Publication Date: January 2002
Publisher: Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life
Author(s): Mark X. Jacobs; Shaul Kelner; Sally Gottesman
Research Area: Culture and religion
Keywords: Renewal and Renaissance; Adulthood; Youth Engagement; Leadership
This issue of Contact explores possibilities of young adult Jews finding gateways into increased Jewish involvement through initiatives launched on their own terms. Mark X. Jacobs discusses Jewish environmentalism. Sally Gottesman discusses Kolot: The Center for Jewish Women's and Gender Studies. Brian Gaines discusses Joshua Venture: A Fellowship for Jewish Social Entrepreneurs. Amy Amiel and Martin Kaminer discuss Bikkurim: An Incubator for New Jewish Ideas. Also included are articles by Shaul Kelner, Amy Tobin, Nigel Savage, Rhoda A. Weisman, Steven M. Cohen, Natalie Goldfein, and Sara Paasche-Orlow.
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