Every year at about this time, JCast Network Executive Director and Producer takes a moment to reflect on the year that was, and to ask you, our JCast Network listeners to stand up and support the work that we do, the podcasts that we create, and the Jewish Education, information and life that we try […]
Welcome to the first episode of Re-Arranged, a podcast about the FYI show Arranged that follows three couples as they prepare for what the show says is an “arranged” marriage. In this episode we focus on an issue that the Orthodox Jewish couple are confronting, that of the Sheitel (headcovering), which is something that traditional orthodox […]
The JJP 6th grade-students spent 5 Sundays in 2016 learning about social justice through a Jewish lens, and created this podcast exploring the theme as it plays out in New York City. Students met with and interviewed Jewish leaders in the social justice sphere, and explored the Jewish value of “Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof” (“Justice, Justice […]
You’ve seen the #IceBucketChallenge now it’s time for the #ElulMitzvahChallenge. As we enter the month of preparing for the High Holy Days we are aiming to have mitzvot go viral. Listen to find out more about how you can be part of the #ElulMitzvahChallenge and visit the website www.elulmitzvahchallenge.com. http://media.blubrry.com/jcasttotalfeed/p/JCastNetwork.org/storage/Smorg/MitzvahChallenge.mp3Podcast: Download
Join Sara Shapiro-Plevan of Rimonim Consulting as she leads a conversation entitled “The $54,000 Strategy, Step 2: Making Change Happen.” This conversation was sparked by an article by Mark S. Young entitled The $54,000 Strategy: A Bold Solution to Undervaluing our Jewish Professionals The goals of the conversation was to think forward about effecting change […]
Launching a nonprofit venture is one of the most powerful and fulfilling ways we can make a difference.
So, how can you build a nonprofit that will transform your personal passion for social change – from that first a-ha moment when inspiration strikes, into an impactful, well funded and managed organization? How can you keep your vision alive from your first proudest moments of founding to the gut-wrenching milestone of passing on the reins of leadership at the right time?
These are some of the questions that are discussed in The Art of Doing Good: Where Passion Meets Action (Jossey Bass, 2012) by Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon of The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies.
In this episode of Smorgasbord, JCast Network Executive Director and host Darone Ruskay speaks with the authors to learn more about the book and their vision of social entrepreneurism.
For more information about the book, please visit ArtOfDoingGood.com. The book is available now on Amazon.com.
On Thursday, July 26th, JCast Network host Rabbi Michael Knopf who hosts The Tisch, spoke at a program organized by the Interfaith Center (interfaithcenterpa.org) along with the Reverend Rob McClellan of the Tabernacle United Church (http://www.tabunited.org). Both clergy reflected on their thoughts after experiencing the Dead Sea Scrolls, currently on display at the Philadelphia’s Franklin […]