Do you sometimes feel like just a number in the eyes of large institutions? Allison Fine believes that there is no reason for this feeling should extend into institutions in the Jewish community; if anything, J... ewish community should be a sanctuary of individuality. Using Torah, Fine examines the value of the individual, and argues that by taking risks, Jewish institutions can subvert the problem of feeling like “just a number” in order to create communities in which each person feels deeply important.See lessSee more
The Rest is Commentary
It all began at 5 a.m. one day in February 2013, in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. That's when Ken Gordon and Yechiel Hoffman realized that the time was ripe for a grassroots overhaul of Jewish education.
Dear eJewish Philanthropists, My name is Ken Gordon, and I'm the social media manager at the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education. Our friends call us PEJE. Not long ago, I read a book called The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices by former MIT Media Lab director Frank Moss.
Allison Fine, Author, 'Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media'
The last time we chatted with social media expert Allison Fine, in 2010, her second book, The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting With Social Media to Drive Social Change (co-authored with Beth Kanter), had just been published.
Allison Fine is among the pre-eminent guides to the social media revolution. She is the author of Matterness: Fearless Leadership for a Social World and the award-winning Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age, as well as co-author of the bestselling The Networked Nonprofit. Fine’s gift is for converting uncertainty over rapid change into excitement over remaking organizations by the least expensive and most profitable means available: connecting with others.