Hakhel Resources: Work with People

A unique resource library for Jewish Intentional Communities.

Inspiration. Tools. Support.

The right model of leadership

by Simon Sinek | WOBI
After all, without trust it is not going to work. Listening to this speaker, from a different field, is an interesting way to open real questions. Do we know how to create and nourish a trusting enviroment?
Ask yourself: Am I trustworthy? In what sense? Who do I expect to trust me? Why?

Honoring the Conversation: Turning a Neighborhood into a Community in Intown Atlanta

by Stephen Wing
Is a true story, believe it or not. People can really change reality by voicing ideas in a heartful way. You can do it too.
Tell yourself about a conflict you experienced in the past. Write down some ideas you could have used for a better outcome. Share with other members and ask for feedback.

I Am Here; Hear Me Bark: Comedy, Disability, and the Inclusive Synagogue

by Eli Talk Pamela Schuller
Inclusivity and acceptance are part of the living spirit of any Jewish community. This video is worth a thousand words on the topic.

Loneliness: The Existential Jewish Problem

by ELI Talk Rabbi Marc Katz
How can we make our communities nourish our broader needs of its members and become a force in tackling lonliness?
Ask your community members about lonely moment they have sensed within the community. Ask them to share it, and offer ideas for gestures which could according to them minimize that feeling. Write it down and share with all the community. Try do the same with the children.

Compassion and the true meaning of Empathy

by Joan Halifax
One of the strongest tools ever is compassion. Watch this powerful talk, it is more than worth you time.

How to get from diversity to inclusion

by Dolly Chugh
Dolly Chugh shares with us a useful perspective regarding warming up the room for the sake of better team working.

Makom?s Community in Mitzpe Ramon

Have you thought about it: The link between parenting and community life? Take a look!
Ask yourself- What are the parenting challenges you face in your daily life? Ask your fellows what are they struggling with. Imagine what could you and your community gain from sharing, processing and learning together parenting tools....

The Israeli Diaspora as a Catalyst for Jewish Peoplehood

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?