By Sara Allen Teens today are highly ambitious. Inspired to create positive change, when they choose to devote their time and energy to an organization or activity, they expect an experience that offers both a chance to learn, and a sense of meaning. Generation Now: … [Read more...] about Filled with Meaning, Learning, and Personal Growth: Creating Impactful Jewish Internship Experiences
Archives for January 2018
By Ariella Saperstein
The Museum of Failure - likely the first of its kind - opened last year in Sweden. Through exhibits of circular cell phones, Betamax machines, and clear Pepsi, the museum celebrates innovations which never took off, and those who were brave enough to … [Read more...] about If At First We Don’t Succeed:
Funder Lessons from Philanthropic Failure
By Rabbi Aviva Richman When it comes to teaching consent, traditional trainings don’t work. Trainings that focus solely on informing people of legal policies, do very little to actually improve the situation in a workplace. What matters most is culture. Our entire public c … [Read more...] about #Metoo Meets Torah?
Repair the World and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have initiated a strategic partnership to support alumni of Repair the World Communities fellowship who choose to pursue a degree in one of the 25 unique programs in CMU’s H. John Heinz III College of Information Systems and P … [Read more...] about Carnegie Mellon Pledges Partnership and Support for Repair the World Fellows
By Shiryn Solny (JNS) As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, a recently unveiled exhibit at a Holocaust museum in Brooklyn tells the largely untold story of Eastern European religious Jews who fled the Nazis and found refuge in … [Read more...] about ‘Touching history:’ Holocaust-era artifacts tell story of Jews finding safe haven in Shanghai