Get involved and make a difference: Jewish Social Action Month 2008 Whether you call it Tikkun Olam, social action, chesed - join thousands of Jewish organizations and individuals around the world from all backgrounds and affiliations for a month of unity through practicing social action. Volunteer with children, rally for Darfur, clean up a river, feed the homeless, raise money for Sderot, paint a mural – do whatever you feel passionate … [Read more...] about What Will You Do?
The Jewish Salons, KolDor and doing Peoplehood By Benny Bailey The Jewish Salons is a project intended to build a network of groups of young Jews from different communities, starting with Europe and Latin America. Each group in a given community will work to produce Jewish cultural events on a regular basis in chic and aesthetic venues, combining local and international thorny Jewish cultural content in interactive ways. The building of the … [Read more...] about The Jewish Salons
Kol Dor is excited to announce the KolDor 4th Global Conference to take place in Israel from November 13 to November 16, 2008. The conference will gather 150 leaders/activists ages 25-45 from 20 countries for a weekend of intensive networking, intellectual discussion, and collaboration on projects to strengthen the Jewish world - Peoplehood in Action. Over the course of the weekend they are partnering with a variety of Jewish organizations to … [Read more...] about You’re Invited!
The Peoplehood Papers: a selection of essays from a diverse group of Jewish leaders and thinkers on Jewish Peoplehood including pragmatic suggestions on how organizations can create new understandings and action plans around the issue. Created as a platform for enriching the Jewish Peoplehood conversation, The Peoplehood Papers is a collaboration of United Jewish Communities, the International School for Jewish Peoplehood Studies at Beth … [Read more...] about Peoplehood: A Sense of Belonging
Inbal Freund is the Director of Mavoi Satum, a Jerusalem-based organization that advocates on behalf of Agunot. She wrote this as her 60bloggers.com post for today's observance of Yom Hazikaron - Israel Memorial day on behalf of those who fell defending the State of Israel. "If you’ve ever wondered about the juxtaposition of Memorial Day with Independence Day, and about the shift that happens between those two occasions of opposing emotions, … [Read more...] about We Live in Loving Memories