We’re proud to announce the winners of this year’s first round of Young Adult Innovation Grants! A huge congratulations to these amazing recipients (and their equally-amazing programs):
- Nehar Shalom Community Synagogue: Social Justice Beit Midrash
- Jewish Women’s Archive: Power Couples Boston
- The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture: Interfaith Havurah on the Hill
- Uprooted: Chizuk Support Group Network Development
- The Shabbat Project, Inc. (dba OneTable): One Table Boston: Prototype
- New England Yachad: The Outing Club – Adventure, Leadership Skills and Fun!
- From The Depths @ The Giving Back Fund: The Torah Project
- The MEM Project: Fusing Cultures: Creating a Collaborative Window Exploring our Interfaith Connection Through Glass and Paper
Next up: the winners of our Mezzanine and Venture Grants! Check out next month’s Rundown for all the details. Want a chance to put yourself on the list? Apply for the next round
of grant funding!
THINGS IN THE CITY
Greece is the word
Yeah, you heard us—this year’s Young Adult Summer Mission is going to Israel and GREECE!! Before you break out your passport (you already did, didn’t you?) get all the details at our info session on February 25
We’ve got the power!
From kings, to prophets, to priests, the Hebrew Bible showcases several models of human power—but each face unique challenges. On February 10, Dr. Erica Brown helps examine these examples
and their relevance to today during The Genesis Forum’s latest session.
One city, two peoples, three religions
IDF Colonel (Ret.) and Israel expert Miri Eisen joins israel360 on February 24 for a fascinating discussion
on geopolitics in Jerusalem. Explore the epicenter of the city’s potential to bring about religious fervor, and discuss new ideas for its future.
Want the rundown (see what we did there?) on all things Israel? Email Karen at email@example.com!
On February 25, our partners, JCRC, will host the Annual Legislative Reception to honor an outstanding group of women leaders who’ve done incredible work in government, advocacy and the community. The event is free (!) but registration is required—secure your spot now
Feelin’ hot, hot, hot
Eser’s spring series explores ten hot social issues you can’t ignore, covering an array of uber-relative happenings ripe for discussion. Check out the topics and sign up now
If you build it…
Come on down to the InterContinental Hotel on March 30 for the Real Estate, Construction & Design Annual Dinner! Network with industry peers, help us honor Robert and David Epstein of The Abbey Group, and hear from keynote speaker Mayor Martin J. Walsh. You can register right here, right now
In just a few short months, the days will be longer, the weather will be warmer and you’ll be jetsetting off to Israel! That’s right, summer Birthright Israel will be here before you know it. Stay tuned for registration information—or, if you’re a go-getter, email Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org
to get on our VIP list for CJP’s Boston Community Birthright Israel bus!
See Israel with Pride
Join members of the LGBTQ community from across
North America for a groundbreaking mission
to Israel! From May 26-June 2, you’ll meet with Israel’s top LGBTQ politicians, business leaders and innovators, spend time with IDF members, experience culture and cuisine, and so much more.
Want more bite-sized bits of all things fantastic? Sign up for QuickPicks on The Network and check out last month’s highlights.
THINGS WE LOVE
Pic of the Month
Our amazing Jewgooders Co-chairs—Emily Zoback, Ross Yellin, and Staci Weber—took a moment off from the fun to shine for our cameras. #CJPRundown
THINGS THAT ARE JEWISH
And get excited for this month’s candlelighting
- February 5 | 4:45 p.m.
- February 12 | 4:54 p.m.
- February 19 | 5:03 p.m.
- February 26 | 5:12 p.m.
Questions? Ideas? Let’s chat! Reply to this email or reach out to Dani Weinstein, Senior Director, CJP Young Adult Initiative at email@example.com.