13 December 2012

Philanthropic Considerations #4: Ruth Messinger Believes We Should Discuss Our Giving

Last week, I had the opportunity to hear Ruth Messinger speak at a conference, where she spoke initially about the new direction of American Jewish World Service.  In the question and answer session that followed her speech, there was a point when she shared her observations about the lack of discussion amongst people about where they give philanthropically, even bemoaning the lack of discourse about this important topic.  I was glad she brought it up, since I had previously brought up the topic of the lack of conversation about it and was glad someone with the stature such as Ruth Messinger discussed it.  Here are her remarks:

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