Young Jewish leaders from around the world are meeting in Israel to network.
The third annual Global Summit for Young Jewish Innovators opened in Jerusalem on Sunday, with 120
participants from 28 countries.
Over four days, the delegates will discuss their fields of expertise as well as ways to harness their talents to bring Israel and the Diaspora closer together.
The summit is an innovative project of the Center for Leadership Initiatives, in partnership with Taglit-Birthright Israel. CLI was founded by American Jewish philanthropist Lynn Schusterman.
“The purpose of the gathering is to advance innovation in Jewish fields by enhancing and improving the management skills of participants and to foster connections and collaborations among them These young people are deeply connected to their local communities, but also care deeply about the land of Israel,” Yonatan Gordis, CLI executive director, said in a statement. “Their fresh perspectives, innovation and enthusiasm all point to a vibrant future for the Jewish people.”