A statement from the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah: If nothing else, the initiators and signers of the “Statement on Jewish Vitality” have achieved one of their objectives: re-opening a robust discussion about the condition of American Jewish life today and what … [Read more...] about The “Statement on Jewish Vitality”: One Foundation’s Response
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By Josh Rolnick Two women sit side-by-side at a table lost in the same book. A man sits nearby, hands clasped, leaning forward over a text, absorbed by a shared thought. A child stands reading at the far end of the table facing a grandfatherly figure, who reclines in a … [Read more...] about Possibility Knocks: Designing a Tool for Engagement
By Jonathan Woocher It isn’t really the 25th anniversary of what came to be called the “Jewish continuity” endeavor in North America. The first Continuity Commission was established in Cleveland before the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey was mounted; and the first … [Read more...] about “Jewish Continuity” at 25: What Did We Achieve? What Have We Learned?
By Josh Miller Within Jewish tradition, an appreciation for the importance of shared measurement tools dates back to biblical times. In Deuteronomy 25:15 the Torah teaches: “a perfect and honest measure shall you have, so that your days shall be lengthened on the land…” There … [Read more...] about Shared Measurement Tools for Jewish Education: Could It Happen?