By Rob France The American college campus is one of the most unstable contexts for Jewish programming during this pandemic. Each campus is making different choices, and even major decisions are having to be changed at short notice. Campus professionals are having a tough time … [Read more...] about Want to Thrive During the Pandemic? Learn How to Fail Smart
Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
Leichtag Foundation has announced that, effective November 1st, Chaya Gilboa will assume the position of Executive Director of Jerusalem Philanthropic Initiatives, an Israeli NGO established by Leichtag to strengthen civil society and enhance philanthropy in Jerusalem. In her … [Read more...] about Chaya Gilboa Appointed Executive Director of Jerusalem Philanthropic Initiatives
By Rob France The last twenty years has seen the rapid rise of experiential education. What you learn is who you meet; what you learn is how you feel. The message is the message, but the medium is also the message. Birthright Israel, the rise of cohort-based fellowships and … [Read more...] about What Happens When Experiential Education Is Just a Screen in a Different Room?
By Justin Pines Jewish camps provide us with joy, connection and transformation. Camp and the formative teenage Jewish experiences that come with it are irreplaceable. It is no coincidence that many leaders of our communities were campers and counselors. In the face of this … [Read more...] about Camp Is Closed. Welcome to Virtual, Free, Super Camp. Bring Your Friends.
By Rabbi Rachel Timoner This week in Torah we begin the Book of Leviticus, Vayikra. The covenant has been established. Now G-d calls to Moses, commanding him with instructions for how the people are to engage with G-d on a continual basis. They are both to draw near and remain … [Read more...] about Engagement as an Imperative