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Check out the Jewish Intentional Communities Conference & Incubator Program

Posted on February 10, 2018 by




Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
and Incubator Program: Hakhel

by Sky Blue, FIC Executive Director

The Foundation for Intentional Community is a proud co-sponsor of the 5th annual Jewish Intentional Communities Conference, hosted by Hazon. We’re also pleased to share information on their new incubator program, Hakhel.

Jewish Intentional Communities Conference

Jewish IC Conference group photo
Jewish Intentional Communities Conference
June 14 – 17, 2018

Pearlstone Center, Reisterstown, MD

More info and registration here!

We invite you to take part in the 5th International Jewish Intentional Communities Conference. Join us from June 14-17, 2018 at the Pearlstone Center (MD), and weigh into the conversation that will shape the future of the Jewish Intentional Communities Movement!

Is this conference for me?

   Banner Jewish ICC 2018
  • Yes, if you live in or participate in temporary intentional community.
  • Yes, if you live in or want to participate in longer-term intentional community.
  • Yes, if you’re curious about what living or participating in intentional community might mean in a Jewish context.
  • Yes, if you want to engage with a growing access point for Jewish engagement.

Hakhel: Jewish Intentional Communities incubator

Hakhel incubator

Hakhel is the first-of-its-kind Jewish Intentional Communities incubator in North America.  More info here!

Hakhel exists to amplify and strengthen new expressions of Jewish community, not only in North America but also, now, in other parts of the Jewish diaspora. We plan to invest, both directly and indirectly, in a wide range of new initiatives and experiments in Jewish community. We want to encourage and nourish greater health and sustainability. Where possible, we hope to learn from some of the remarkable experiments in sustainable and intentional communities that have grown dramatically in
Israel in the last two or three decades.

Hakhel provides three channels of support for this nascent movement:

  1. We provide matching mini-grants, free professional consulting, and learning trips to Israel for individual communities and community leaders
  2. We network communities through conferences, peer-learning, trainings and seminars
  3. We develop content and educational materials to further develop the field and the discourse of Jewish Intentional Communities.

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2 Replies to “Check out the Jewish Intentional Communities Conference & Incubator Program”


Hi looking for place in intentional community here in dc.
Please advise,

J McCune Porter

Search our online directory to find intentional community. This page of the directory has a city-state-country list:

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