What We Read in September 2020

October 13, 2020 | News

Nearly every day, Rosov Consulting team members share articles and blogs of interest on one of our many Slack channels, #RosovReads. We find some of these articles to be so insightful, informative, or even surprising that we want to share them more broadly to help our colleagues and partners. Enjoy some of September’s #RosovReads.

Unpacking the Theory of Change
The Stanford Social Innovation Review explores the term “theory of change,” which the writer says is as popular as it is confusing. By gaining a clearer understanding of its various interpretations, practitioners in the social sector can more effectively implement and assess their interventions.

U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
The Pew Research Center released data from a major new study showing that American teenagers and their parents tend to have a lot in common – though not quite as much as the parents may think.

Building Resilient Jewish Communities
The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies surveyed 15,000 respondents in 10 different Jewish communities about their experiences during the first three months of the pandemic (May-July 2020). Findings show that teens and young adults especially are struggling emotionally, and that online activities mostly reaching those who were already engaged.

Expert Help with Coronavirus Challenges
Tiny Habits offers recordings of free global workshops (15-45 minutes in length) from experts on using Tiny Habits for Coronavirus Challenges.

The Heart and Science of Building Community through Honeymoon Israel
Joe Kanfer writes in Slingshot about a new study on the impact of Honeymoon Israel on young couples and families at this critical juncture in their lives.