The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) has named Eric Leiderman, Co-Founder and Director of Institutional Advancement of Masorti on Campus, as winner of its 2015 Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Award. Masorti on Campus was founded in 2013 as a grassroots student organization for Traditional-Egalitarian, Masorti and Conservative Judaism on North American college and university campuses. Prior to its founding, many campuses only … [Read more...] about USCJ Announces Winner of 2015 Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Award
Watch on the Brandeis live-streaming channel Tuesday, November 17, 2015 7 pm - 9:30 pm "The Future of the Jews" is a round-table discussion that follows up on the publication of "Strategic Directions for Jewish Life: A Call to Action," which was published here on eJewishPhilanthropy on October 1, 2015 and generated a great deal of debate, both online and off. This "Call to Action," qualifying statements, and differing viewpoints (a few of … [Read more...] about You are Invited to “The Future of the Jews,” Round-table Discussion
Tomorrow, the world’s largest gathering of Conservative Jewish thinkers and doers will converge upon the Chicagoland-area to influence the future of Conservative Judaism at The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s (USCJ) convention, Shape the Center. Not just a conference, but a launching pad for positive change, Shape the Center is an opportunity to engage, inspire and transform Conservative Judaism and kehillot (sacred communities) … [Read more...] about USCJ’s 2015 Convention To Serve as Incubator for Change in Conservative Jewish Community
By Naomi Korb Weiss and Guy Spigelman A touch-free smartphone controlled by eye movements, designed for people who have limited use of their hands. University students donating unused meal points to their food insecure community. A plan to bring a local eruv online by digitizing the checking process, designed by a Colorado teen. A cupcake bakery launched by two Bedouin women in the Negev. A networking and empowerment forum for … [Read more...] about Leaders of the PresenTense: Launching Our 2015-16 Accelerators
The COJECO BluePrint Fellowship is a year-long program for Russian-speaking Jewish adults ages 25-40 to explore personal and collective identity through the creation of Jewish community projects, supported by group workshops, one-on-one mentorship, and a mini-grant of up to $5,000. Program Details The 2015-2016 BluePrint Fellowship begins with a 3-day weekend retreat on January 22-24, 2016 followed by 10 group workshops taking place on … [Read more...] about COJECO BluePrint Fellowship Applications are OPEN!