By Sharon Weiss-Greenberg I have spent the past year fairly involved in the #metoo movement. From the week that the #metoo movement went viral, I’ve heard stories. I’ve heard and shared whispers. I have cried. A lot. I have argued. I have advocated. I think that I have been able to help some people. I have participated in conversations, groups, alliances, etc. to try to be both proactive and reactive. Throughout the past year, and in years … [Read more...] about #MeToo and Teshuva, It is Time for US To Reflect on OUR Wrongs
ELI Talks: Inspired Jewish Ideas
ELI Talks has released 15 new ELI talks delivered and filmed in front of a live audience this past summer in Detroit. The talks were given by 15 diverse individuals from across the U.S. who were selected from over 150 applications to participate in ELI Talks’ intensive 6-month long speaker fellowship and share their “inspired Jewish ideas.” Talks were released September 5-7, 2018 over social media, followed by a Watch Party in the Inspired … [Read more...] about ELI Talks Releases 15 New Talks
Chosen from a competitive pool of 150 applicants, ELI has selected 16 individuals for the Spring cohort of its Speaker Fellowship. Speakers will participate in 3 months of training around Jewish idea development, storytelling, and stage presence and deliver their talks to a live studio audience in Detroit (June 18-20). The Fellowship will release the filmed videos this summer. The cohort includes Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox rabbis, … [Read more...] about ELI Talks Announces Spring 2018 Speaker Cohort
This week, ELI Talks formally opens its applications for its Spring 2018 Speaker Fellowship. Of the applicants, 15 individuals will be chosen to participate in ELI Talks’ intensive speaker fellowship, culminating in the delivery of their talk to a live audience this summer. This next round of production is scheduled for June 18-20 in Detroit. The application deadline for the Spring 2018 Fellowship is Monday, February 26, 2018 at 12 pm EST. … [Read more...] about ELI Talks Announces Open Call for Speakers
? By Rabbi Ari Moffic There are certain words that are hard to define. We use them, but when pressed to say what we really mean, we’re not sure and speak in broad generalities. I can easily explain who my family is, sense them, describe them and feel them. I can talk about my closest friends- those people I don’t see regularly but who would fly here in a moment’s notice if needed and who I can message and call and pick up as if no time … [Read more...] about Community IS Everything!