Jews across the globe and across the spectrum of Jewish life and affiliation turned the Hebrew month of Cheshvan into a celebration of social action and unity. During this period, they participated in hundreds of valuable and inspiring social action projects that impacted … [Read more...] about Snapshots Around the World
Why does the phrase tikun olam, repairing the world, stir up such negative reactions from some of our most committed Jews? Growing numbers of Jewish organizations, both mainstream and start-ups, are investing in crisis relief, international development, environmental … [Read more...] about Who’s Afraid of ‘Tikun Olam’?
Just in time for the GA, the UJC has unveiled the results of a groundbreaking study on Jewish service program participants. Highlighting this growing field, the study also found that service programs foster a commitment to social justice; the sense that volunteering is an … [Read more...] about Young, Jewish and Working For Change
Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM) is your chance to contribute to good deeds in the world, while taking part in global Jewish initiative. See what people around the world are doing, share your ideas and sign up today. How can you fit JSAM into your busy schedule? Sign up … [Read more...] about Jewish Social Action Month Begins Today
LIFE: an innovative Tikun Olam program for Jewish and Israeli young adults is just about to launch their initial cohort. We last wrote about them in August; here with a program update is Rachel Neiman. Helping the developing world is perhaps the biggest challenge of the new … [Read more...] about Opportunity of a LIFE-time