Helen Bennett is currently working with the Ayni Institute, a training organization dedicated to creating and supporting local and national movements and communities with tools like escalation, mass training, decentralized organization, and systems of mutual aid. Helen is an alumna of the Adamah, Hadar, and JOIN Fellowships, has been a planning team member for Jewish Intentional Communities and Hazon Food Conferences, was an organizer for JOIN for Justice, is Rosh Organizer on the community board for the Moishe Kavod Jewish Social Justice House, and is a founder of the Lefty Shabbaton/Jewish Resilience Gathering.
By Helen Bennett
Response to Jewish Megatrends
The Jewish Megatrends thesis put forward by Rabbi Sid Schwarz offers a useful basic description of the current moment we are in as an American Jewish community. Here are some thoughts and reflections. Using Sid’s terms, I am a millennial and a covenantal Jew. Holding these identities, I have a lot of respect for the…
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