9 episodes

The Jewish youth engagement and philanthropy education podcast, presented by Honeycomb (formerly the Jewish Teen Funders Network).

Outside The Tzedakah Box Honeycomb

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The Jewish youth engagement and philanthropy education podcast, presented by Honeycomb (formerly the Jewish Teen Funders Network).

    Here and Now: Philanthropy Through the Eyes of Young People, with Jordana Hozman and Cara Lopatin

    Here and Now: Philanthropy Through the Eyes of Young People, with Jordana Hozman and Cara Lopatin

    On our newest episode of Outside The Tzedakah Box, we hear from two amazing youth philanthropists who are also members of the current cohort of the Honeycomb Youth Ambassador Council. Jordana and Cara share their unique point of view as Jewish teen philanthropists and help us understand how the younger generations are shaping the field of philanthropy and beyond

    • 25 min
    Finding The Path Ahead, with Jeffrey Solomon

    Finding The Path Ahead, with Jeffrey Solomon

    The next episode of Outside The Tzedakah Box, Podcast by Honeycomb (formerly the Jewish Teen Funders Network).

    This episode features Dr. Jeffrey Solomon who shares his extensive experience in the Jewish nonprofit world and beyond. We discuss Honeycomb’s rebrand, what it means to be a Jewish professional in today’s world, and the future of Jewish philanthropy in a post COVID world.

    • 24 min
    Finding Lessons Learned, with Laura Lauder

    Finding Lessons Learned, with Laura Lauder

    The next episode of Outside The Tzedakah Box, Podcast by Honeycomb (formerly the Jewish Teen Funders Network).

    This episode features Laura Lauder, (social entrepreneur and venture philanthropist), who shares her personal journey into the world of Jewish youth philanthropy and talks about her own philanthropic strategy and successes. Plus a deeper look at her involvement in the flagship Honeycomb initiative: the Foundation Board Incubator. 

    (The Foundation Board Incubator is a project of Honeycomb, generously funded by Laura Lauder and the Maimonides Fund.)

    • 23 min
    It Takes A Village: Diversity And The Jewish Community

    It Takes A Village: Diversity And The Jewish Community

    This special episode was recorded from our online panel discussion “Diversity And The Jewish Community”, the 3rd session in our Give In Solidarity Learning Series.

    Moderated by Wayne Green, Honeycomb's Executive Director, our panel included:

    REBECCA S’MANGA FRANK
    Rebecca is an actor, writer, director based in Brooklyn. Recent acting credits include “Indecent” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and “we, the Invisibles” at the Humana Festival at Actors Theater of Louisville. After covid hit she started writing and performing with her theatre company and making innovative theatre for Zoom. Rebecca holds an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate acting program, and a BA in creative writing from Mills College.

    KENDELL PINKNEY
    Kendell is a Brooklyn based theatre-maker, Jewish-life consultant, and rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Kendell’s broader interest in racial and ethnic diversity among Jews led him to team up with spoken-word artist, Vanessa Hidary, to produce Kaleidoscope, a monologue showcase that foregrounds the stories of Jews of Color, and Jews from Sephardic and Mizrachi backgrounds. In addition to his creative arts work, he is also the rabbinic intern for the Jewish arts and culture organizations Reboot and LABA, and serves on the board of Ammud: The Jews of Color Torah Academy.

    RABBI ISAIAH JOSEPH ROTHSTEIN
    Rabbi Rothstein recently joined The Jewish Federations of North America professional team as a Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor. He most recently served as Rabbi-in-Residence at Hazon: The Jewish Lab for Sustainability, Rav Isaih is an Orthodox Rabbi from Yeshiva University, author and public speaker. He is best known for his essay "Color Erases, Color Paints" which generated extensive conversation within the Jewish community about race and diversity. Growing up in a multi-racial Chabad family in Monsey, NY, Rabbi Rothstein sees himself as a human bridge, connecting disparate parts of the Jewish community. 


    TOBI SHANNON
    Tobi currently serves as a board member on the Community Investment Network board. Her work in philanthropy began at a young age, observing and learning from her parents, who instilled an inherent sense of purpose to uplift her local and global communities. Tobi is a current graduate student of sustainable business and policy, and works as the Operations Manager for Mockingbird Analytics.

    • 33 min
    Values Not Valuables, with Sharna Goldseker

    Values Not Valuables, with Sharna Goldseker

    This episode features Sharna Goldseker, (Founder and Vice President of 21/64), who shares her personal journey into the philanthropic field, explores the drive of young philanthropists including during the COVID-19 pandemic, and talks about how our values can shape our giving experiences.

    • 23 min
    Amplify How You Give, with Liz Fisher

    Amplify How You Give, with Liz Fisher

    This episode features our special guest Liz Fisher (CEO, Amplifier) who shares her experiences and knowledge of working with their network of giving circles, explores how the current COVID-19 crisis is affecting the field of philanthropy, and shares her personal stories of working from home. Plus our signature game of "On The Money" and some video watching recommendations.

    • 21 min

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