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    Open-Mindedness, Thoughtful Thinking Goals Of BJF

    December 4, 2016

    Open-Mindedness, Thoughtful Thinking Goals Of BJF By Richard Friedman, BJF Executive Director Part of my job — as a Jewish Federation director — is to talk to people. To find out what they think. I probably have 150-200 in-depth conversations a year with people, listening to what’s important to them, gaining insight into their ideas …..

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    Possible Chair Of Democratic Party Causing Debate Among Jews

    November 29, 2016

    Possible Chair  Of Democratic Party  Causing Debate Among Jews By Daniel Odrezin,  BJF Asst. Executive Director  With much of the country focused on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition process, the Democratic party is also planning for its future in the wake of the party’s disappointing election results.  As this process unfolds one particular candidate to lead the …..

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    More Year-End Tips From The Bham Jewish Foundation

    November 29, 2016

    More Year-End Tips From  The Bham Jewish Foundation By Sally Friedman,  Birmingham Jewish Foundation Executive Director  This year is an especially important year to talk to your financial and tax advisers about making charitable gifts.  In yesterday’s Birmingham Jewish Federation Update, we talked about how the strong possibility of lower tax rates in future years …..

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