Jul
01

Launch Night was a Smashing Success!

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What a great night! The energy was high, the introductions were great, and the fellows were..... Let's just say that they were a formidable bunch for the inauguration of the Threshold Fellowship! They set the standard pretty high! Here are some pictures: … [Read more...]

Jun
26

Coincidentally Kosher

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by Chaim Davids, 2012 Threshold Fellow We know that where necessity is the mother of invention, boredom can easily drive us towards innovation as well. I’m speaking, of course, about food. Each and every one of us knows what it’s like to compulsively open and close the kitchen cabinets, … [Read more...]

Jun
23

Jewish Education for 2012 and Beyond!

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by Uri Schneider, 2012 Threshold Fellow Jewish education can do better. There is widespread agreement that K-12 day schools in the Diaspora are failing. Institutions are struggling with sustainability, and parents are grappling with prohibitive tuition. And the most inconvenient truth, widely … [Read more...]

Jun
20

Mock Launch Night Builds Excitement for Next Week’s Launch Night!

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Last night Threshold fellows, Steering Committee members, coaches and mentors came together for a rehearsal for next week's Launch Night. The fellows practiced their pitches and got feedback from the audience, learned how to effectively network from PresenTense co-founder Aharon Horwitz, and set up … [Read more...]

Jun
19

Israel Herb School of The Elah Initiative

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by Baruch Shapiro, 2012 Threshold Fellow Being a Threshold Fellow this year has been a real eye opener. Being that I was already in the midst of the pilot program of the Israel Herb School (www.IsraelHerbSchool.com), it has been a great aid to my thinking to be attending sessions on subjects … [Read more...]