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Interview: Eboo Patel on promoting religious plurality in America

Growing up Muslim in Chicago, Eboo Patel was familiar with faith-based tension from an early age, and has watched as jihad entered the cultural lexicon and Islam became synonymous with…

A tale of two gap years: from Thailand to the Middle East before college

It’s becoming increasingly popular to take a gap year either before college or between college years. Many youths are choosing to use that time to make a positive impact in…

At the crossroads of Judaism and social change

One of the limitations of the term ‘social entrepreneurship’ is that it conjures up images of business schools and spreadsheets. With so much focus today on impact and accountability, it’s…