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    PBS Special, "The Story of the Jews"

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    60 Years of Gifts that Matter

    Visit our 60th Anniversary Ad Gallery highlighting our donors' philanthropic impact.

    The Robin's Surprise for their Family

    Peggy and Ed Robin make the gift of a lifetime.

    Community Impact

    • 2012 Annual Report

      2012 Annual Report
    • Legacy - Winter 2013

      Legacy - Winter 2013
    • Women, Money and Power

    • Exploring the Creative Transformation in Our Community

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    • Design & Impact News - Vol. 2 No. 2

      Design & Impact News - Vol. 2 No. 2

    Our Grantmaking in Action

    Outside the Wire

    Provide 20 veterans at community colleges and 100 service members at...

    Internship Project

    Provide more than 2,000 university students in Jerusalem with...

    GrapeVine LA

    To connect an estimated 8,000 Jewish young adults with Jewish...


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    "The Foundation helped perpetuate our family's involvement in this process of philanthropy even beyond our lives. Future generations will automatically be involved with representatives of The Foundation in making distributions from our fund. It ties us with generations yet unborn."

    - Milton and the late Ben Baran, Foundation Donors

    Our Panel of Experts

    From the Desk of Marvin I. Schotland - Why We’re Optimistic about the Future

    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.


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