At the recent Herzliya Conference, one of the very few panels that digressed from discussing Israel's security needs, turned to another area of concern, engaging the next generation as it relates to Israel. The panel, entitled, Binding the Ties: Leveraging the Israel Experience Programs among the World Jewish Young Generations, examined the distancing among Jewish youth in the Diaspora from Israel. While some panelists relied to heavily on … [Read more...] about Herzliya Conference Looks at Israel Experience Programs
Archives for February 2011
by David Breakstone Jewish Identity Day in the Knesset. A happening that included “a special plenary session, committee meetings, an art exhibition... with pertinent musical interludes” (The Jerusalem Post, February 9). Sounds reasonable enough, even commendable. But not unproblematic. Nothing’s so simple in this complex state of ours that aspires to be both Jewish and democratic. Example. The meeting of the Committee for the Advancement of … [Read more...] about Keep Dreaming: Jewish Identity 101
by Joe Brewer for Socialbrite.org It’s time to solve a fundamental problem that plagues progressives everywhere - the lack of seed money to get innovative projects off the ground and the absence of workable funding models to scale up the ongoing efforts to create systemic cultural, economic and political change. Every major economic paradigm shift throughout modern history has been propelled forward by the influx of financial capital to … [Read more...] about How We’ll Fund Innovation and Sustainability
With job cuts coming, consultancy could become an appealing career option - but some skills are more sought after than others. from voluntary sector network: Is consultancy your next career move? For voluntary sector professionals with a strong track record, switching to consultancy can be a tempting prospect. ... Some may be forced to consider consultancy after redundancy or early retirement. It's also likely that many contemplate … [Read more...] about Is Consultancy an Appealing Option?
In Jerusalem? Got a friend in Jerusalem? Join the Unplugged Shabbat with the young Jewish adults (20’s and 30’s) community for a Friday night dinner March 4th from 7pm to 11pm Beit Yehudit, JCC, 12 Emek Refaim For information and ticket purchase visit jerusalemchallenge.com. … [Read more...] about Unplugged Shabbat in Jerusalem