By Ute Stephan Entrepreneurs have some of the most stressful jobs. They must grapple with uncertainty and being personally responsible (and liable) for any decision they make. They have the longest working hours of any occupational group. And they have to rapidly develop expertise across all areas of management from finance, marketing, procurement and operations to human resource management in the process of starting and managing their … [Read more...] about How Entrepreneurs have the Most Stressful – yet Most Satisfying – Job
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Israel’s National Insurance Fund dedicated a new home for Hackaveret - Israel’s largest social innovation hub - in Lod, [a city in central Israel]. Launched by the two groups with a joint investment of nearly $3 million, Hackaveret (merging the Hebrew term for “hive" and the English term “hack") encourages the development of social entrepreneurs and innovative solutions to major social … [Read more...] about JDC, Israeli Government Dedicate Home for Israel’s Largest Social Innovation Hub
Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our tradition’s intrinsic ability to shape contemporary expressions of Judaism’s enduring values. In … [Read more...] about 8 Brilliant Jewish Organizations Reimagine Jewish Life
By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Jerusalem will celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity on Wednesday, June 20, at the first-ever Jerusalem WeWork Creator Awards. Ten finalists in three categories - business ventures, nonprofit and performing arts - will compete for $700,000 in funding and the opportunity to win more at the Creator Awards Global Finals in New York in January 2019. Adam Neumann, CEO and co-founder of … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Creator Awards will Celebrate Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Making the World a Better Place
Slingshot has released its 13th Slingshot Guide to Jewish Innovation, which highlights some of the most ground-breaking organizations in Jewish life today.
In the guide’s introduction, Stefanie Rhodes - Slingshot’s Executive Director - explained that this year’s guide celebrates organizations led by and for Jews of color, LGBTQ Jews, Latinx Jews, Jews of every denomination, those who identify as Jew-“ish” and those who are seeking connection … [Read more...] about Slingshot introduces
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