Make your project ideas real this summer in Jerualem Are you an entrepreneur who cares deeply about the future of the Jewish People? A hacker, programmer, educator, social activist--a rapper, a painter or a biotech visionary who wants to make an impact on the world? Then come … [Read more...] about Turn Your Dream Project Into Reality
The business card he handed me a few weeks back was sleek, creative, different and expensive to produce. Just like the ultra-hip and glitzy premises I had been given a tour of earlier. He neither introduced himself as Rabbi; nor does his business card indicate such. The … [Read more...] about Mendy Vogel, Where Are You?
We have often showcased individuals or groups from this New Generation of Jewish innovators. Perhaps a tad off topic, but from the group of 32 Rhodes Scholars named for 2008, have a peak at those who self-identify as Jewish. And who knows, perhaps they will all "rock" our Jewish … [Read more...] about Introducing the 2008 Jewish American Rhodes Scholars
They're back! Ben Yehuda was filled with young crowds unseen since the summer. The buses parked on Yaffo told the story: large banners across the front grills sported the Taglit logo. Signs in the window... Hillels of Philadelphia, the University of Florida and more. It's winter … [Read more...] about Collateral Damage From Birthright Israel? Not In My Book
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's 81-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, considered an icon of traditionalism, launched her own special Royal Channel on YouTube Sunday. (source: NYTimes) You might ask what this has to do with Jewish philanthropy? The answer is everything; when such a … [Read more...] about Britain’s Queen Takes Up YouTube