July 20, 2023

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Building Spiritual Connections Locally and Digitally

Casper ter Kuile, CEO of the Nearness and author of and author of the Power of Ritual, talks to JFN President and CEO Andres Spokoiny about his work in seeking to create a new structure of community experience that uses the ease and accessibility of the internet while also building local connections that become deep friendships. This episode dives  into what the spiritual leadership of the post-COVID world looks like, which models of community we can learn from in creating spiritual belonging, and the importance of the Jewish community asking itself the hard, uncomfortable questions about where it’s going.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emet

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of JFN member Noa Shoham Eliasaf.

A social activist and passionate advocate for democracy and justice We send our deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.

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  • Israel's Original Constitutional Sin: The JFN/IDI Series
  • Countering Antisemitism: Navigating the U.S. Strategy's Strengths and Hurdles
  • Fighting Hate in Schools through Novel Holocaust Initiatives
  • Kas ba Kas: The Humanitarian Plight Facing Jews in Ethiopia

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