A shifting band of young adults who have been not-so-quietly building grassroots Jewish life for themselves and their peers for nearly a decade will have space for a new face come May.
03/29/2016 - Young Jews in Paris Get Hub for Jewish Life
- UJA Federation of NY Blog
Life in Europe today presents stark challenges for the Jewish community. For young Jewish adults just starting out on their own, the hurdles can be daunting. But Moishe House, now expanded to two residences in Paris thanks to support from UJA-Federation of New York, offers a place for Jewish 20-somethings to find a lively community on their terms. A third Moishe House in France, also supported by UJA, is in the planning stages.
03/28/2016 - Giving Sunday on March 27
- Atlanta Jewish Times
Inspired by the football phrase “any given Sunday,” Moishe House Atlanta-Toco Hills, Young Israel Young Professionals and Marcus Jewish Community Center Young Adults will hold a blood drive, a clothing collection drive and a bone marrow registration drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at Young Israel of Toco Hills, 2056 LaVista Road, to mark “Any Giving Sunday.”
03/21/2016 - Why Purim should be the ultimate hipster Jewish holiday
- Jewish Telegraph Agency
It’s one of the biggest conundrums facing the Jewish community: How do we get millennial Jews excited about being Jewish?
03/04/2016 - Detroit City Moishe House
- Detroit Jewish News
Detroit’s Indian Village neighborhood has had a Jewish presence going back to its earliest years. Noted lawyer and philanthropist Leo Butzel, who began a legal firm to represent Great Lakes shipping concerns, lived there. The legal firm he founded, now known as Butzel Long, exceeds 140 lawyers in its 160th year.
02/09/2016 - Moishe House Boulder Holds Open House
- Boulder Jewish News
The Boulder Moishe House, which opened right around Yom Kippur earlier this (Jewish) year, opened its doors last Wednesday for an evening of gratitude, excitement, and mezuzah hanging. Moishe House aims to build community among Jewish young adults with an in-house model, where residents plan 5+ events per month ranging from Shabbat dinners to casual happy hours around town
02/04/2016 - Saving the fruits too ugly for the stores
- The Jewish Chronicle - UK
Always worried about when we will next eat, as a race, we're not renowned for under catering.
We're not alone: UK household food waste last year was more than 12 million tonnes - shamefully topping an EU table.
01/14/2016 - Learning From Jewish European Community Builders: Reflections and Inspiration
- eJewish Philanthropy
The narrative and harsh realities coming out of Europe are far too familiar. Anti-Semitism is prevalent and terrorism around the globe has cast a wide shadow. Yet even during these precarious times that have given many reasons to hide or leave, I have had the privilege of seeing young Jewish adults in Europe and beyond stand up proud, eager and excited to create Jewish community for their peers.
01/13/2016 - You should know… Tiffany Harris
- Washington Jewish Week
Morocco is a long way from Seattle, but Tiffany Harris is used to traveling far from her hometown, having visited 55 countries. The 29-year-old resident of Moishe House Columbia Heights served as a Peace Corps community health volunteer in a Berber village in the North African nation’s Anti-Atlas mountains from 2010 to 2012.