No need to wander this Passover — JVG’ers have your holiday resources covered!
1. Wilderness Torah‘s (’10) next festival, Passover in the Desert, will take place from Thursday, April 17, to Monday, April 21, in Panamint Valley, near Death Valley, SE California.
2. Jewish Farm School (’10) offered, as part of its Shtetl Skills series,…
It’s not too late to join the largest convening of Jewish innovators and entrepreneurs in North America! The deadline to apply for The Collaboratory has been extended to Monday, April 7th. Apply now!
The Collaboratory was born to provide a forum for emerging leaders to build relationships, strengthen skills, and connect the right dots to advance their work.
Recognition from Slingshot, The Covenant Foundation, and The Jewish Daily Forward:
Mazal tov to the 12 JVG Fellows and Alumni selected as top innovative Jewish organizations and featured in the 2013-2014 Slingshot Guide:
- G-dcast (Sarah Lefton ’10)
- Jewish Farm School (Nati Passow ’10)
- The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (Mitch Braff
The Kavana Collective has just released its FY 2013 Annual Report: Personalized Judaism in a Community Context. Take a look to see 2010 Alumnus Rachel Nussbaum‘s success!
Some highlights of the highlights:
93% of partners have referred friends to Kavana more than once
81% of partners have increased their Jewish activity at home; 95% have increased their…
From new program forays to exciting video debuts, our Fellows and Alumni are sprouting amazing things this spring:
NewGround’s teen leadership program featured in local news: Muslim and Jewish teens’ culminating service project fights hunger in Los Angeles. Check out the video here.
Matt Bar of Bible Raps to speak at upcoming…
How can we, as the Jewish innovation sector, leverage our collective resources to provide valuable opportunities to our communities’ innovators and emerging leaders? An idea was hatched… and The Collaboratory was borne.
Together with Bikkurim, PresenTense, ROI Community, and UpStart, JVG convened our exceptional program participants from across the country and around the world for an intensive day of…
Joshua Venture Group is committed to deepening our impact by building on our work with our Fellows and their ventures beyond the two years of the Dual Investment Program. One of the first fruits of this endeavor is the launch of our Alumni pilot program, designed to provide on-going, impactful support to our Alumni, allowing them to focus intently on…
JVG’s “dual investment” program model is profiled by Geri Stengel, as she illuminates the elements of a successful business plan competition.
Read the full article here.
Like apples and honey, working together to move the needle on inclusion yields sweet rewards. Lisa Lepson guest posts on Zeh Lezeh, reflecting on JVG’s partnership with the Ruderman Family Foundation thus far, and how our winning combination will help nurture the 2012-2014 Ruderman Fellow, Elana Naftalin-Kelman, and her venture, Rosh Pina.
Read the full blog post here.
We are pleased to partner with The AVI CHAI Foundation to support two Fellows working to enhance the field of day school education. Lisa Lepson guest posts on AVI CHAI’s blog this month, to share the right ingredients for growing innovation in day school education.
Read the complete blog post here.