Detecting, Alerting, Preventing

A team of students from the Technion and the University of Missouri won second place at MedHacks – a hackathon for developing medical technologies hosted by Johns Hopkins University. They were awarded for developing the Scan&Sound application, which detects strokes at early stages and alerts the victims. MedHacks is the largest hackathon in the U.S….


OU Impact Accelerator Opens Applications for Third Cohort

The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, has launched the application process for the third cohort of its Impact Accelerator program to rapidly identify and invest in ventures addressing current and future Jewish communal interests. The program runs over the course of 12 months and…


Jews of Color Career Development Program Launches

The Jews of Color (JOC) Career Development Program announced its first cohort members today – on Indigenous People’s Day – who will work in Jewish ventures and institutions across the country, developing their skills as entrepreneurial leaders working toward system-level change in the Jewish community. A partnership between UpStart and the Jews of Color Initiative…


Desert in Bloom Virtual Gala

American Friends of Soroka Medical Center​ ​(AFSMC) will host the Desert in Bloom Virtual Gala on October 18 at 12 pm ET. Their 8t​h​ annual gala will feature a unique musical and philanthropic experience with more than 500 guests expected to participate. The event will celebrate Soroka Medical Center’s successes in fostering scientific and medical…


Oregon Hillel – Using Jewish Values to Build Community

Photo: Andy Gitelson, executive director of The Oregon Hillel Foundation prepares meals for students. Starting college is both an exciting and daunting process under normal circumstances, but this year’s college freshmen are facing challenges never before seen by universities. Andy Gitelson, executive director of The Oregon Hillel Foundation, is also adapting to these challenges. “How…

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