About David Brummer

David_BrummerDavid Brummer was born and raised in London and moved to Israel in 2007. A frequent contributor to The Jerusalem Post, he has written on a range of topics and also edited several special supplements. He was previously the editor of IDEX Magazine, an industry publication dealing with the diamond and jewelry trade. He has also worked on archaeological sites and is currently studying to be a licensed tour guide.
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For nonprofits and even individuals, crowdfunding has become an essential tool in fundraising, especially in Israel. It is a term that has only recently entered the lexicon, but one that has quickly gained importance. In the Jewish State, there has been a significant spike in the number of crowdfunding campaigns and the amounts raised, one Israeli platform reporting a 210% increase from 2017 to 2018.

“Forests, like the nation of Israel, are made up of many trees,” said Chaim Silberstein, Amiad’s grandfather. “A beautiful sapling, prematurely born to my daughter and son-in-law, was brutally murdered and deprived of the opportunity to grow and flourish,” Silberstein continued. “Although Amiad Yisrael did not merit to become a tall and proud tree in the nation of Israel, planting a forest in his memory will both help to perpetuate the memory of his short but meaningful life, as well as plant hope.”

When Breaking Israel News spoke to Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder of Proclaim Justice to the Nations (PJTN), she was in a fiery mood. “In a really busy week,” she remarked, “we will maybe send out four calls-to-action emails; on Monday alone, I sent out six.” That was the main thread of our lengthy and detailed conversation, the return and growth of the scourge of antisemitism in American life; in schools, on college campuses and yes, even in the church.

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