by Joshua Avedon Seth Cohen recently challenged us to think about 5 key questions facing Jewish innovation. While we hope his excellent analysis continues to spark a broader conversation in the Jewish world, Jumpstart sees a big picture answer emerging to the "How?" issue he … [Read more...] about The Jewish Innovation Pipeline: A Google Chrome OS for New Jewish Organizations?
In his article “How PresenTense Defines Success for Ventures Launched,” Ariel Beery explains that when PresenTense claims that “11 out of the 27 ventures that PresenTense’s summer Institute launched in the first two years of existence are successes, we mean that 11 of those 27 ven … [Read more...] about Spelling Success Together
by Maya Bernstein Last Sunday, on a warm, sunny day in San Francisco, UpStart joined 30 educators, artists, and thinkers, and 350 Jews in their 20s and 30s at BJE’s 4th annual Young Adult Feast of Jewish Learning. The event continues to attract the Bay Area’s Jewish young adu … [Read more...] about Out of Egypt: What Do Moses & Obama Teach us about Passover?
by Maya Bernstein Two years ago, in an Op-Ed piece for the JTA, Ari Kelman spoke about a “wave of cultural and organizational creativity that American Jewry has not experienced since the early part of the 20th century.” Jewish American young adults, finding that existing ins … [Read more...] about UpStart’s Latest Innovators