By Philippa Boyes It's been nearly a month since the shooting in Poway. In the aftermath of the attack, the Jewish media was filled with articles about the importance of building relationships with other communities targeted by white nationalists to combat all forms of hate. … [Read more...] about One Month After Poway
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Whether leading spiritual communities, fighting racial injustice, creating powerful works of art, or even saving the Jewish People millennia ago, Jewish Women of Color, Indigenous, Mizrahi, and Sephardi women have for centuries been leaders, teachers, storytellers, and … [Read more...] about #ShareHerStory Returns to Spotlight Jewish Women of Color, Indigenous, Mizrahi, and Sephardi Women
The January issue of Sh’ma Now explores the Jewish sensibility of “chavruta/learning partnerships - whether the traditional study method of the beit midrash could be applied to other arenas where we work in partnered ways. What might we draw and apply from the pedagogy of cha … [Read more...] about Expanding the Table: Chavruta as a Partnership Model
In a world where mattresses are customized to people’s bodies, coffee drinks reflect elaborate personal tastes, and nearly any product can be ordered and delivered with a click of a button, meaningful volunteer work now can be catered to participants in the same way. That’s the me … [Read more...] about What’s Your #ServiceStrength?
Act Now Houston, an initiative started earlier this year, plans to build on a series of successful summer volunteer efforts and encourage additional groups to participate in the future. The initiative was created as a partnership between national Jewish organizations - … [Read more...] about Capital Camps CITs, One of Many Teen Groups, Helped with Harvey Relief Efforts