A few years ago, the ROI Community and LimmudLA
teamed up to present "Friends of Innovation," a casual get-together for people to meet and network over drinks, and also to schmooze about Jewish life, culture, tradition and innovation (2010 video here
Then in 2011, Jumpstart
and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
joined ROI and LimmudLA as sponsors of the event, which by then was named "Cocktails for Innovators" (2011 video here
But 2012 demanded something that was evocative of the warmth and feel of the original, but with a little bit of disruption to challenge the way we think about living and being Jewish in this richly innovative and creative time.