“With more federations utilizing donor-advised funds for charitable donations, Jews on the right and left protest ‘communal’ contributions to causes they disapprove of”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
When politics gets in the way of Jewish giving
by Ben Sales
April 8, 2017

Lisa Greer didn’t think twice when she used her cellphone to donate to IfNotNow, a Jewish organization that protests Israel’s West Bank occupation. Greer and her husband, Joshua, had given millions to progressive Jewish and Israel causes, and she sits on the board of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. So last September, she gave the $5,000 contribution to IfNotNow from her donor-advised fund at the foundation, a mechanism for philanthropists to give to specific causes via local Jewish philanthropic bodies. READ MORE

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