“These young people are uniquely and almost perfectly positioned to help us all. We don’t need to figure them out. We need them to help us figure it out.” Sarah Eisenman By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Every Jewish nonprofit organization is looking for the secre … [Read more...] about ‘Approach Them as the Solution:’ JDC Global Leaders Initiative Puts Millennials in the Driver’s Seat
The most effective strategy is to empower our young people to host and run quality programs and to invite their friends. By David Cygielman Completely unengaged young adults make the best poster-children. I’m talking about those 20-somethings who never imagined themselves b … [Read more...] about Our Healthy Obsession with Reaching the Unengaged
Motivated by a passion for global Jewish connections, a group of North American alumni of NFTY-The Reform Jewish Youth Movement have organized a meet-up for young adults in London from April 11-17 in collaboration with the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ). Former … [Read more...] about First NFTY Alumni Meet-up in London This Week
Even well-intentioned plans by well-meaning professionals and lay leaders will be doomed to fail if the process does not affirm the needs and priorities of those off the grid. By Rabbi Joshua Rabin and Emily Winograd Last year, a provocative editorial appeared in The … [Read more...] about What Do You Do With An Idea? Customer Empathy in an Age of Anxiety
UJA-Federation of New York has released important new research on Jewish Millennials. The report, Insights and Strategies for Engaging Jewish Millennials, looked at Jewish 20- and 30-somethings in New York City. One of the key findings - especially for all the doomsayers - … [Read more...] about 82% of Surveyed Millennials Plan to Raise their Kids Jewishly!