Reigniting the Soul of Philanthropy

Reigniting the Soul of Philanthropy
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Yael Simon

Director | Dallal Consulting Ltd.

Are we endanger of losing the soul of philanthropy? In this talk, Yael Simon argues that charity is a God given dynamic that connects us to one another and binds us as a community. In this talk, Yael Simon expl... See more


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Reigniting the Soul of Philanthropy: Why the Haredim Don't Need to Change

Written for this week's JFN Conference By Yael S. Simon Social change. Integration. Legitimacy. These are only a few of the words bandied about when discussing the importance of Haredim becoming a more productive part of Israeli society. One of the most critical issues discussed in the recent elections was the focus of Haredi employment and its long-term importance in the economy.

Jewish Philanthropy: The Concept of Tzedakah

Definition Tzedakah is the responsibility to give aid, assistance and money to the poor and needy, or to worthwhile causes. Tzedakah means being good stewards of and planning to give a portion of one's personal substance for the common good. Althought it is related to charity, the translation of tzedakah is broader than the definition of charity.

Yael  Simon, 

Director | Dallal Consulting Ltd.

Yael Simon specializes as an innovative funding strategist for both corporates and non-profits to drive ‘smart expansion’ and serves as a valued and trusted advisor to many philanthropic families and foundations. As a highly results-orientated professional, she offers more than 17 years of experience in various sectors and has been successful at establishing, developing and maintaining key partnerships with corporate decision makers and stakeholders. By utilizing her exceptional communication skills combined with thorough research, critical analysis and lateral thinking to complex issues, Yael has been able to inspire client confidence and foster growth at all levels. She is the director of Dallal Consulting Ltd and is a sought-after speaker and writer, in addition to holding an LLM in International Business Law.
Find out more about her new initiative, The Jewish Women’s Business Network, which just had its launch at the London Stock Exchange here.