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Feedback is good!

One of the most salient pieces of feedback we’ve heard in the process of launching ADRABA is: “No one I know goes to ADRABA.”  It’s true!  No one you know goes to ADRABA… because ADRABA is a brand new program for Jewish high schoolers. And yet, this tidbit of feedback...

Community in an “Uncomfortable Time”

Steven Windmueller doesn’t pull any punches in today’s eJewishPhilanthropy item entitled “Tough Questions for an Uncomfortable Moment in Time.” As Elul is a time for introspection, he reflects on the present moment.  “We are living with new realities,” he states. Each...

We Like to be Scared, Don’t We?

Many phenomena accompany the hottest weeks of summer. The inevitable traffic jam on the way up to the cottage – and back. The sunscreen-stained scrawl of camp letters assuring one and all that fun is being had. However, with certain children, that list would not...

What Now Seems Like Ancient History

I am a basketball fan. However, being from Chicago, and having experienced Michael and Scottie and Dennis bring the Larry O’Brien trophy to the Windy City FIVE TIMES… what can I say? I am happy for y’all and the Raptors. I hope Kawhi stays. But it’s been eleven days...

“Truly Disruptive Jewish Education”

Jack Wertheimer recently penned a piece about the need for “truly disruptive Jewish education.” Here’s a choice quote which captures what ADRABA is about top to tail.  Emphases mine. If we focus the conversation around what Jews need in order to become active...