By Ari Y Kelman I know it is not Passover season, but I found myself thinking about the fourth child - the one who does not know how to ask - when I was reading Ira Sheskin and Arnie Dashefsky’s May 17th article entitled “How Many Jews of Color Are There?” In the title, they as … [Read more...] about “The One Who Does Not Know How to Ask”
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By Edmund Case As any regular consumer of Jewish media in general - and eJewishPhilanthropy essays in particular - knows, there is an ongoing extensive discussion about the massive disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and the opportunity to re-envision the Jewish … [Read more...] about Will Our Post-Corona Vision Include Engaged Interfaith Families?
By Leading Edge, Jews of Color Initiative, JPRO Network, UpStart, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable, and Board Member Institute for Jewish NonprofitsIn our posting last week, we shared that many leaders are concerned that the progress that has been made in recent years to … [Read more...] about What We Are Hearing From the Field re: DEIJ?
By Aaron Katler As we collectively manage the third month of the pain and disruption caused by COVID-19, one thing is clear: we’re all struggling with questions about what it means to return to “normal,” or at least to a “new normal.” Yet the public health and financial crises … [Read more...] about Building a ‘Better Normal’ for the Jewish Community
By Jori Mendel Creativity is the process of using imagination and critical thinking to generate a new idea of value. And ironically, similarly to innovation it is often the most misunderstood muscle at most organizations, for-profit and nonprofit alike. Innovation is the … [Read more...] about Creativity: The Secret Sauce to Rebuilding Our Jewish Community for Resiliency