Monthly Archives: June 2015

The ARK – Assisting Jews in Need Since 1971

In 1970, two Jewish men in Chicago, Rabbi Avraham Kaufman and Dr. Binyomin Sokol, observed that there was a great need in their community for access to health care for those most in need. Partnering with a number of other concerned members of the community, Dr. Sokol and Rabbi Kaufman sought to create a clinic… Continue Reading

Helping Jews Help Others – The Center for Jewish Philanthropy

Judaic tradition places great importance on mitzvah, or good deeds, and the philanthropic commitment of Tikkun Olam. However, even those with the best of intentions can have difficulty with the task of living up to that ideal, especially given the complexities of modern charitable giving. Between the complicated tax implications and the countless deserving charities… Continue Reading