By Rabbi Andy Gordon, Bolton Street Synagogue, Baltimore, MD What does it mean to be generous? Merriam-Webster Dictionary translates generous as “characterized by a noble or kindly spirit; liberal in giving; marked by abundance or ample proportions.” A person who is seemingly generous is willing to give of him or herself and provide resources for… Read more »
‘Kindness is where philanthropy begins’
By Emily Jones Emily Jones is a senior in our undergraduate program. As the holiday craze commences, Emily focuses on an important virtue – kindness. Here, she shares why she chose to study philanthropy, her thoughts on kindness, and how she wants to make an impact. For as long as I can remember, I have… Read more »
Why blog on philanthropy?
This blog seeks to discover, explore, discuss, learn about, analyze, and understand philanthropy. We discussed in the previous post why a blog is important; now, we briefly discuss philanthropy and the importance behind continual, active learning and understanding about philanthropy. Philanthropy is defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others and comes from… Read more »