As part of our 25th anniversary series, we are featuring stories from young leaders who #MakeItHappen in their communities. This story comes to us from NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation, dedicated to creating opportunities for Birthright Israel alumni to continue to experience the best of their trip even after they return.
Authors Carly Hoss and Derek Holodak founded Moishe House West Hartford in 2012. The mission of Moishe House is to provide low-barrier Jewish programming to the post-college/pre-congregant demographic of Jews in their 20′s through a grassroots model of Houses worldwide. What started as a fun experiment for four friends has grown into a network of 50+ houses in 14 countries on 5 continents in only six short years.
What does Jewish life look like after you graduate college? That’s the question we’ve spent the last few years trying to answer.