“Harold Grinspoon struggled with reading as a child. Today he’s the man behind the world’s largest Jewish book program, PJ Library”

The Most Important Jewish Philanthropist You’ve Never Heard Of
by Emily Benedek
August 19, 2020

“Jews have made amazing contributions to this world. But we have a 50% intermarriage rate in America. And only about one-third of the intermarried families’ children turn out to be Jews. So that, demographically, is a huge crisis. Being the crisis that it is, I thought I would devote my energy and my wealth to helping the Jewish people out.” So said Harold Grinspoon, 91, in his homespun language, in a private video made in 2014, intended for future trustees of his eponymous foundation. READ MORE

Sign up for free books from PJ Library Every month, PJ Library sends more than 650,000 free Jewish books to families around the world with children 6 months through 8 years old. PJ Library shares stories that celebrate Jewish values, culture, and tradition, all at no cost to families. Free Jewish middle-grade books for 9-12-year-olds are available at PJ Our Way.

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