Jewish Nonprofit Management student
Leah Guskin provides communications
management expertise through her
internship at the Westside Jewish
Community Center in Los Angeles.
ow can Judaism be brought to people through technology? How
can we as a Reform Jewish movement interact with our peers in
other faiths?” Joshua Stanton is figuring out the answers to these
questions, and acting upon them, each and every day.
As a first-year student, Stanton co-founded the online
because “we have the most religiously diverse
society since the fall of Rome. We need to understand what it means
to be religious and ethical leaders in the midst of diversity.” As a
Reform Jew, he feels strongly that “it is upon us to speak out about
issues of social justice, issues of equity, issues of Judaism in the
Stanton is in the process of working with Odyssey Networks, a multi-
faith media coalition, and the Huffington Post to develop a weekly
Torah commentary that brings in voices from different denominations
to talk about Torah and how it applies to contemporary events.
trying to demonstrate that Torah adds depth, not just to our lives but
to our understanding of the wider world.”
Rabbinical Student/New York
Rabbinical student Joshua Stanton is an emerging leader
in inter-religious dialogue through the new platforms
offered by online technology.