Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our tradition’s intrinsic ability to shape contemporary expressions of Judaism’s enduring values. In … [Read more...] about 8 Brilliant Jewish Organizations Reimagine Jewish Life
By Maayan Hoffman eJewish Philanthropy Jerusalem will celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity on Wednesday, June 20, at the first-ever Jerusalem WeWork Creator Awards. Ten finalists in three categories - business ventures, nonprofit and performing arts - will compete for $700,000 in funding and the opportunity to win more at the Creator Awards Global Finals in New York in January 2019. Adam Neumann, CEO and co-founder of … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Creator Awards will Celebrate Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Making the World a Better Place
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
By Emily Winograd Vulnerability. Honesty. Risk-Taking. If you’re like many of us, these words more likely describe your improv class than the last professional conference you attended. With a full agenda of speakers, breakouts, and networking, professional gatherings often hit the mark on delivering high-quality, dynamic content, but don’t always create the space to wrestle with challenging questions or to explore new directions for a … [Read more...] about The Art of Risk-Taking: 3 Things We Learned at this Year’s Collaboratory