by Dr. Stephen Hazan Arnoff The demise of JDub has sparked an important conversation about very real threats to a sustainable culture of creativity and innovation in the Jewish world. We have heard concerns about broken business models for Jewish not-for profits, the narrow … [Read more...] about Reimagining our Communal Structures
by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand “Funerals, while sad, are a celebration of a life and the impression that a single life has had on this earth. As such, there is such a thing as a good funeral.” I remember hearing this in my practical rabbinics class at the Jewish Theological … [Read more...] about JDub is Dead: Long Live JDub
Many of the first reactions to the closing of JDub Records have followed the same pattern: they look for someone to blame. Some fault philanthropists for lacking a true commitment to innovation, notwithstanding the enormous and ongoing support for the startup sector by Jewish … [Read more...] about Fundamentals
by Nina Bruder The news that JDub Records - one of the largest, most successful, and heavily funded Jewish non-profit start-ups of the past decade - is closing due to lack of financial support is sending shock waves throughout the Jewish innovation world. JDub Records was … [Read more...] about Post-Start-Ups Need Support, Too
excerpted from Heeb Redesigns Website: JDub Folds. Coincidence? on jewlicious.com: Last week Heeb Magazine unveiled their newly redesigned Web site. Shortly thereafter, fellow Natan Grant recipients JDub Records announced that they were winding down for “financial reasons”. … [Read more...] about Heeb Redesigns Website: JDub Folds. Coincidence?