By Alvina Hovhannisyan, Board Member of Paideia Alumni Association, Lecturer at Yerevan State University, and tutor of “Jewish study week” annual seminar project in Armenia. With the help of an ROI Micro Grant Alvina attended “Shifting Thought Shifting Action” in Berlin in February 2013.
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 David Brown, the coordinator of Jewish Social Action Forum
As an ROI member and professional at JHub, I was thrilled to participate in a workshop that highlighted the shared goal ROI and JHub have of empowering people to innovate Jewish Life. Indiegogo are the world largest crowdfunding platform. Amy Lesnick was a fantastic facilitator, taking the time to get to know everyone in the room, their current project and broader interests – and then weaving this in to the training and advice she delivered. Amy also provided lots of great examples of crowdfunding campaigns that have worked.
The ‘Community Lover's Guide’ is a global project highlighting and celebrating people-led initiatives. This global project aims to tell the stories of the people and organizations that are shaping communities.
ROI Community member, graphic designer, Elliot Cowan from the UK visited the ROI offices in Jerusalem and, for the benefit of ROI members and other Jewish professionals, he has shared some useful and key tips for what one should consider when creating an e-newsletter.