Over the past two weeks, Schusterman's @Roicommunity, Paideia and the Pears Foundation's JHub have run a series of activities in the classic Swedish university town of Uppsala under the banner of the Summer of Change. @aharonhorwitz and I were privileged to represent PresenTense … [Read more...] about JPropel and Renewing the Jewish Communities of Europe
During the General Assembly of 2005, I heard a revolutionary idea during a panel discussion: that Jewish institutions should invest 10% of their annual budgets in new programs that can engage the younger set in their communities. The speaker: Aaron Bisman, founder of JDub … [Read more...] about May JDub Be a Call to Action
Community enterprises are interesting creatures. Driven by the collective efforts of individuals who rely on one another, sometimes without even knowing one another, community enterprises often are in a state of flux, and rarely take the time to plan and develop a coherent vision … [Read more...] about How’re We Doing? PresenTense Year in Preview 5771
Over the past few years, PresenTense has worked hard to provide full information on its operations for two main reasons: first, we are a community organization that grew from the grassroots up. For the first three years of our operations, from the founding of the magazine through … [Read more...] about A New Year, a New Budget
Once a month, in three locations as of this day, young Jewish parents gather in neighborhood associations with their young children to play Hebrew games. One part educational opportunity for children, another part friend-making opportunity for parents, HebrewPlay - a new venture … [Read more...] about Is the Leadership Glass Half-Full?