By An Unnamed Community Professional I work in the Detroit Jewish Community. I left a high-paying corporate job more than five years ago to shift my career into something more meaningful. While culture shocked at first, I was quickly embraced and lauded by peers for making the … [Read more...] about Do We Suffer from Micro-Inequities?
By Melissa Cohavi, LMSW, MARE, RJE Israel education can be challenging to present to both young people and adults in the supplemental-congregational setting. Politics, the conflict, and all of the traditional ways into teaching about Israel are so loaded, and if the learner … [Read more...] about Another Lens Through Which to Look at Israel Education
Announcing A Wider Bridge’s 2019-20 LGBTQ Impact GrantsBy Tyler Gregory Ten years ago, a masked gunman walked into the Bar Noar LGBTQ Youth Center, run by our grantee, the Aguda - Israel LGBTQ Taskforce, and opened fire. Teenager Liz Trubeshi and youth guide Nir Katz were m … [Read more...] about Breaking the Political and Religious Stalemate on LGBTQ Rights in Israel
By David Cygielman When you work with young adults, the pace of change is high. It makes the work particularly interesting, but also doesn’t provide much time to think that tomorrow will look anything like today. For the first 13 years of Moishe House’s history, we’ve been … [Read more...] about Innovation at Moishe House: Evolving with a Changing Landscape
By Sarit Wishnevski and Rabbi Jessica Minnen In her article “Why Food Doesn’t Matter at your Next Jewish Event,” Anna Stern shared a compelling narrative of engagement and the work her organization has done to measure its impact. The article closes with the following: “We are i … [Read more...] about Food as Torah