Research

Three More “i” Words: Innovation in Isolation is Irrelevant

20 February, 2013
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(This item by Joshua Avedon is cross-posted from the blog at eJewish Philanthropy.) A recent article on the eJewishPhilanthropy site, (Innovation Isn’t Dead, It’s Working February 5, 2013) raised concerns that last year’s merger of Hazon with the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center has sparked casual conversations about the end of the innovation era. The […]

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Jumpstart Co-founder Shawn Landres speaks to White House gathering of faith-based social entrepreneurs Jumpstart presented a Jewish perspective on social entrepreneurship at the July 11th White House Faith-Based Social Innovators Conference. The afternoon’s discussions offered new insights about the important role that faith-based social innovators play in expanding opportunity and addressing social issues. Senior White […]

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The Jewish Innovation Pipeline: A Google Chrome OS for New Jewish Organizations?

03 August, 2009
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/ By Joshua

(This item by Joshua Avedon is cross-posted from the blog at eJewish Philanthropy.) Seth Cohen recently challenged us to think about 5 key questions facing Jewish innovation. While we hope his excellent analysis continues to spark a broader conversation in the Jewish world, Jumpstart sees a big picture answer emerging to the "How?" issue he […]

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Spotlight on Jewish startups

04 March, 2009
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We’ve had a busy few weeks, and as our first post to the official Jumpstart blog we’d like to invite a discussion about the recent release of our first Research Report, Key Findings from the 2008 Survey of New Jewish Organizations.  Jumpstart partnered with The Natan Fund and The Samuel Bronfman Foundation for this first of its kind study of […]

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