After much preparation, the international staff of ROI is pleased to announce the launch of their new website ROICommunity.org. In the words of ROI's program director, Beto Maya: "The first thing you’ll notice is the name change. From year one, we have been ROI120 - 120 Jewish innovators gathering in Jerusalem to share ideas, gain new skills and inspiration, and move toward impacting the Jewish future. But as our network grew, with about … [Read more...] about ROI’s New Home
The Bronfman Youth Fellowships alumni community congratulates the 18 projects funded through the BYFI Alumni Venture Fund in 2008. Adashot - A print publication and web-based resource that engages those who have little or no prior knowledge of Jewish texts by using a Talmudic layout to explain commentaries on traditional texts with insight from modern thinkers and secular materials. Borei Hoshech - An online non-denominational Jewish … [Read more...] about Helping to Shape the Jewish Community and the World
Chanukah begins Sunday night - are you ready - have you picked your team? You have no idea what I'm taking about? Well, meet Team SuperJews! Captain Israel, Queen Kabbalah, Judah the Giant, Beth L, Eternal Light, and Mega Mensch. Still clueless? Check out our previous post, Are You Ready to Be a Hero?, this great video from William Levin, of ROI120, ShaBot 6000 and "Pass the Candle" fame, and join … [Read more...] about Super Jews – Episode 1: “The Package”
It's not yet three months since the PresenTense organization opened their first year-round Jerusalem space - and they are already making a significant impact. As co-founder Aharon Horwitz so eloquently told us at dinner Shabbat eve (see below), not only have they created an all encompassing Hub, but we have all come together to form a community. One that extends across multiple channels and to multiple countries, and certainly here in Jerusalem, … [Read more...] about The Community Hub: Pushing the Envelope
If so, listen up. Team SuperJews is coming to a computer near you! Team SuperJews - a clandestine unit of Jewish civilian "secret super agents" dedicated to the common cause of helping people in need – is on the way. Team members, recognizable by the signature SJ belt buckle, are recruited for their extraordinary skills and talents, as well as their passionate concern for the welfare of the Jewish people. Spearheaded by United Jewish … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Be a Hero?