The Transition of Communal Values and Behavior in Jewish Philanthropy


Publication Date: January 2001

Publisher: Institute for Jewish and Community Research

Author(s): Gary A. Tobin

Research Area: Banking and finance; Social conditions

Keywords: American Jews; Fundraising/Philanthropy

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This monograph looks at Jewish communal values and structures as they shape philanthropy. The focus is on the current Jewish philanthropic system, which can be viewed through a number of lenses: ideological; structural; programmatic; technical; procedural . The focus of this paper is on the ideological and the structural lenses.