The mantra of this Next Generation. A key plenary took front and center as we were presented with a group of dynamic young leaders who are finding new ways to build community and their version of Tikkun Olam. The common thread among these showcased young leaders and their projects is innovation and commitment. They are helping us enlarge the town square of Jewish life and we must encourage and support them. Both Esther Kustanowitz and Dan … [Read more...] about Living Generously, Giving Differently
Using Technology Wisely
Did you know: the number of members on the Israel network of facebook, the social networking site, has jumped by 100 percent since mid-October, from 74,000 to 152,000. According to a recent article in Haaretz, Israeli facebook users are considered to comprise a "quality audience" - users between the ages of 25 and 40 who are "early adapters," or among the first users of new technologies. Are you leveraging these new networks for your … [Read more...] about They Said It Wouldn’t Happen Here
with thanks to Esther Kustanowitz and ROI120.com According to an article in the fall education supplement to the NY Jewish Week today’s teachers are not properly wired to be able to relate to and educate Generation Tech. How prepared do you feel? Take a test of your technoliteracy… What is a blog? Is there a difference between a website and a blog? Do you know how to find Jewish blogs? What does web 2.0 mean? What is … [Read more...] about Edu-tech: Are You a Technophile or Technophobe?