By Rabbi Paul Kipnes, Rabbi Julia Weisz, and Adrianne Pasternak Craving personal connection to actual people? Missing in-person contact with your clergy and community? Consider Drive Thru Judaism as an antidote to quarantined community. * When the quarantine … [Read more...] about Drive Thru Judaism: An Antidote to Quarantined Community
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By Leah Rivkin Before Rabbi Shmuly Kogan opened his door on Sukkot afternoon for Adam Yukhanov and a couple of his friends, he was under the impression that he would be accompanying the teens as they canvassed their Queens, New York neighborhood, helping them offer people the … [Read more...] about Teens Take Over Traditional Tishrei Programming
By Ari Vared In September 2017, nearly 90% of the grounds and buildings at URJ Camp Newman were burned and damaged by wildfire. Like many of the devastated establishments across California, we had no idea when - or if - we would be able to return to our community’s … [Read more...] about Three Years After Tubbs Fire, URJ Camp Newman Returns to Santa Rosa Campus for Summer 2021
By Naava Frank and Ziva Mann “I am a nervous wreck, I am way behind on my fundraising, my staff is not getting along, I don’t know how to support them, I lost a major donor, and I feel so alone,” said Aron, an Executive Director of a nonprofit, a few months into COVID … [Read more...] about How to Reduce Stress and Increase Learning: The Power of Professional Networks During COVID
By Shlomo Schreibman As a young teenager, my dream was to pursue a career as a psychologist. I have always loved people and found the relationship and interaction of our beliefs and actions fascinating. Five years ago, I became a Social-Industrial certified psychologist. Not … [Read more...] about What do behavioral Psychology and Crowdfunding have in common? A lot!