The Judith Group was founded in 1996 by Judith Love and Jules Love to provide fundraising consulting and campaign management services for Jewish and Israeli non-profit organizations.
Current clients include The One Voice Movement, The Blue Card, The Village Temple (NYC), The Fund for Tomer Ron, The Jerusalem International Basketball Sports Center, The Academy For Jewish Religion, The Israel Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, The Israel Sport Center for the Disabled, The Gesher Theater-Israel and The Jewish Community Center on the Hudson.
Previous clients include The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, The Peres Center for Peace, The United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism, The Givat Haviva Educational Foundation, B'nai Brith - The 150th Anniversary Campaign, The Masorti Foundation, The Solomon Schecter School of Queens, The Interdisciplinary Center of Herzlyia, Tel Aviv University, Hillel-Former Soviet Union Programs, Migdal Ohr, The America Israel Friendship League, and Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs.
JUDITH LOVE has more than 30 years of hands-on experience in fundraising for national and international organizations. She has successfully created and implemented campaigns for Israeli and American groups, and specializes in campaign development, major gift solicitation, capital campaigns, feasibility studies, and fundraising events. Judy has held high positions in some of the most prestigious Jewish fundraising organizations. She has served as vice president for development at The Jewish Theological Seminary; the first female regional director for State of Israel Bonds (New England); director of development for the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust; and National Director of Development of Hadassah. Judy is a graduate of Fordham University and is proficient in Hebrew and Italian.
JULES LOVE has been devoted to helping young people through sports and education ever since he graduated from Brandeis University on an athletic scholarship. His areas of expertise are campaign management; corporate, industry and capital campaigns; major gift solicitation; and board and leadership development. As co-founder and president of The Judith Group, he manages to find time to coach high school varsity basketball at the Martin Luther King High School in New York City. He has also coached at the Nightingale Bamford School for Girls, The Abraham Joshua Heschel High School and the HaPoel Jerusalem Youth Group in Jerusalem. Jules' career began at Israel Bonds where he rose to the post of national field director. He has also been executive director for The Jerusalem Foundation and Medical Development for Israel, and executive vice president of the American Friends of Tel Aviv University.
Jules and Judy Love lived in Jerusalem from 1998 to 2001 and now live in Manhattan. Judy is a current or former member of the Boards of Congregation B�nai Jeshurun, The Riverside Park Fund, MeretzUSA, and the Givat Haviva Educational Foundation. Jules is the founder of the Jerusalem International Basketball Sports Center, a non-profit 501C3 which supports young athletes and high school teams in Israel and the United States, and is a Governor of Tel Aviv University in Israel.