Sacred Spaces is developing the Safeguarding Children Campaign, the first open-source online community for Jewish youth-serving organizations (YSO) partnering together to prevent child maltreatment. The platform will feature Do-it-Yourself resources on 10 best practices in child protection, connect participants with other Jewish youth-serving organizations participating in the campaign, and provide guidance from expert consultants on […]
Purim is a time to celebrate and get in touch with the “inner you”. By making fun of the facades we hide behind, we can truly learn who we are. In contrast to the overt miracles of the holidays of Passover, Chanukah and other Jewish holidays, the miracle of the holiday of Purim was disguised […]
How do you being innovative Jewish projects to the forefront? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Seth Cohen of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation about their new micro grant project Make It Happen (http://makeithappen.schusterman.org). The #MakeItHappen site as a digital space where dreamers and doers can seed and grow new ideas that will […]
Did you know that many of your favorite comics were written by Jews? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with JT Waldman about Jewish comics and interactive education.
Video blogger Aaron Herman takes a look at the the Bedtime Shema app for android and apple created by Rusty Brick founders Ronnie & Barry Schwartz in memory of their mother. The Bedtime Shema app takes the child through the typical bedtime routine and ends with the child saying Shema in bed with the app. […]
AJWS is the only Jewish organization working to promote human rights through grassroots development in the most marginalized communities around the world. We believe that local organizations know what’s best for their own communities, and so we support their work to fight poverty, hunger and disease from the ground up. Global Circle is the community […]
As Succot approaches there is a global Lulav shortage. Egypt is one of the largest exporters of lulav’s. Due to the political instability in the middle east Egypt has banned farmers from exporting Lulav’s. This is causing global price hikes and shortages. On Sukkot, we are commanded to wave the Four Species, each noted for […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8c4nFu_ofY Founded in 2004, Sensi6, a non-profit event consulting and planning group emerged out of the desire to create charity events that target a younger generation of givers. Sensi6 focuses its attention on organizations that need help strengthening their presence in the United States and for whom such an event is truly critical. Through generous […]