Check out the reflections and recorded LiveStreaming from the South African Young Jewish Innovators Gathering, held Feb. 11-12 in Johannesburg! You can find photos from the gathering on our Flickr page.
Following the gathering, eJewishPhilanthropy ran a series of reflections from gathering participants.
Jewish South African Innovation: From the Goldmines to the Garden Patch By Seth Cohen
The South African Jewish community, like all Jewish communities, is filled with knowledge, creativity, chesed and, of course, complexity. It is one that has a rich and proud history, bringing its unique Jewish spirit to a continent that is rife with challenges and ripe with opportunity. Read more
Boldly Going Where No Jew Has Gone Before By David Jacobson
Perhaps the greatest innovation of the South African Young Jewish Innovators Gathering was in actually gathering young South African Jews together. After all, 10 Jews make a minyan; 50 Jews from different spaces and different places make a “Metzuyan”—a space of excellence. Read more Read More »