Hakhel Resources: Jewish Spirit
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 Sebastian Schulman, the Yiddish Book Center
This short video gives the sense of glue which brings people together.
Section: Work Towards a Mission
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 Yael Levine
Where is the line between healthy expressions of individualism and communal unity? This piece discusses the question in depth.
by Danny Gold
How is it that in communities build around social activism, the core value of loving your neighbour can be forgotton? This resource can help you get to the bottom of the problem
Design an event dedicated to this theme. Let the children offer an activity, where they can play their role in the community
by Eli Talk David Bratslavsky
Try to imagine what could be to achieved if your community was more united. This resource will provide you with seven tools to acheive this.
Ask your partners and yourself: In what way are we modeling unity? How is our internal dialog reflecting openness and unity?
by Sharon Brous
Sharon Brous renews the value of religion. It's fresh, it's brave, it's touching.
What are the feelings regarding religion at your community? Give space to all voices and see what it will bring