[The following article is offered as a partnership between eJP and the Clergy Leadership Incubator program (CLI). CLI is a two-year program to support and encourage congregational rabbis and rabbinic entrepreneurs in the areas of innovative thinking, change management and institutional transformation. CLI is directed by Rabbi Sid Schwarz and is fiscally sponsored by Hazon. Each month CLI offers a Synagogue Innovation Blog. Past columns can be … [Read more...] about My Road to the “Open Dor”
Slingshot has released its 13th Slingshot Guide to Jewish Innovation, which highlights some of the most ground-breaking organizations in Jewish life today.
In the guide’s introduction, Stefanie Rhodes - Slingshot’s Executive Director - explained that this year’s guide celebrates organizations led by and for Jews of color, LGBTQ Jews, Latinx Jews, Jews of every denomination, those who identify as Jew-“ish” and those who are seeking connection … [Read more...] about Slingshot introduces
the Class of 2018
By Stefanie Rhodes
With deep pride and gratitude, I am delighted to present the 13th Slingshot Guide to Jewish Innovation. Throughout these pages, you will encounter some of the most forward-thinking organizations in Jewish life that are responding to urgent challenges and offering new ways to build a diverse and dynamic Jewish future.
This guide celebrates organizations led by and for Jews of color, LGBTQ Jews, Latinx Jews, Jews of every … [Read more...] about Slingshot celebrates
its Bat Mitzvah
Calling all Jewish innovators and innovative Jewish organizations: the application for The 2018 Slingshot Guide is now available! Visit the website to learn more and apply to be featured as one of the most innovative Jewish organizations in North America! The 2018 Slingshot Guide will be published in Spring 2018. For more information, visit: http://slingshotfund.org/slingshot-guide-application-2018/ Applications close October 19th, 2017. … [Read more...] about Applications Open: 2018 Slingshot Guide
By Todd J. Sukol In the nearly 10 years since bestselling author and popular speaker Scott Berkun famously implored the world to “stop saying innovation,” we in the Jewish philanthropic and nonprofit world show no sign of heeding his sage advice. Scott, whose credits include the bestseller The Myths of Innovation, makes a nearly irrefutable case that the word innovation has lost meaning and become noise pollution. Instead, he encourages … [Read more...] about “Innovation”: What to make of a word that just won’t go away