If you happen to be in Israel this month, check out these two events sponsored by PresenTense: On Tuesday, February 16th at 7:30 pm, PresenTense Presents: What it's Like to be an Israeli Social Entrepreneur. Sari Rifkin, social entrepreneur and founder of Yedid, received an exclusive invitation to the Davos World Economic Forum 2010, and now she is coming to PresenTense to share her experience and what she learned we all can do. Come hear … [Read more...] about Two Jerusalem Events Worth Attending
Are you ready to join a select group of innovative and inspiring social entrepreneurs for a sponsored fellowship? If so, the PresenTense Summer Institute is looking to sponsor individuals with ideas geared toward educating through games or art. Possibilities include comics, board games, computer games, painting, crafts or graphic design. Accepted applicants will receive a full scholarship and are welcome to apply for a needs-based stipend … [Read more...] about Launch a Venture in Jewish Games or Arts
Are you interested in educating through gaming, or the arts? What about engaging Jewish youth through social networking or leadership programs. Or, perhaps you have an idea to move a group of people to enact change publicly, privately or politically? These are just some of the amazing choices open to fellows participating in the 2010 PresenTense Summer Institute in Jerusalem. During the intensive six week program fellows will learn the … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Launch a New Venture?
Are you ready to join a select group of innovative and inspiring individuals for a sponsored fellowship? If so, the PresenTense Summer Institute is looking to sponsor individuals with ventures that will engage the European Jewish community. Projects may have any focus and target any of the Jewish communities across Europe. Applications are now open for entrepreneurs who are passionate about social change and the Jewish people to apply to … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Engage Jews in Europe?
The economic fortunes of China have been front-page news this week. From James Chanos warning that China is “Dubai times 1,000 - or worse” to Thomas Friedman writing in today's The New York Times, "All the long-term investments that China has made over the last two decades are just blossoming and could really propel the Chinese economy into the 21st-century knowledge age, starting with its massive investment in infrastructure." With … [Read more...] about Meet the Future Today: The Israel-Asia Center