an excerpt from Boundless Drama of Creation by Seth Cohen: I Hear a Symphony: The Sound of Jewish Social Entrepreneurship As I continue to have discussions with members of my local and national Jewish community, I am constantly amazed at the diversity of ideas, opinions … [Read more...] about Owning Social Entrepreneurship
by Bill Robinson Well, it’s a beautiful summer day here in Reisterstown, MD as the fellows and faculty of Project InCiTE take the first steps toward tearing down the myths of innovation to which we have succumbed over the last decade. Fifteen years ago, I entered the world o … [Read more...] about Breaking The Myths of Innovation
"What should I do?" you wonder. The economic crisis has eroded your assets and earnings, leaving you with less money for philanthropy. The community foundation, university, hospital and museum to which you always contribute are asking you to consider an increased gift this year … [Read more...] about Young and Old: Innovative Start-up Projects vs. Established Institutions
What is Jewish innovation? Do we really need it? Isn’t Judaism really about Tradition, like the song from Fiddler on the Roof?” Innovation is actually a basic tenet of Jewish thought, especially in the area of Jewish education. Jews around the world read thrice daily the com … [Read more...] about Innovation and Tradition – A Perfect Match?
by John Ruskay Seth Cohen, Yoni Gordis, and others are raising important questions about innovation. I’m interested in exploring where innovation and sustainability meet on the Jewish communal landscape. Most would agree: innovations can only have lasting impact if they are … [Read more...] about Innovation: One Size Does Not Fit All