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Charity, Sharing Ideas On The Future Of Charity And Philanthropy
After weeks of deliberation and the tally of more than 600,000 on-line votes, the Jewish Federations of North America has named its first Jewish Community Hero — Teaneck native Ari Teman, the founder of JCorps. He is credited as the creator of "Social Volunteering" by The Jewish Week which named him "36 below 36". The Kehillah Partnership — a Northern New Jersey program created in 2006 and linking the YJCC of Bergen County, the YM-YWHA of North Jersey, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey, and local synagogues — garnered some well-deserved reward in November at the Jewish Federations' General Meeting in Washington, D.C. Promoting cost- and useful resource-sharing initiatives in addition to joint programs, the enterprise is coordinated by Rabbi Noam Marans, associate director of Modern Jewish Life on the American Jewish Committee.

This 12 months's judges include scientist Dean Kamen (inventor of the Segway); filmmaker Tiffany Schlain (The Tribe”); actor Elliot Gould (MASH,” Associates”); screenwriter and director Etan Cohen (King of the Hill,” Idiocracy,” Tropic Thunder”); four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg; and last 12 months's nationwide honorees, together with Ari Teman, 2009's Jewish Group Hero of the yr and founder of JCorps, a program that connects younger individuals to volunteer alternatives around the world. Having been active in Russian Jewish group growth for over 10 years, in 2006 he co-based RAJE by joining with Mordechai Suchard, founder of Gateways, the grassroots Jewish training powerhouse, and business leader and philanthropist Ron Hersh.

JCorps, which he based two years in the past and runs solely as a volunteer, has fed over 21,000 meals to the hungry and visited a whole lot of seniors and sick kids within the USA, Israel, and Canada. If the title Ari Teman sounds acquainted, you might recall his harmful experience via Airbnb. The key to comedy, he says, is to attempt to be funny.” And it seems Teman has mastered that method up to now, as a result of not only has he received awards and played to offered-out crowds throughout the nation, he additionally earned the approval of U.S. President Barack Obama. A panel of judges from exterior the federation system selected Teman, 27, for the $25,000 Jewish Community Heroes prize after whittling down an inventory of larger than 400 nominees, which additionally included Rabbi Ephraim Simon, director of Buddies of Lubavitch of Bergen County in Teaneck.

If not, tune into Ari Teman's Twitter feed. Exterior of Pal or Fraud, I founded: (1) JCorps - a very powerful Jewish social volunteering community on the earth (7 cities, thousands of members from one hundred eighty faculties and transferring this action to a venue outside of New York Metropolis to ensure Dr. The Ledger not too long ago spoke to Ari Teman about his comedy and his function as Jewish Community Hero. Ari Teman is an award-successful comic who has appeared on MSNBC, BBC and VH1 and is a favorite at a-checklist clubs, faculties and venues around the nation.

Israel might need the diaspora simply as a lot as the diaspora wants Israel, Natan Sharansky, the newly appointed head of the Jewish Firm for Israel, informed members of the GA delegation from UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey all through a personal assembly on Tuesday. I paid attention partly because of it was wacky info for the normally doudy EMR enterprise and partly as a result of I'd met Ari Teman at a function in NY the previous Monday. Ari Teman, an award-profitable comic, headliner and customary at A-Guidelines clubs in New York Metropolis and throughout the country, will ship his routine to the Chabad Jewish Middle of NWBC on saturday, Dec.

Ari Teman, an award-worthwhile comic, headliner and common at A-List golf gear in New York Metropolis and throughout the nation, will convey his routine to the Chabad Jewish Heart of NWBC on saturday, Dec. To build on the success of final yr's inaugural program, the most important Jewish social-networking marketing campaign up to now, JFNA is planning a large online campaign at the side of Blue State Digital, the online technique agency that helped the Obama marketing campaign elevate more than $500 million and engage thousands and thousands of volunteers. Situated Ari Teman in New York, New York and Teaneck, New Jersey.

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