Organizations & Community

A look at PresenTense, “a Jerusalem-based hub for a social entrepreneurship training institute, a magazine on Jewish and Israeli culture, a consulting and education service and a network of entrepreneurs, activists and professionals from around the Jewish world.� (Jerusalem Post)

A look at the success Hadassah is having in attracting women under age 50. (Jewish Journal)

Noam Neusner argues that the “Jewish community, convinced that mere ideas will transform the community, routinely turns to young talent for fresh thinking but rarely puts that talent to work in meaningful ways. Which is to say, nobody ever lets the geniuses actually run the show.� And for good reason. (Forward)

A look at the organization Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. (Washington Jewish Week)

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