MORE THAN 150 YOUNG JEWISH INNOVATORS FROM 31 COUNTRIES TO ATTEND GLOBAL SUMMIT IN JERUSALEM
ROI Community Summit, July 2-6, 2017, Hotel Yehuda
More than 150 of the Jewish world’s leading young change makers from 31 countries will convene in Jerusalem July 2-6 for the 2017 ROI Summit to seek knowledge, partnerships and inspiration that will empower them to help reshape the Jewish future. The ROI Summit is the flagship program of ROI Community, an initiative of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.
We are excited to celebrate the incredible women in our network who are devoting their time and talent to empowering other women! Here, we asked a few amazing ROIers to tell us a bit about themselves and their initiatives. This is just a sampling of the many individuals within our network who are devoted to blazing a trail of confidence, equality and dreaming big for generations of women to come.
Recently, ROI Community members and fellow members of the Schusterman network gathered at the JPost headquarters in Jerusalem for a professional development workshop about best practices in writing op-eds. The session, co-led by Editor-In Chief, Yaakov Katz, and Op-Ed Editor, Seth Frantzman, was fun and informative! Below, catch up on some of the tips Seth provided to workshop attendees on how to make their thought pieces stand out.
Many of us in ROI Community live by Hillel’s saying; “If I'm not for myself who will be? But if I am only for myself, who am I? And if not now, when?” We should never forget the first part, that to take better care of others, we should take better care of ourselves, and not postpone it to tomorrow.
"I am Salonica," explained Rena Molcho to our group of 30 ROIers and Connection Point participants, eight talented Israelis well-known in the music industry (among them, Berry Sakharof, Ehud Banai and Shai Tzabari), and a team of ten educators from the Jerusalem Secular Yeshiva. Molcho is a historian. She led one of the tours and a Jewish history session during the ROI Thessoloniki Delegation in mid December, 2016. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Molcho was one of the first Jewish children born in Thessaloniki, Greece (also known as Salonica), after WWII.
By now, we've probably all seen coverage of the atrocities in Syria all over our newsfeeds. Hopefully, we're left asking the question: what can I do? In light of recent discussions amongst ROIers, we wanted to compile some ideas for how we can all get involved.