By Avi Deutsch Contrary to popular belief, eating is not inherently Jewish. In fact, nearly every Western religion employs this basic human need in the service of religious practice. It is not the eating that is Jewish, it is how we eat that makes it meaningful. The same is … [Read more...] about What’s Jewish about Impact Investing?
Archives for June 2016
By Paul Neustadt, Rachel Raz and Barbara Posnick It is no secret that discussions about Israel within the Jewish community can be divisive and acrimonious. Many synagogues in the US have avoided the topic or keep the conversation limited to our need to stand with Israel. … [Read more...] about Constructive Conversation about Israel
For over 25 years, and especially during the last 10 years, the Jewish community has been piloting, developing, and fine-tuning a wide array of engagement programs for Russian-speaking Jews. The COJECO RSJ Symposium brings together the invaluable experience and knowledge found … [Read more...] about Event: COJECO RSJ Symposium 2016
By Rabbi Karen Perolman One of the most challenging parts of adulthood is the realization and acceptance that many of your friends, family members, and colleagues will make different decisions than you. From who to vote for, to where to live, to how they express their Judaism, … [Read more...] about Don’t Yuck My Yum: Life Lessons from Summer Camp
By Heather Paul What does it take to spark authentic conversation? Recent articles claim that people crave connection, are starved for meaning, and are seeking questions that reach below the surface. Despite the evident interest in connections of depth, most people struggle … [Read more...] about Engagement: Paths to Meaning through Jewish Conversations and Programs