Convenors of the Consultation: Think Tank Partners


Jumpstart is working across the globe to empower a new generation of Jewish organizations that are providing unique and compelling gateways into Jewish life. Through hands-on help to Jewish innovators and catalyzing new approaches to building Jewish community, Jumpstart is both an entrepreneurial support system and research & development laboratory for the Jewish future.

The Jewish Federations of North America

The Jewish Federations of North America represents 157 Jewish Federations & 400 independent Jewish communities. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).

JESNA - The Lippman Kanfer Institute

The Lippman Kanfer Institute is an action-oriented think tank for innovation in Jewish learning and engagement. Its goal is to ensure that Jewish education remains relevant and effective in the challenging and rapidly changing environment of the 21st century. The Lippman Kanfer Institute brings new thinking to important issues and opportunities facing Jewish education, such as the limited and episodic nature of educational participation among many Jews; the need to build powerful synergies among multiple forms of education; and the untapped potential of technology, the arts, social action and other media for Jewish communication, self-expression and engagement.