The final list of participants in the 2013 iteration of the ROI Summit was released recently. The ROI summit is an annual gathering that brings together a select group of 150 young Jews from across the world for an almost all expenses paid, intense, 4-day experience that involves … [Read more...] about ROI 2013: Who Are You?
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We sometimes pay lip service to failure but our actual tolerance for risk and failure in the Jewish community is limited. We don’t support those that fail, we don’t circulate the learnings that stem from failure, and we don’t reward risk-taking. by Andrés Spokoiny The state … [Read more...] about Engineered Serendipity: Creating Space for Innovation and Risk-Taking
by Charlene Seidle Rabbi Tarfon and some elders were reclining in an upper chamber in the house of Nitza in Lod when this question came up: Which is greater, study or action? Rabbi Tarfon spoke up and said: Action is greater. Rabbi Akiva spoke up and said: Study is greater. The … [Read more...] about Inverting the Canopy: A Funder Reaches Out for Help
by Adam Simon Last week, together with the Jim Joseph (JJF) and Righteous Persons (RPF) foundations, we launched the Jewish New Media Innovation Fund, a $500,000 grant pool for projects using new media tools to help young people engage with Jewish life and ideas. Successful … [Read more...] about Powered by the People