By Maayan Hoffman eJewishPhilanthropy.com Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) received a $25,00 grant last month from an unexpected source: The employees of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation. As part of foundation’s BX Connects programming, and in celebration of their decade of impact, the foundation launched a new employee-driven grant program: The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Grant Competition. Through this competition, … [Read more...] about Tikkun Olam Makers Wins $25,000 Grant, On the Road to Hitting ‘Moonshot’ Goal
Reut Group / TOM: Tikkun Olam Makers
The Reut Group’s Firewall Israel team has released “The New Frontiers of Community Relations: A Conceptual Framework.” The report argues that strengthening the community relations field is the key to addressing challenges within the Jewish community as well as the most effective platform for combating contemporary anti-Israel movements. This Reut report aims to elevate the community relations field at large, and was written following a … [Read more...] about New Report: The Status of Jewish Communal Relations and What Can be Done
By Maayan Hoffman
In 57 hours, Ido’s life was changed.
Ido was wounded in battle in Israel 22 years ago. Due to a paralyzed hip with a propensity to dislocate, he has been walking on crutches since the age of 20. But after three days (or 57 working hours) a team of makers has created a one-of-a-kind band that allows him to stand and walk for the first time since his accident.
“Doctors think of medical solutions,” … [Read more...] about ‘Creating Miracles’
TOM’s first International Makers for Heroes Develops Solutions for Wounded Vets from Israel, US and France
Kol HaKavod to TOM, a start-up of Tel Aviv's Reut Group, for being named "1 of 15 Technlology Companies to Watch" in 2018 by Forbes: "While hackathons have been all the rage, an equally awesome brother of the famous geek gathering - that is, the makeathon - is on the rise. If you’re asking what the heck a makeathon is, think hackathon – as in lots of nerds gathering and working together all day and night towards building something great - … [Read more...] about TOM Named 1 of 15 Technology Companies To Watch In 2018
By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Reut Group’s new Tel Aviv-based Impact Labs is an adult playground where anyone could build the next big thing. Located in what used to be an underground parking lot in the WeWork office space, Reut Group expects Impact Labs - a combination of startup incubator and hardware manufacturer - to quickly be at the forefront as a national hub for Israel’s hardware community. “It all started with a focus … [Read more...] about Reut Group’s Impact Labs Launches as Digital-Age Playground for Israeli Developer Community