What’s Happening?

What kind of events take place regularly at Makom Hadash?


  • Customer Service and the Problem Customer
  • Using Improv Theatre Methods in Programming

Guest teachers

  • Professor Adriane Leveen, HUC
  • Rabbi Mishael Zion, director of BYFI
  • Professor David Kraemer, JTS
  • Ruth Calderon of Alma:  A Home for Hebrew Culture, in Tel Aviv.
  • Yehuda Kurtzer, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
  • Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Mechon Hadar

Affinity group meetings

  • Executive Directors’ Quarterly Brown-bag Lunch
  • Jewish Tech Meet-up

Whole- and Half-Day Seminars

  • Second Stage Sustainability
  • Not An Israel Organization, But…
  • Human Resources / Work-Life Balance : Two Sides of One Coin

Visiting educational cohorts

  • Davidson School Experiential Education Cohort
  • Kutz Camp leadership students
  • BYFI Alumni social entrepreneurs


Funders and Community Leaders working with the Innovation Sector

  • Pittsburgh Federation and Centeral Agency
  • Marcus Family Foundation (Atlanta)
  • Hillel International convening on delivery content to campuses

Meetings, fellowships, and leadership development groups

  • COJECO Blue Point Fellowship Seminar
  • Habonim-Dror North America annual leadership shabbaton


Social and networking opportunities for members and others

  • Thursday Snack and Schmooze
  • Pot-luck lunches
  • Summer Outings
  • Weekly Afternoon Walk

Take a lot at specific events coming up now at Makom Hadash