December 2, 2013
"The Foundation's grant will not only help this important program, it will also help change the image of the Negev in the eyes of Israelis and people everywhere."- Roni Flamer, co-founder and CEO, OR Movement (2011 Israel Grant recipient)
President & CEO
The recent Pew Research Center’s survey on American Jews has generated much reaction. Some people worry that it portends less Jewish identity and community affiliation in the future, while others see hopeful signs in the survey’s findings. One thing the study definitely reveals: There are enormous complexities in accurately assessing Jewish identity and affiliation, and equal challenges in appropriately addressing issues raised by such a survey.
Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Services