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Repair is pleased to present The Engaged Congregation Series, a four-part series designed to provide synagogues with a step-by-step process of creating and maintaining a culture of volunteer engagement. Volunteer engagement is a strategy that can build a congregation’s capacity beyond what staff alone can accomplish. It transforms a congregation into an engaged community in [...]
In 2011, Repair the World (Repair) and its grantee-partner organizations collected standardized data about immersive Jewish service-learning (IJSL) program participants. Together with Rosov Consulting, Repair developed a Common Participant Questionnaire (CPQ), which was administered by 20 grantee-partner organizations (see the full list below). This questionnaire asked participants about their demographics, motivations for participating in an [...]
On February 6, 2013, four of the top civic organizations in the United States released the Millennials Civic Health Index which looks comprehensively at they ways young Americans, between the ages of 18 and 29, are civically engaged. The study, jointly conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, Harvard University’s Institute of Politics and Mobilize.org, challenges many preconceived notions about the young generation.
Ian Cohen, a current participant in Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s Social Action Track, and an avid lacrosse player in his spare time, recently helped operate a lacrosse and basketball camp for kids from Be’er Sheva during Operation Pillar of Defense.