowments and $5.3 million in capital gifts and… More ▸

  • UJA by the numbers

    UPDATE: This version has been updated to correct several inaccuracies that appeared in the May 14 newsletter. The UJA-Federation of New York is expecting that campaign revenue in fiscal year 2009-10 will drop slightly, but that the country’s largest Jewish federation and local charity will be able to keep intact nearly all of its local… More ▸

  • Makom Hadash, shared nonprofit office space, to open in Forward offices

    As The Fundermentalist first told you via Twitter last month from the Jewish Funders Network Conference, Hazon will open Makom Hadash, a shared space for Jewish nonprofits, in lower Manhattan in the offices of The Forward. Makom Hadash will offer subsidized rent as well as shared backend services for the tenants of the 5,000-square-foot space. … More ▸

  • N.Y. federation campaign falls 11 percent

    NEW YORK (JTA) — The country’s largest Jewish federation announced that its 2008-09 fund-raising campaign dropped 11.5 percent from the previous year. UJA-Federation of New York said it brought in $136 million, down from $153.7 million. Its announcement comes after the umbrella organization for the federation system, the United Jewish Communities, announced last week that… More ▸

  • UJA New York cuts 11 percent of its staff

    My story on cuts at UJA-Federation of New York: The country’s largest Jewish federation became the latest major organization to downsize in the face of the recession. The UJA-Federation of New York, which raised some $153 million in its annual campaign last year, announced Wednesday that it was cutting 52 employees — slightly more than… More ▸

  • How’s the mood in Israel? Depends where you live

    Just as in the summer of 2006, when the northern part of the country huddled in bomb shelters during the Second Lebanon War and the rest of the country carried on with its business, a new war has come that affects Israelis — at least in part — according to geography. More ▸