Hakhel Resources: Intentional Community

A unique resource library for Jewish Intentional Communities.

Inspiration. Tools. Support.

Twin Oaks: An egalitarian community

by Transition Bus
Isn't as isoteric as it might sound. This format is a modular one and worth thinking of.
Check what are your feelings and beliefs regarding egalliation. What brought you to see it that way?

National Council of Mission Driven Communities in Israel, video

by Mandel Foundation
If you heaven't heard yet the name Mandel Foundation, check it out.

Join the fourth Jewish Intentional Communities Conference by Rachel Aronson, Jewschool

by Rachel Aronson
The power of gathering is bigger than words. Joining the year conerence of intentional communities is not for nothing a real milestone for all participants.

Lesbian Only Intentional Community Outlast Others: The Ozark Land Holding Association

by Andy Shupe
Once you feel the mission is stronger than your plans, you might find yourself working on a life project which will be meaningful and inspiring for others. Take a look at this uncommon story.
This quote is the guideline of this unique community. Where does it meet your team, your community? All decisions center on a "triangle of interest," taking into account the effect on the individual, the community and the land. "We depend on each other."

Grassroots Activism Starts at Home

by Dan Hines
Where is your personal mission touching the communal mission? It's all about crystalizing it. This is a beautiful perspective to take with you.

Four Steps to a Stronger Community by Aharon Ariel Lavi and Meredith Levick, eJewishPhilanthropy

by Meredith Levick and Aharon Ariel Lavi
If make it simple, history tells what made communities stand strong. Read the basic conclusions fron the leaders of Hakhel.

From Group to Community

by Dr. Sara Shadmi-Wortman
Once you want to reveal this magical process of community building, you need a clear language for it. Here is a useful way to get a grip on it.

Calls for More Cooperative Housing

by Michelle Bruch, Southwest Journal
Read how to make intentional communities rise up in the urban setting. This is a nice step!

Common Denominators of The Communities I Visited

by Michael Livni
Some of our most fundamental milestones appear in this article in such a fluent way, you will want to check it out and let it sink in. A wonderful insight, you will probably start identifying examples in the world around you after you recognise this phenomena.
What is the best way to describe the atmosphere of your shared time and space? Do your fellows feel the same?

As Different as Sour Cream and Applesauce, and Yet… by Rabbi Debbie Bravo, MyJewishLearning

by Debbie Bravo
How often do we all fall in to the trap of making assumption... Here is what happens when you overcome them.