Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network* connects individuals who are leading contemporary efforts to re-define Jewish life. The Kenissa Network identifies and convenes leaders of new organizations and communities and creates a capacity building network to help these emerging communities of meaning thrive. Communities of meaning are networks of individuals that are inspired by an idea or a practice that enriches their lives and/or significantly improve conditions in the world for others.
*Kenissa was launched in 2016 under the name: The New Paradigm Spiritual Communities Initiative (NPSCI). Many of the postings on this website from the first year of the project are likely to use that nomenclature.
Lead Essay: Rabbi Sid Schwarz
This essay appears in Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Community, by Rabbi Sid Schwarz. The book is published by Jewish Lights and appears here with their permission. The Jewish community is in a time of transition. Those who are active in the community certainly know this. Many of the institutions […]