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!
The Global Day of Jewish Learning is thrilled to announce the speakers and schedule for this year’s 24x24, our live webcast series. Learn with authors, scholars, artists, and rabbis from around the world. This year's theme of Love: Devotion, Desire and Deception will be examined through the lenses of Jewish texts and Jewish art. 24x24 is presented with participation from partner organizations such as Hillel International, URJ, and AJWS in the … [Read more...] about Love to the Power of 24: Announcing The Global Day of Jewish Learning’s 24×24 – Luminaries of Jewish Learning LIVE from around the globe
Limmud, a cross-communal, UK-based charity that supports Jewish learning events which are inspired, led and run by volunteers, is recruiting a new Executive Director. With nearly 30,000 participants annually in the UK and across the globe, Limmud is currently enjoying a period of unprecedented success in the UK, as well as exceptional growth and influence across the Jewish world. Limmud is undertaking a strategic review and is looking for an … [Read more...] about Limmud is Recruiting an Executive Director