Some of the more effective Jewish initiatives in recent years have started outside the organized Jewish community, such as birthright israel. That program, which in bringing more than 100,000 young Diaspora Jews to Israel has helped bolster Jewish identity as well as ties to Israel and among fellow Jews, was adopted by the organized Jewish community only after much resistance...
And the guarantee that the conference will have no result is given here:
Perhaps the follow-up to this conference some sort of task force is planned will determine whether or not the next great idea will emanate from the people who came to Jerusalem this week.
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