Uncategorized Entrepreneurship, Social Action, and Judaism: A Story of YJ Values in Practice
By Andrea Cure
Last week, Moshik Toledano, YJ’s Israel CEO, and Adam Jenshil, YJ’s Year Course director, took part in a unique and emotional ceremony to celebrate the launching Israel’s largest solar field located at Kibbutz Ketura!
The co-founders of the solar field are no strangers to the YJ world- Yosef Abramowitz and David Rosenblatt are both hardcore Judaeans and Year Course alum! All co-founders decided to put their Young Judaea values to practice by annually donating a portion of their profits to Young Judaea and other nonprofit organizations. By doing this, they’re fulfilling the important Mitzvah of ‘peah’ (corner) which is implemented normally in agricultural fields. The idea behind this Mitzvah is to remind the field’s owner that it isn’t just about him/her, but it’s also his community around him. The fact that this Mitzvah is implemented in a solar field in a kibbutz established by Young Judaeans represents everything Young Judaea believes in, and it makes us so proud to be part of this unique movement.