By Sarah Glidden, Cartoonist and Author of How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less. With the help of an ROI Micro Grant Sarah flew to Buenos Aires, Argentina to run workshops at the Viñetas Sueltas Comics Festival.
By Brian Elliot,, Founder of Friendfactor, a gay rights organization for straight supporters, and Principal at Elliot Strategy. With the help of an ROI Micro Grant Brian learned how to build websites on his own! Take a look at his video blog to see how he did it.
And don't forget to check out his new website!
By Samantha Sisisky who is currently volunteering for Yahel, an educational organization that offers service learning and social action programs in Israel. We received this blog from Rachel Olstein Kalpan who is currently spearheading a campaign to raise funds for Yahel's activities via the 2013 Tel Aviv marathon.
You can learn more about their campaign and donate here: http://www.indiegogo.com/YahelFriendsByNature/x/1853047
By Marcell Kenesei. Marcell is Director of Centropa Hungary programs, and is also currently running Centropa's network for European Jewish schools. An ROI Micro Grant gave Marcell the opportunity to attend the Shifting Thought Shifting Action Program in Berlin in February 2013.
By Joel Stanley, Director of International Programming for Moishe House. Thanks to an ROI Micro Grant, Joel was able to participate in the 2013 Shifting Thought Shifting Action ROIConnection Point in Berlin.
By Rebecca Guber, Director of the Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Artists. With the help of an ROI Micro Grant Rebecca had the opportunity to be a Facilitator and Cultural Curator for the Shifting Thought Shifting Action Retreat in Berlin in February 2013.
By Warren Hoffman, the Director of Arts and Cultural Programming for the Gershman Y, a Jewish arts and culture community center in Philadelphia. Warren is also a playwright and his new play, The Last, was named a recipient of the 2008 Foundation for Jewish Culture Theatre Projects Grant and was a finalist for the Dorothy Silver Playwriting Competition. WIth the help of his ROI Micro Grant, Warren will be completing a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from LaSalle University. This is the 5th blog in the series. Click here to read his previous blog. Click here to read his next blog.
By Martin Schubert, Founder of the Mendelssohn X project and blogger for Jewdyssee Lifestyle in Berlin/Germany. With the help of an ROI Micro Grant, Martin was able to publish the first Mendelssohn X book with short stories and distribute it .