A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jewish Federations praises IRA charitable rollovers

JTA REPORT January 16, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Jewish Federations of North America praised the part of the recent fiscal cliff compromise that reinstated IRA charitable rollovers. Those rollovers allow people older than 70.5 years to make tax-free charitable gifts of up to $100,000...

Best bet: Super Bowl winner donating long-shot’s payoff to charity

JTA February 8, 2012

The Jewish owner of a real estate company in New York is donating his $50,000 winnings in a Super Bowl bet to charity. Jona Rechnitz, 29, of New York, had wagered $1,000 on Super Sunday at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas that the New York Giants would...

Marc Blattner, the new CEO at the Federation of Greater Portland
in Oregon, and other new federation chiefs have created large grant
programs meant to fund innovative programs and attract new
donors.

New federation CEOs experimenting with funding models

By Dan Klein, JTA, NEW YORK August 17, 2011

A generational changing of the guard throughout North America's largest Jewish charitable network is opening the door to new chief executives increasingly open to experimenting with changes to the century-old funding model favored by local federations.In...

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