Our Frequent Future – the groundbreaking international initiative based by Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) and the State of Israel, beneath the auspices of Israel’s President – introduced that it has formally launched the crowdsourcing section of its effort to strengthen the bonds amongst Jews worldwide. Mr. Sandy Cardin will function CEO of the challenge, and Mr. Gennady (“Gena”) Gazin, at the moment the Chairman of GPG, will add the position of the Chair of the Advisory Board of the initiative to his duties, a place initially held by Mr. Cardin.
The mission of Our Frequent Future is to assist Jews from all around the world work collectively to develop a shared set of ethics, values and rules that can form how the Jewish folks relate, empower, and have interaction with each other throughout religious and cultural identities now and for generations to return.
In the course of the first section of the challenge, Our Frequent Future introduced H.E. The President of the State of Israel, Mr. Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin with an preliminary draft of the Declaration of Our Frequent Future containing a proposed set of ethics, values and rules, a doc developed and reviewed by greater than 30 world-renown students and activists from six continents representing a broad and various vary of Jewish views.
Among the many thought leaders affiliated with the Our Frequent Future challenge are Lord Jacob Rothschild, Bat Galim Shaer, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Judith Tanenbaum, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Amos Yadlin, Rabbi Silvina Chemen, Rabbi Yaacov Meidan, Éliette Abécassis, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Professor Jonathan Sarna, and Rabbi Sharon Brous.
Throughout a ceremony on the President’s Home on 10 September 2019, President Rivlin endorsed the initiative and its plan to have interaction international Jewry in discussing and finalizing the Declaration. The President referred to as on Jews of all ages, affiliations and nationalities to take part within the crowdsourcing of the completion of the Declaration by debating and shaping its ultimate kind, so it may well actually characterize the wealthy gamut of Jewish opinions. “If we sincerely embrace our range whereas cherishing our shared historical past, then this Declaration can function a roadmap for the way forward for the Jewish folks,” the President mentioned.
“On behalf of the entire stakeholders of Our Frequent Future, we’re thrilled to be embarking on this essential stage of the challenge,” mentioned Sandy Cardin. “We sit up for encouraging and facilitating an open dialogue of the concepts and rules contained within the preliminary draft of the Declaration, and we hope all Jewish leaders, thinkers, activists and influencers will be a part of us on this aspirational effort to unite international Jewry and strengthen ties to Israel.”
“Genesis Philanthropy Group welcomes Sandy’s contributions and dedication to the success of Our Frequent Future”, added Ilia Salita, GPG President and CEO. “His distinctive monitor report of management and unparalleled expertise in working with Jewish communities around the globe will likely be nice property as he guides this initiative into its second, international section, with the clear intention of partaking the entire Jewish world.”
Over the course of the subsequent 12 months, Our Frequent Future plans to succeed in as many people as doable by partnering with a variety of Jewish teams, organizing its personal occasions, utilizing social media and using the most effective of crowdsourcing applied sciences.
“The way forward for our folks, the state of our union, the survival of our identification and our legacy are at stake. Israel and the Diaspora should renew our bonds, and the phrases of our mutual engagement. The Jewish world should be reunited. In my new place because the Chair of the Advisory Board of Our Frequent Future, I sit up for the chance to assist create shared, impressed imaginative and prescient for our collective future,” mentioned Gennady Gazin.
To study extra about Our Frequent Future and see the total record of thought leaders and advisory board members concerned within the challenge, please go to www.ourcommondestiny.org.
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