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Melbourne woman selected for Schusterman Fellowship

By J-Wire

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation has selected 30 outstanding Jewish professional and volunteer leaders from around the world for the third cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship. The Fellowship is an executive-level leadership program that features individualised professional development experiences and empowers Fellows to address specific needs within their organisations.

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LeShana Haba’a BeShanghai

By Andrés Spokoiny and Tracie Olcha

These gatherings also send a clear message to Jewish communities in Asia: they are not alone, they are an integral part of the Jewish family, and we are willing and eager to work with them for our shared benefit. The task of linking the Jewish world to Asia can’t rest only on the shoulders of Hong Kong’s or Singapore’s five thousand Jews. It needs to be a global task, involving Israel and the entire Jewish world.

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LaunchPad Launch

By J-Wire

A three-day annual retreat providing an opportunity for members of Australia’s Jewish community passionate about re-imagining Jewish life and social change in Australia to connect with like minded people, to think, create and lead together will take place in May.

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Teen Funders Network Announces New Teen Foundation Boards

By e-Jewish Philanthropy

The Jewish Teen Funders Network (JTFN), the central resource for the quickly growing field of Jewish teen philanthropy, has selected three new grantees – from three different countries – to the second cohort of its Teen Foundation Board Incubator: Combined Jewish Philanthropies in partnership with Gann Academy and Hebrew College in Boston, MA.; Australian Jewish Funders in Melbourne, Australia; and UJA Federation’s Centre for Jewish Education in Toronto, Canada.

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LaunchPad for New Leaders

By Evan Zlatkis

Young Jews from around the country are being offered the opportunity to participate in a special leadership training seminar later this year.

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First Ever Australian Jewish Innovation Hub Launches

By e-Jewish Philanthropy

On Thursday 4 July an exciting and innovative new project aimed at engaging the Jewish community will be launched in Melbourne. As the first Australian Jewish innovation hub for entrepreneurs, social innovators and change-makers, The Eden Project will inspire, engage and develop a new generation of Jewish leaders who can address challenges facing the Jewish community through social entrepreneurship and innovation.

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The Eden Project

By Romy Grace

The Eden Project is the first Australian Jewish innovation hub for emerging entrepreneurs, social innovators and change-makers. It aims to inspire, engage and develop a new generation of Jewish leaders who can address challenges facing the Jewish community through social entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Filling the Communal Black Hole

By Jo Silver

Is there really a black hole into which all Jewish 24 – 40 year olds disappear? Hasn’t this always been a problem? What happens to young adult leaders who make their way up the ranks in AUJS and Youth Groups? Do they take a 20 year break whilst they establish careers and families?

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Moishe's in da House

By David Werdiger

Australian Jewish Funders (AJF), drawing inspiration from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation(USA), is taking a leading role in helping to facilitate more of this activity in Australia. AJF is a peer network of funders who gather to learn from each other, strengthen the network that shares a vision of engaged philanthropy and fosters a culture of giving that reflects our Jewish and personal values. The Schusterman Foundation is one of the leading Jewish foundations in the USA, whose vision is to empower young Jews to create Jewish life, strengthen global Jewish communities, connect with the state of Israel, and repair the world…

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Investing in the community's future

By Timna Jacks

YOUNG Jewish voices from Melbourne and Sydney came together on Sunday for the country’s first Australian Gathering for Young Jewish Leaders, jointly hosted by the Australian Jewish Funders (AJF) and ROI Community, a global network of young Jewish innovators…

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