By Rachel Lithgow There are all kinds of buzz words in the Jewish world, some we need to repeat over and over again, some better left to the “dustbin of history.” In fact, in January of this year, eJP actually published an excellent article on Words to Avoid - 2019 Edition whi … [Read more...] about Why Inclusivity was Key in Building the Largest Jewish Museum in the World
Keren Hayesod does not set policy, run its own projects or plant forests. Its social capital is just that: capital. By Alex Traiman (JNS) Here’s a riddle: What Israeli institution about to celebrate its centennial anniversary, is not officially part of the government, but has a … [Read more...] about Impact Investing Meets Social Welfare: How a 99-year-old Israeli Institution Stays Relevant
The 4th Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, which explores the intersection between contemporary art and the Jewish world of content, will this year take as its theme For Heaven’s Sake! (LeShem Shamayim).The 2019 Jerusalem Biennale, which showcases the work of 200 p … [Read more...] about 4th Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art to feature 200 Israeli and International Artists, 30 Exhibitions and 14 Venues
By Linna Ettinger Vision is certainly required to raise children to be upright citizens of today’s society, but in a bilingual (Hebrew and Arabic) Kindergarten in the town of Jaffa in Israel, the director, Ora Balha, demonstrates vision and also extraordinary courage every d … [Read more...] about In Which Society will our Children Flourish and Thrive?
By Dina Rabhan Young Jews, like young people everywhere, are spending increasing amounts of time online. It may seem unfathomable to anyone from an older generation, but U.S. teens go online an average of six hours daily - not including schoolwork. That online focus … [Read more...] about Why the Jewish Community Needs to Rethink how It Reaches Young Jews