Ahead of the curve, again. KolDor and PresenTense, with a mutual grant form the Natan Fund, have partnered together in order to strengthen and leverage both networks, while globalizing the PresenTense network beyond North America and Israel. The venture will be overseen by a steering committee made up of representatives from both organizations. The program is made up of two symbiotic aspects: Mentorship - KolDorians will serve as … [Read more...] about Collaboration: The Buzzword of the Day
Jews across the globe and across the spectrum of Jewish life and affiliation turned the Hebrew month of Cheshvan into a celebration of social action and unity. During this period, they participated in hundreds of valuable and inspiring social action projects that impacted thousands of people globally. Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM) was embraced by over 100 Jewish and non-Jewish organizations, ranging from major international and national … [Read more...] about Snapshots Around the World
This year's GA opened in Jerusalem on Sunday night. With a plenary that saw a mix of lay and professional leaders from North America, communal professionals and invited guests from both Israel and the WZO, hundreds of young people from various MASA programs, KolDor, Hillel and young Israeli adults currently serving in the IDF all gathered together. And, in the view of many the musical parts of the program were the highlight of the night. Over … [Read more...] about One People. One Destiny. Jerusalem 2008
"The NextGen is no longer. They are the NOWGen". So spoke Johanna Arbib, the passionate and dedicated JAFI Board member (representing Keren Hayesod) as she introduced Friday morning's Assembly plenary, Tomorrow Happens Now: The Assembly Hosts the Now Generation. Emphasizing the time is now, Joanna told us this generation (defined as roughly 25-40) "will lead thru cooperation, collaboration, creativity, energy and global … [Read more...] about The NextGen – R.I.P.
Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM) is your chance to contribute to good deeds in the world, while taking part in global Jewish initiative. See what people around the world are doing, share your ideas and sign up today. How can you fit JSAM into your busy schedule? Sign up for the JSAM facebook group to receive a daily idea for a good deed during Jewish Social Action Month. From the simple to the creative to the profound, JSAM's Good Deed a … [Read more...] about Jewish Social Action Month Begins Today