By Jeffrey Korbman So there I was, on the floor, crouched over a door hinge. It was dark. The only light I had was from my iPhone, which was propped up on a towel from the linen closet. It smelled. But I was determined to get the hinge off, which would allow me to get the door … [Read more...] about Repairing the World – A Wrench, A Mop, And Our Neshama!
Engaging Jewish Teens
The New York Teen Initiative, supported by UJA-Federation of New York and led by The Jewish Education Project, is an ambitious endeavor to redefine the area’s Jewish teen engagement with a focus on summer engagement and outreach. A new report addresses the impact of the first f … [Read more...] about New Report: Cracking the Programming Code: The New York Teen Initiative and Its Contribution to the Field of Summer Experiences and the Lives of Jewish Teens
By Lenny Silberman By now you’ve most likely aware of the phenomenon of esports. You may recall reading about the exploding popularity of multi-player, competitive video gaming a year ago in my post here at eJewishPhilanthropy. You may have seen news reports about the g … [Read more...] about Generation Z and the Language of Esports
By Dana K. Prottas Youth service organizations are embarking on a new decade of innovation and engagement for Jewish teens across the country. Part of this pivot stems from the monumental Jewish Education Project’s recent study, which is the largest study of American Jewish t … [Read more...] about USY Embarks on Transformational Change
By Melanie Schneider and Brian Jaffee As the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative continues the work that started in 2013, we are excited about the advances we see in the field. More communities have more resources to offer, in an increasingly diverse, … [Read more...] about Serving as Leaders for the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative