by Cyd B. Weissman New questions have to be answered at every stage of the innovation cycle. Nine years ago, when we set out to transform the synagogue school from a place that teaches “about Judaism” to the headwaters for lived Judaism, we asked: “What capacities does a synag … [Read more...] about How Do You Sustain Innovation?
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[This essay is from The Peoplehood Papers, volume 10 - Peoplehood in the Age of Pluralism - published by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.] by Beth Cousens When I interviewed twenty-seven year old Charlie as part of research on adults in their twenties and … [Read more...] about Peoplehood as Process
by Olga Bard Being a young Jewish adult in a city with many varied ways of spending your free time can easily leave you without a “Jewish” focus. That is why when Moishe House came to Kiev in September 2010, a quiet revolution started. It was the first time young adults were cr … [Read more...] about Creating Community in Kiev
On April 29, 2013, the Committee Memorializing Lost Jewish Culture and Heritage - revitalizing what formerly was known as the Memorial Committee - of the Claims Conference met in New York to consider various Holocaust commemorative proposals. Committee members attending the … [Read more...] about Claims Conference Considers Various Holocaust Commemorative Proposals
by Shimon Arbel Three years ago, Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates formed the "Giving Pledge", enlisting America's billionaires to commit a majority of their wealth to nonprofit institutions either during their lifetime or following their demise. Over 100 … [Read more...] about A Challenge to Israel’s Elite