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The Jewish Week Investigative Journalism Fund seeks to tell the truth about the community, to the community, for the community. Established in 2012 to fill a gap in enterprise reporting, the fund commissions a range of articles on important local, national and international issues in Jewish life. We believe that accountability and transparency are at the roots of progress. An editorial committee of The Jewish Week board of directors and its editors reviews proposals, awards grants and commissions articles. The pieces are published in The Jewish Week’s print and online editions.

Interested in pitching a story to the Fund? Send a proposal to investigate@jewishweek.org. Series and single articles encouraged; compensation varies depending upon article demands.

Read some of the recent investigative reporting supported by The Investigative Journalism Fund:

Jews Of Color Press For Acceptance (Part 1 of 2)
An in-depth dive into the diverse experiences of Jews of color, told from the vantage point of eight individuals. Amid the burgeoning national conversation about race, the Jewish Week Investigative Fund explores a story about the perpetual feeling of “otherness” that strings together narratives as diverse as the backgrounds from which they spring.

Don’t Know Much About History

Prime Battle Over Kosher Practices

BDS Money Trail Suggests Opaque Funding Network

Caught In The Middle In New Campus Wars

A Leap Of Faith Or A Step Too Far?

Nonprofits Still Seen Struggling Long After Recession

To pitch an investigative story or to learn how you can support the Investigative Journalism Fund, please email investigate@jewishweek.org.

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