The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund announces the opening of its 2018 grant cycle. The Fund seeks to support the Jewish community in North America and Israel by searching out and supporting those unique ideas that are backed by passion and by leadership with a plan to strengthen … [Read more...] about Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund Accepting Applications
Archives for February 2018
By Sam Aboudara February 14th was one of those typically busy days at work where I barely had a second to think. It wasn’t until I got home and hung up the phone that I even learned about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. My wife shared with me the news and my reaction … [Read more...] about Will the Rising Voices of Teens Spur Change?
By Larisa Klebe If you work with teens in any number of settings (religious school, day school, youth group, Rosh Hodesh groups, etc…), you know that for many of them, the #MeToo movement is at the forefront of their minds. While teens haven’t yet reached adulthood, these iss … [Read more...] about Addressing #MeToo with Jewish Teens
By Goldie Sternbuch Poverty is color blind and ageless. After years of helping members of the most marginalized part of Israeli society through Meir Panim’s restaurant-style soup kitchens, I have come to appreciate that anyone at anytime can find him or herself wondering from w … [Read more...] about The Often Forgotten Connection Between Disabilities and Poverty
[In a new series honoring Israel's 70th anniversary, Jerusalem U invites you to dream big dreams, ask difficult questions, learn things you never knew and engage with our growing Israel education community. Between now and Yom Ha'atzmaut veteran Israel educators will share … [Read more...] about Israel Education: Changing Perspectives