In an evening called Ethiopian Jewish Community Innovation held last night at the PresenTense Institute here in Jerusalem, we met young social entrepreneurs from Israel's Ethiopian Jewish community who spoke about their crucial work on some of Israel's most challenging societal … [Read more...] about The Diaspora Mezuzot Project
Archives for July 2008
Back on June 3rd, I wrote about a newly released book, Ten Days of Birthright Israel: A Journey in Young Adult Identity. At the time, co-author Professor Len Saxe of Brandeis, sat with me and discussed his hopes and objectives for this project. Saxe stressed that the over-riding … [Read more...] about Shaping Jewish Identity
Ahead of a major manger's forum in the chareidi world taking place this week, it was announced earlier today that Israeli tzedaka organizations estimate a loss this year of NIS 350 million as a direct result of the declining dollar against the shekel and the world-wide credit … [Read more...] about A NIS 350 Million Shortfall
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 … [Read more...] about You’re Invited!
As many of you probably know, the Craigslist Foundation's 2008 Nonprofit Bootcamp is coming up in NYC on August 16th at The NYU Skirball Center. Not only will you have a chance to hear Majora Carter speak (among other cool people doing incredible work), you will also have a … [Read more...] about An Event Worth Attending