My first interaction with Moishe House happened about three years ago, when a brash young Peace Corps volunteer from a Ukrainian village was invited to see what Moishe House Kiev had to offer.
05/28/2014 - Moishe House Reflection: Light Ignited in Latvia
- Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Blog
When my friend connected me with the Moishe House Kiev community, it was a love at first sight. For me, Moishe House carried the most desirable thing that all leaders dream of – the leeway to actually run a community, without looking back at authorities, except for inspiration. As a Hillel alumnus, yet not a Hesed client, this was ideal.
05/01/2014 - To be young, gifted and Jewish in Houston
- Jewish Herald-Voice
Within the space of a generation, young Jews, aged 22-30, have undergone radical cultural changes. The orderly progression in which young people finish school, grow up, start careers and make a family has disappeared. The typical millennials change jobs seven times in their 20s, marry five years later than their parents and tend not to affiliate with traditional Jewish communal organizations.
04/29/2014 - Moishe House Fills Gap with Activities for Young Adults
- Arizona Jewish Life Magazine
For college graduates, there is often a gripping “what now” moment the minute the ink on their diploma is dry. The endless possibilities lying ahead can be dizzying but also fraught with endless questions regarding careers, networking and housing. For Jewish graduates, there can be additional soul-searching thoughts to ponder: “How do I keep my connection to Jewish life and learning? How do I make new Jewish friends who share my values?”
04/03/2014 - Kosher Chili Cook-Off Builds Jewish Unity Deep in Heart of Texas
- Forward Mobile
You want to try the Republican chili?”
That’s the kind of invitation I got, repeatedly, from many of the 50 contestants at this year’s Dallas Kosher Chili Cookoff. And after trying the Republican Jewish Coalition’s surprisingly garlicky spoonful, I faced a Jewish institutional smorgasbord. Whose culinary sensibilities would I sample next — those of the Anti-Defamation League, or those of the Hebrew Men’s Poker Association?
03/27/2014 - Not Stuffy in Here
- Washington Jewish News
Two weeks after she moved to the Washington area in January, Ari Waschler attended her first event, a Shabbat dinner, at Moishe House Arlington. Less than two months later, she says she’s developed “a solid group of Jewish friends.”
03/27/2014 - A New Way for Jewish Young Adults to Connect in the Conejo
- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
How do Jewish young adults in the Conejo Valley connect once they graduate from college? And how can we keep them engaged in Jewish life? The answer is simpler than you think. Bring a brilliant concept that’s had success around the world to the Conejo Valley and you get Moishe House Conejo Valley (or as its residents call it, MoHo CV).
02/10/2014 - Young Adult Jewish Life Blossoms in Sofia
- eJewish Philanthropy
SOFIA, Bulgaria – Europe’s Jewish revival today is the stuff of headlines in Poland and Hungary, often framed through the lens of contemporary anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. But in the Balkans, a little known, two millennia-old Jewish community has emerged from the shadows of earlier communist and facist rule to blossom with new and growing opportunities for Jewish life.