by Becky Adelberg, JCC Chicago Parashat Re’eh Editor’s Note: Welcome to D’varim HaMakom: The JOFEE Fellows Blog! This is our inaugural post. Most weeks throughout the year, you’ll be hearing from the JOFEE Fellows: reflections on their experiences, successful programs they’ve planned and implemented, gleanings from the field, and connections to the weekly Torah portion and what they’ve learned from their experiences with place in their host communities for the year. Be sure to check back weekly! PS Interested in being or hosting a JOFEE Fellow? Applications for cohort two are now open for both prospective fellows and prospective host institutions! And now, on to Becky’s post … I’m thrilled for this opportunity to write about one of my favorite events of the year: Shabbat on the Lake. To me, Shabbat on the Lake is more than an event. It is a mindset, a movement, a gathering of all corners of the Jewish community; it’s a tapestry of various affiliations, ways of engaging with Judaism and the possibility of a Jewish community who focuses on things that unite us as opposed to what divides us. Shabbat on the Lake’s inception at JCC Chicago arose six years ago to show young Jewish adults various […]
Tag Archives | pushing the envelope farm
Hazon Presents Vision Award to Three in Chicago
Hazon delivers Vision awards to three amazing Jewish environmental projects
Week 7: Milwaukee – Indianapolis
By Hazon on July 25, 2012 in Cross-USA Ride, Rides
The Hazon Cross-USA Ride travels from Madison to Chicago this week. See where it’s stopping!
Tour De Farm?
By Hazon on February 29, 2012 in California Ride, Cross-USA Ride, Farming, Food, Israel Ride, New York Ride, Rides
You may or may not have visited a farm, but have you ever biked to one?
Cross USA Ride Spotlight: Minneapolis, MN to Washington, DC
By Hazon on January 10, 2012 in Cross-USA Ride, Rides
Can’t do the full 10 weeks? Meet the Cross-USA Riders halfway through their journey!