Men’s Philanthropy


Introducing the newest division of philanthropic giving – The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton is creating three new giving societies that will formally recognize the brotherhood of philanthropic giving that has existed in our Dayton Jewish community. Our hope is that these societies will provide recognition for the amazing commitment so many men have made to our community, as well as inspire others to step up and join our campaign at a new levels.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s newly formed Men’s group recognizes the brotherhood of philanthropic leadership that exists within our community. This group is made of up of men from across the Jewish community, of all ages and backgrounds, who have made a strong commitment to supporting the Jewish people and the work of tikkun olam. This brotherhood of philanthropists is leading the way and inspiring others to make a difference.

JOIN US AND FIND YOUR COMMUNITY

How to get involved in Men’s Philanthropy

Shofar Society: $180–$1,799

The sound of the shofar represents a call to action. When a man makes a gift of $180 or more to the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign, he joins a brotherhood of philanthropists who have taken action within this community. The shofar pins represent the dignity and strength of their commitment to tzedakah and tikkun olam.

Maccabees $1,800–$4,999

Symbolizing Jewish life and strength in the face of adversity, the Maccabees are a fitting emblem for this program. Hebrew for “hammer”, the Maccabees led a revolt to retain Jewish customs and reassert religious freedom in Jerusalem. The Maccabees pin symbolizes a man’s generosity and commitment to tzedakah and tikkun olam.

Shield of Judah $5,000+

The Shield of Judah pin represents the amazing commitment men have made to our community and beyond. The Shield of Judah represents protection; a Shield of Judah’s generosity ensures our Jewish community will remain strong and supported for generations to come. A man who wears his Shield pin joins a brotherhood of Shields, determined to support their community and embody the true meaning of tzedakah.

Would you like to Endow your gift?

If so please contact Juliet Glaser, Campaign Director at jglaser@jfgd.net or 937-401-1558.

Upcoming Events

Thu 24

YAD (ages 21-35) – Improv Class

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wiley’s Comedy Joint
101 Pine Street
Dayton OH
Feb 07

JFGD Board Meeting

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Beth Abraham Synagogue
305 Sugar Camp Cir.
Dayton OH
Feb 25

YAD (ages 21-35) – Trivia with a Twist

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dublin Pub
300 Wayne Avenue
Dayton OH
Feb 27

Critical Conversations: The Emotional Burden of Rising Antisemitism

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Mar 03

Men’s Event

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mudlick Tap House
135 E 2nd St
Dayton OH

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