Joshua Venture Group Fellows Named Today 04/12/2010 Jewish Organiztions
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April 12th, 2010

“After receiving applications from over 130 entrepreneurs across the country, and meeting with 18 impressive Finalists, we are proud to announce the new cohort for the 2010-2012 Dual Investment Program. Our eight Fellows are engaged in groundbreaking work in social and environmental justice, community building, spirituality, education and the arts — leading a vibrant regeneration of our cultural and religious heritage.”

The new Fellows are:

·Zelig Golden, Wilderness Torah

·Alison Laichter, Jewish Meditation Center

·Sarah Lefton, G-dcast

·Rachel Nussbaum, Kavana Cooperative

·Nati Passow, Jewish Farm School

·Zhenya Plechkina, Children’s Art Initiative

·Ari Weiss, Uri L’Tzedek

·Eli Winkelman, Challah for Hunger

“Each Fellow will receive “over $100,000 in funding and support – including training, exposure and access to networks in the Jewish world – which will equip them to realize their visions and transform the Jewish landscape.”

Click here for more information about these entrepreneurs and their ventures, and check out Tablet’s article about (the) Fellows.”

For more details about the Joshua Venture Group click here.