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Voices from Israel: During Wartime, Maintaining Community for Youth Across Abilities
February 13, 2024

For youth across the spectrum of developmental, physical and learning abilities, the war presents unique challenges. Beth Steinberg and Miriam Avraham both mothers of children with Down syndrome a

Building Community Around Jewish End-of-Life
January 30, 2024

Kavod vNichum (Honor and Comfort) a GPF grantee brings Jewish end-of-life discussions and practices into the light by elevating and advancing Chevrot Kadisha holy societies that support indiv

Voices from Israel: For Road to Recovery, Embracing Hope
December 26, 2023

Since its founding, Road to Recovery has driven thousands of Palestinians mostly children from crossing points to Israeli hospitals for critical medical care and back again. Road to Recovery Cha

Voices from Israel: Personal Reflections from Israel’s South
December 05, 2023

Shlomit Somech-Lehmann is CEO of Al Baqour, a Good People Fund grantee using innovative approaches to early childhood education to empower Israels challenged Bedouin community in Israels Negev. In t

Voices from Israel: For the Trans and Gender Diverse Community, Support through Crisis
November 28, 2023

Brit HaLeviot a Good People Fund grantee in Israel works to protect and promote the rights and well-being of trans and gender diverse youth and their families, and educate institutions like schoo

Voices From Israel: Helping Asylum Seekers in Israel During the War
November 18, 2023

In this second episode of Voices From Israel, Good People Fund Executive Director Naomi Eisenberger welcomes and introduces Julie Fisher as GPFs new Director of Engagement. Julie was the Founder and

Voices from Israel: Addressing Trauma in Israel
November 13, 2023

Sahar a Good People Fund grantee has for more than two decades offered volunteer-based online support to Israelis experiencing mental and emotional distress. Since the horrific attack on Israel on

The Good People Fund (un)conference: Artist, Activist and Educator Jon Adam Ross on the Power of our Stories
September 18, 2023

As The Good People Fund (un)conference approaches, our guest is featured speaker Jon Adam Ross a New York-based artist, activist and educator, and co-founding artist and Executive Director of the In

Music as Medicine
August 28, 2023

After Irwin Rosenstein (zl) was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease and later dementia, his wife Carol discovered that music making eased his condition and uplifted his spirits. So the two founded Mus

The Good People Fund (un)conference: A Conversation with Keynote Speaker Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
July 24, 2023

As The Good People Funds (un)conference approaches in November, our guest is Rabbi Joel Mosbacher of Temple Shaaray Tefila in NYC, host of the two-day event. Rabbi Mosbacher who will be a keynote s