OPEN DOR PROJECT

WHAT'S INSPIRING US 

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 "To be a Jewish organization, we must utilize Jewish thought and wisdom in how we make decisions, in what direction we go and in how we best serve one another. If we are serious about building Judaism and Jewish life, then we must unlock the thousands of years of wisdom and guidance in a way that is accessible, consistent and enriching, and which serves as a guide for the leaders of our Jewish community. It cannot be only outsourced to the clergy and Jewish educators." - EJP article by David Cygielman!

COMMUNITIES

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STORIES

 

ABOUT 

OUR VALUES

COMMUNITY OF 

COMMUNITY

BUILDERS

We believe that emerging spiritual startup leaders deserve a community where they can learn with and from their peers and mentors, build friendships, strengthen spirits, and feel connected to emerging Jewish spiritual communities across the country.

OPEN & EVOLVING

JEWISH SPIRIT

We believe in the unlimited potential and flexibility of Jewish spiritual expression that has flowed through our tradition for nearly three millennia.  We trust in today’s Jewish people and leaders to find that spirit’s best contemporary expression through various models of community, learning, and ritual.

CONNECTION &

BELONGING

We believe in welcoming communities that fully serve individuals, couples, and families who wish to engage in life through a Jewish lens and to feel a deep sense of connection and belonging to each other and the Jewish frame of heart and mind.

 

OUR WORK

OUR WORK

MENTORSHIP &
TRAINING

Learn together and build relationships with other top independent spiritual leaders, community organizers, subject matter experts, and social entrepreneurs––people who have built their own organizations from the ground up and know how it’s done.

SPIRITUAL SUPPORT

Keeping your spirit up for the day-to-day challenges of building your community is crucial.  We'll provide support for your spiritual direction and development, you bring a willingness to be served and supported in your mission.

MULTI-YEAR
FUNDING

Power your spiritual startup with up to 3 years of operational funding:

  • Year 1: $100K

  • Year 2: $75K.  

  • Year 3: Earned Matching Funds of $50K based on your independent fundraising

Experience a community of community builders: 

 

  • Share your triumphs and challenges

  • Build friendships

  • Grow and succeed together

COMMUNITY

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

 

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