By Daniel S. Horwitz Since formally launching on June 1st, The Well, Metro Detroit’s new pluralistic Jewish community-building, education and spirituality initiative has had tremendous success in its outreach and relationship-building efforts in Metro Detroit and beyond. The q … [Read more...] about The Well flows in Metro Detroit with Lessons for Us All
Yesterday in New York City, the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies released their latest study “Millennial Children of Intermarriage: Touchpoints and Trajectories of Jewish Engagement.” The study's "bottom line" is that Jewish experiences in college years, including par … [Read more...] about Children of Intermarriage are Reshaping the Contours of American Jewish Life
By Nanette Fridman A friend recently emailed me and asked if I had a list of suggestions for working with millennials that he could give the development professional at a national organization where he is involved. I had thoughts but no list - until now. Millennials were … [Read more...] about Is Your Organization “Millennial Friendly”?
By Justin Korda There is a Jewish proverb that declares, “No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.” Conversations around the Jewish dinner - and boardroom - table are focused on some hot topics these days: Iran, Jewish continuity, pluralism, battling the boycott mov … [Read more...] about The Millennial Voices Must be Heard
By Lisa Lieberman Barzilai It’s no secret that engaging millennials in congregational life requires innovative and creative thinking. While former generations of American Jews engaged in congregational life in traditional ways, today’s Jewish young adults in their 20s and 30s w … [Read more...] about 5 Innovative Ways to Engage Young Adults in Jewish Life