By Alan Scher I admit it - I couldn’t point to Ukraine on the map. Or Estonia, or Moldova, or any former Soviet country. At least not until I attended the JCC Global 10th World Conference and met fellow Jewish professionals and lay leaders from not only these countries, but h … [Read more...] about Where in the World is Moldova?
JCC Global (formerly World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers)
The focus of this year's conference is “a joint future for World Jewry.” Conference highlights include: Release of initial findings from the Jewish Peoplehood Latino America research project, an initiative that expresses the complex diversity of Latin American Jewry, whi … [Read more...] about Leaders from 85 JCCs in 24 Countries Convene in Jerusalem
JCC Global opened registration for the 10th World Conference of JCCs that will take place in Jerusalem, December 10-12, 2019. An Amitim 2.0 - Fellows Assembly, by invitation only, will precede the conference. Executive Directors and Presidents of JCCs, as well as senior staff … [Read more...] about Registration Open: World Conference of JCCs
By H. Glenn Rosenkrantz An ambitious initiative among JCCs around the world is creating unique connections and partnerships, tearing down silos, and seeding innovative international projects to strengthen Jewish community. Although relatively new, Amitim, an initiative of … [Read more...] about JCC Global Amitim: The Power of Uncommon Connections
[This essay is from The Peoplehood Papers, volume 20 - “The JCCs as Gateways to Jewish Peoplehood” - published by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.] By Smadar Bar-Akiva “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle” Lewis Carrol, Alice in Wonderland It is … [Read more...] about Looking Beyond the Looking Glass