Shoresh's Bela Farm
Currently in its early stages of development, Shoresh’s Bela Farm is a 115-acre rural center for sustainable, land-based Judaism in Hillsburgh, Ontario. Serving the Toronto Jewish community and surrounding areas, Bela Farm is a place to explore and strengthen Jewish roots through earth-based living and sustainable food production, guided by Jewish environmental and social ethics.
Tivnu: Building Justice
Tivnu: Building Justice empowers Jews to take an active role in addressing basic human needs, particularly shelter. Based in Portland, Oregon, Tivnu participants learn construction skills, build affordable housing and other essential projects, explore Jewish texts and history, and study contemporary socio-economic issues in order to provide a solid foundation for Jewish social justice work.
Rosh Pina will support Jewish institutions to become special needs certified by leading them through a year-long journey during which the institution engages in deep study on the board, clergy, lay leader and teacher level, and will include aspects of community building, program modification and development.
Tamritz is a national learning network for Jewish day school students and teachers. Students participate in digital badge learning to collaborate, co-create and co-learn. At the heart of Tamritz’s learning network is the ability for learners to follow their passions beyond the classroom walls through challenge-based learning, multiple learning pathways, and learning across contexts.
NewGround works to create a world in which trust and partnership replace the current atmosphere of mutual suspicion among Muslims and Jews.
Kevah catalyzes and supports a grassroots Jewish learning movement that engages Jewish identity and builds community through the study of classical Jewish texts.
Online Jewish Academy
Online Jewish Academy (OJA) strives to broaden the scope of Jewish education through innovative online, personalized, and collaborative educational programs. OJA meets the diverse, ever-evolving learning needs of Jewish students by connecting the promise of new educational technologies to values rooted in text, tradition, and humanity.
Bible Raps is an educational initiative that uses hip-hop music to breathe new life into the teaching of core Jewish texts.