by Helen Chernikoff G-dcast.com is a poster child of the Jewish startup sector, the grass-roots movement that aims to reach the disinterested and unaffiliated by offering new ways - such as record labels, bike rides and online Shabbat services - to connect with Judaism. Over … [Read more...] about ‘Second Stage’ For Startups
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by Ross Bloom There are two predominant arguments that are made for the value of day school: the Jewish and the secular. The Jewish argument states that day school is the best way to imbue traditional Jewish values in our youth - at any observance level - and build the next … [Read more...] about SAT Scores? Jewish Identity? What Else You Got?
[This post was originally published October 20, 2009 in PresenTense Magazines' Philanthropy issue. As a part of our continuing discussion on Jewish philanthropy, we are reprinting.] by Josh Buchin For many young Jews, the subject of philanthropy for the sake of Israel does … [Read more...] about Rules of Engagement: Giving to Israel Despite Reservations
UpStart, which cultivates the most promising ideas of Jewish social entrepreneurs, recently accepted two new UpStarters to its cohort of Jewish innovators - Ketuv.com, which provides couples with a fine art option in ketubahs, and creates an opportunity for artists, with dynamic … [Read more...] about Two New Groups Join UpStart Bay Area
by Donniel Hartman For everything there is a season - a time to mourn and a time to celebrate, a time for introspection and a time for congratulation, a time for self-correction and a time for appreciation. As a people and as a nation we need to learn to embrace each. At the … [Read more...] about For This I Am Thankful