‚Jewish philanthropy will be different, post-corona‘ – Philanthropy expert Dr. Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has changed the face of Jewish philanthropy. | israelhayom.com
It’s no secret that Uncle Sam isn’t in as much of a rush to donate to Israel as he used to be. So in a crisis like the current one, questions about the extent of Jewish American philanthropy and ways in which it can be put to use, as well as relations between Israel and US Jewry, are thrown into sharp relief. The inherent tension is being felt especially strong when it comes to immediate aid on two separate fronts: US Jewish communities, where it is still hard to estimate the damage caused by coronavirus, and Israel and its institutions, which have depended on these communities‘ philanthropy since the start of the last century.