Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life -- Money in Crisis
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life
Series: Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Eli Valley (ed), vol.11, no.3, Sp
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: History; Jewish organizations; Recession; Fundraising and Philanthropy
This issue of Contact focuses on the roots and implications for the Jewish community of the current economic crisis. Lynn Schusterman argues that especially in a recession it is vital to fulfill our duties of charitable giving. Dr. Jonathan D. Sarna provides a historical perspective on the American Jewish community's ability to respond to economic crises. J.J. Goldberg draws lessons from the Bernard Madoff scandal. Also included are articles by Michael H. Steinhardt, Jacob Berkman, Dr. Felicia Herman, Shawn Landres, Aliza Mazor, Stefanie Rhodes, Mik Moore, and Robert Aronson.