By Magda Dorosz I have sent 314 young Polish Jews to Israel on Birthright Israel since 2011, because the trip is among the most important Jewish experiences for young adults in Poland that impacts their future engagement. Hillel in Poland is now the leading provider of that … [Read more...] about A Journey of Discovery
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By Rachael Fried A few months ago, the Huffington Post made a mini-documentary on the JQY Drop-in Center for LGBTQ Teens from Orthodox communities, The Hidden Struggle Of Queer Jewish Youth. The video discusses how many from this underserved population reach out to JQY while … [Read more...] about Why Don’t Orthodox LGBTQ Teens Just leave Orthodoxy?
By Naftuli Moster For the last eight years, I have worked to bring attention to a crisis in plain sight. Tens of thousands of children in New York attend Hasidic and ultra-Orthodox yeshivas that provide little general education - that is, instruction in English, math, … [Read more...] about Secular Education in Hasidic Yeshivas is a Jewish Issue
With summer 2020 programs not operating as “business as usual,” Jewish organizations and leaders tuned in to Trybal Gatherings’ Day Camp Boot Camp to learn how to “camplify” online programming with various techniques and virtual engagement strategies. More than 150 … [Read more...] about Trybal Gatherings’ “Day Camp Boot Camp” Assists Others to Camplify Online Programming
After 14 years at the helm of ROI Community, Justin Korda has been named Deputy CEO of the Schusterman Foundation-Israel. Justin will lead some of the Foundation's existing work in Israel and develop a new portfolio that will expand their investments into additional focus … [Read more...] about ROI Community and Schusterman Foundation-Israel Announce Leadership Changes