What is Next Dor?


Synagogues at the forefront of Jewish life have rightly become concerned about the changeover from the baby-boomers to their children, the twenty- and thirty-year olds whom sociologists call Gen X and Gen Y. At stake is Jewish continuity, particularly in the liberal sector, that 90% or so of Jews are not necessarily committed to significant Jewish identity. Coordinating a sustained and successful… Continue

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Birthright -- What's Next?

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Social Media and Next Dor

by Yoni Sarason

Yoni is the founder of Next Dor St. Louis and now Regional Director, Midwest for NEXT: A Division of the Birthright Israel Foundation …


Posted by Aaron Spiegel on November 7, 2011 at 3:00pm


by Rebecca Dinar

Director of The Open Tent, Temple Beth Shalom

On September 28, at around 7:45 PM, Remy poked her head inside the Miami Jewish Museum to find out what was happening. The 33-year-old worked for a French company and was in the middle of a three-year post in Miami. Remy knew it was Erev Rosh Hashana, but with her family thousands of miles away she opted for a long walk. By chance she ended up on the steps of the Museum located just a few blocks…


Posted by Aaron Spiegel on November 7, 2011 at 3:00pm

Some Thoughts on Community (Building)

from Next Dor Affiliate the Emek Project, original post at

by Brent Spodek on June 23, 2011

I knelt down in a bed of poison ivy last week to help push a pick up truck out of the mud. My friend Izak was in the cab, gunning the engine and trying to get some traction and failing miserably.…


Posted by Aaron Spiegel on June 28, 2011 at 1:51pm

The Sound of Oneness

Michelle Citrin


Theologian, Art Green says, “The core of our worship is not a prayer at all, but a cry to our fellow Jews and fellow humans. In it, we declare that G-d is one – which is also to say that humanity is one, that life is one, that joys and sufferings are all one”.…


Posted by Aaron Spiegel on June 6, 2011 at 11:30am


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