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UpStart teen fellow creates gravity-powered washing machine

by Benjamin Rosenberg Few teenagers are able to travel to a foreign country to pitch their own invention. Then again, not many teenagers receive a patent before they start high school. Sophie Goldberg is that rare exception. Through her participation in the PresenTense Colorado Teen Fellowship (now the “UpStart Teen Fellowship”), she traveled to rural […]

SVARA Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Orot Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Mishkan Chicago Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

KAHAL Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Jewish Studio Project Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Jewish Kids Groups Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Jewish Enrichment Center Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Fuente Latina Completes the UpStart Accelerator

Jewish life is evolving. As the world rapidly changes, so do the diverse needs, interests, and values of modern Jews. Consequently, groundbreaking social entrepreneurs have taken on the mantle of widening the tent of Jewish life, offering new and unique approaches to meeting the spiritual and social needs of today’s community. They draw on our […]

Anshe Emet: Our CHIdush Team in Action

by Rabbi D’ror Chankin-Gould This piece was originally published in Anshe Emet’s newsletter, December 2017 If Moses begged Pharaoh to let the Jewish people go one time, and then walked away after he didn’t succeed, we would still be in Egypt. After the first set of tablets were broken, if we had shrugged our shoulders and given up, we would have no […]