In 2010, Judith Prays, a 26-year-old multimedia expert from Long Beach, created a great deal of buzz (CNN, Time, “The Colbert Report”) by inventing Pheromone Parties, a matchmaking experiment based on scent.
A conference in South Africa brought together young Jewish innovators from across the country. More than 60 leading innovators from an array of business and social enterprises attended the first South African Young Jewish Innovators Gathering in Johannesburg on Feb. 11-12.
“Jewish Summer.” Young, remarkable and ready to change the world. “I was 25 and never had spoken to a Pakistani delegation before. Mustafa came over to me and said, ‘Would you mind if I sit down next to you and speak?’ We were struck by the fact we were so-called intellectuals -- well read -- and yet our attitudes in dealing with people were as though we never opened a book.”