Facing Tomorrow, President Shimon Peres' first annual conference took place in Jerusalem, May 13-15, 2008. This international convocation examined the trends and developments that are mapping the future with the hope of serving as an incubator for proactive responses. The … [Read more...] about Tomorrow’s Spaces
Taglit-Birthright Israel / Birthright Israel Foundation
Upon learning this morning of one of the new ROI Small Grants being awarded to jewlicious.ru, I asked David Abitbol, aka Mr. Jewlicious, Machane Yehuda resident, friend, and occasional contributor for this guest post on the new jewlicious.ru; it's in the third person; but here is … [Read more...] about Jewlicious Goes International
Three articles this week of particular interest to important themes on this blog. What’s Next For Birthright Alumni an editorial by Gary Rosenblatt Michael Steinhardt is never satisfied. That’s what drives some of those who work with him crazy at times. But it’s also what … [Read more...] about Around Our Jewish World
Taglit Birthright Israel’s latest YouTube video is a fun-filled romp across the country in celebration of Israel’s 60th anniversary on May 8th. Starring Tasha and Dishka, two Israelis from Ramle and early YouTube sensations with their Hey! clip (22 million views!), these two lip s … [Read more...] about All Eyes On Me: Happy Birthday Israel!
In an article in this morning's Jerusalem Post, McGill professor Gil Troy, writes about the Birthright 2.0 challenge: "The best way to say "thank you" for the Birthright gift is to "pay it forward," giving something of yourself to other Jews. Charles Bronfman and Michael … [Read more...] about Pay It Forward; Birthright Style