What motivates someone to become an engaged and seeking Jew? What events, conversations and experiences change someone's life direction from indifferent to observant, uninvolved to engaged, unconcerned to committed? Was there a moment that lit a spark for you? The High … [Read more...] about Moments That Transform Jewish Consciousness
The past decade has seen an upsurge of new energy being brought to bear by individuals and organizations seeking to foster positive change both within and beyond the Jewish community. The impact of these individuals and organizations is already being felt in Jewish education, … [Read more...] about Mapping Jewish Social Entrepreneurship
Back in December, the UJC launched a new project, Team SuperJews, to reach out to the 20something demographic. Through a Facebook ColorWars the UJC hoped to begin “building ties to a new generation of Federation supporters and leaders while they are still young.” Recently, I sp … [Read more...] about Team SuperJews Meets Facebook
The first ever survey of Jewish start-ups finds thriving, dynamic organizations at financial risk The number of Jewish entrepreneurial non-profit organizations has exploded over the past decade, with more than 300 initiatives serving as many as 400,000 people across the United … [Read more...] about The State of Jewish Start-Ups
from the current issue of Lilith Magazine: An Unquiet Revolution at the Water Cooler Recently Lilith brought together a small group of young women professionals working for Jewish nonprofit organizations—in education, the arts, community building, global betterment. They w … [Read more...] about Are We Building For The Future?