Jewish Outreach

Bernie Sanders Campaign Suspends Head Of Jewish Outreach For Israel Criticism

04/15/2016 - 10:22

Washington — Bernie Sanders’ campaign suspended its new Jewish outreach director over the tone of her past criticism of Israel.

Simone Zimmerman. Via Facebook

Outreach That’s Wowing The Jews Of Suffolk County

Amid county’s Jewish woes, several groups move in to mount new efforts to reach the unaffiliated and intermarried.

07/20/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

JWOW is looking to, well, wow the Jews of Suffolk County.

No, not that JWoww, Snooki’s bosomy sidekick on “The Jersey Shore.”

Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, Popular N.Y. Outreach Rabbi, Killed In Car Accident

01/19/2015 - 19:00

Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, the self-proclaimed “Facebuker Rebbe” for his outreach efforts over Facebook, was killed in a car accident on an icy road in Maryland.

Providing New Parents With A Jewish Space To Meet

07/30/2012 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

One strong memory of new motherhood was heading down Broadway for a stroller nap or snapping one of the girls into a Snuggli carrier, and dropping in on a group in the chapel of Ansche Chesed. New moms and a couple of brave dads donned decent socks, took off our shoes and sat around the edge of a big mat. We plopped our babies down in front of us; rolled them around or fed them, and asked the questions new parents ask.

Melanie Schneider

Back Off On The Bacchanalia

And lay off the booze-for-young-Jews outreach model.
03/29/2011 - 20:00
Editor And Publisher

One of the dirty little secrets of Jewish outreach efforts to young people — particularly to college students and those in their 20s — is the use of alcohol to entice them.

The most recent case in point was TribeFest, a five-day gathering sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America to attract people in the 22-to-45 age range.

Gary Rosenblatt
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