Join American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and a diverse group of emerging Jewish communal leaders for a unique opportunity to deepen your commitment to tikkun olam and become an activist for global justice. Together, we will travel to the Thai/Burma border to witness the challenges facing the refugee population that has escaped ethnic and political persecution in Burma. We will spend a year learning about the efforts of people in the developing world to realize their human rights and lobbying and mobilizing in the United States to build a more just and equitable world.
When: U.S. programming from October 2013 – 2014; international travel from January 5–16, 2014
Where: Meetings will take place in New York City, Washington D.C. and via a virtual seminar space. International travel to Thai/Burma border
Who: Students pursuing graduate-level training leading to a career of religious or professional leadership in the Jewish community
Application Deadline: Monday, August 19, 2013
For additional information please visit AJWS.