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Final Learnings From Our Engagement Manager
August 13, 2021

Final Learnings From Our Engagement Manager

By Annie Fortnow in 2021
“I hope to gain a better understanding of what obstacles woman must deal with every day and how to become a better leader to impact my community.”  “I hope to further my leadership experience and learn new ways to...
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Finding Shared Values in a Divided Time
November 9, 2020

Finding Shared Values in a Divided Time

By Annie Fortnow in 2020
As we watch our country’s election unfold and see how close the results are, we can see a clear divide in what the people of the United States of America care about politically. No matter...
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Spark Note: Educating Generation Z about Israel
March 6, 2020

Spark Note: Educating Generation Z about Israel

By Annie Fortnow in 2020
As JumpSpark considers its role in expanding teen Israel education in Atlanta, we find ourselves at the forefront of a changing approach to this topic for teens today.  In December 2019, I had the opportunity to travel to Israel with The Jewish Education Project (TJEP) and other...
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Spark Note: The Power of Professional Development
August 19, 2019

Spark Note: The Power of Professional Development

By Annie Fortnow in 2019
As I entered the first gathering of JPRO19: What Connects Us, the JPRO Network’s conference for Jewish professionals across North America, the room felt abuzz with excitement for the next three days of professional growth...
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