Hakhel Resources: Connect via Judaism
A unique resource library for Jewish Intentional Communities.
Inspiration. Tools. Support.
by Richard Friedman
This piece explores the integral connection between social justice, welfare and community.
Ask your board members: in what sense we apply already to these values and where do we still have a way to go. Good luck!
by the Reut Institute
One of the biggest questions to be tackled: what is the significance of Israeli diaspora in Jewish peoplehood?
What is your experience in this context?
by Simone Somekh, The Forward
Sense of belonging is what turns a community meanningful. This live and kicking community does what many others should do. Read more.
by Aharon Ariel Lavi
A remarkable gem of wisdom about the infinite balance between nature and humanity.
Choose the piece you feel more aligned with and try to tell the story of your community with it. What is the vision of your community in this context?
by Yocheved Sidof
Pluralism means something different to everyone, based on their cultural normals and social background. This piece explores the implications of pluralism as the writer understands it.
How familiar are you with 'other' streams of Judaism? Test yourself
by Ari Elias-Bachrach
Hakhel is a rare Mitzvah, performed only once every seven years after the Shmita year. This sourcesheet makes a brief intorduction to the origins and practice of Hakhel, and largest national gathering in ancient Israel.
Tags: Tools & Case Study
by Pof. Lars Dencik
?I? need a ?we? to become truly ?me?. What are the possible answers to nationalism, xenophobia and antisemitism? Be surprised of this sharp new concept.
What are your natural reactions once facing antisemitism?
by Aharon Ariel Lavi
This sourcesheet is divided into chapters. You can either study them one after the other or go straight to the issues that are most interesting for you.
by Daniel Spiro, Spiritual Fringe blog
Living your passion is not just beautiful, it is powerful as well. This story shows how much power you can gain of insisting on an accurate connection between core faith and the implementaion format of your belief.
by Yael Levine
Where is the line between healthy expressions of individualism and communal unity? This piece discusses the question in depth.