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News Briefing: Israeli Nonprofits, Shaken by Madoff Scandal, Regroup

By Kate Golden on April 6, 2009No Comment
  • The collapse of Madoff's Ponzi scheme has forced many Israeli educational institutions and organizations that aid the sick and needy to reasses their investment strategies.  [New York Times]
  • Police detain the head of a British-based charity that funded an Islamic school in southern Bangladesh where authorities seized weapons and explosives.  [Associated Press]
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum will open in October in San Francisco.  [New York Times]
  • Libraries across the country are seeing double-digit increases in patronage.  [New York Times]
  • Nonprofit theaters in New York enter an especially difficult economic period, with the 2009-10 season looming as the toughest financial challenge they have faced.  [New York Times]
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