Jews of Color in the U.S. are a growing population but have been systematically undercounted in decades of American Jewish population studies, claims a new report [to be released shortly] by the Jews of Color Field Building Initiative, The Concentration in Education and Jewish … [Read more...] about Population of Jews of Color is Increasing in U.S., Despite Undercounting in Population Studies
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The Bronfman Fellowship has selected its 33rd cohort of intellectually curious 11th-graders from across North America, among them the president of a club that helps support youth development in the African country of Eswatini, a young physicist whose studies on cosmic ray muons … [Read more...] about The Bronfman Fellowship Announces its 33rd Cohort
By Eric M. Robbins There was a time, not so long ago, when speaking about interfaith marriage was the third rail of Jewish life. No matter what you said publicly about interfaith marriage, pro or con, you were sure to offend someone. We were stuck in loop where we said the … [Read more...] about “My Marriage Isn’t a Problem. It’s an Opportunity.”
The story behind our new model of synagogue giving for young adults By Rabbi Evan Schultz When the daughter of one of our past synagogue presidents recently moved into town with her new husband, I did what any good rabbi would do: I called them to welcome them to the area, … [Read more...] about The Next Generation of Jews Doesn’t Want Cheaper Dues, they Want to have Impact
By Marylin E. Kingston, Ph.D.
and Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
In attending community gatherings, including such activities as lectures, rallies, films, fund raising events and community dinners, we seem to see the “same folks” everywhere. Why is that the case?
This assertion … [Read more...] about The Same Jewish Crowd!
Who’s Showing Up and Why