Recent events in North America, including the mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, have created a great deal of individual, communal, and political soul-searching for American Jews. Consequently, the MFJC will be hosting its first ever Regional Nahum Goldman Fellowship in the United States, for young Jewish leaders ages 25-40 currently living in the US, from March 10-12, 2019 at the Pearlstone Retreat Center in Maryland. The … [Read more...] about Applications Open: 1st US Regional Nahum Goldman Fellowship
The Fellowship for Rabbinic Entrepreneurs, a project of Hillel’s Office of Innovation, is accepting applications for its third cohort until March 11th. Rabbinical students interested in building the communities they wish to serve should consider applying. Fellows learn the skills of innovation and entrepreneurship; grow and reflect through a process of bold, creative thought and action; enjoy a supportive cohort experience; and receive a generous … [Read more...] about Applications Open: HIllel Fellowship for Rabbinic Entrepreneurs
Repair the World and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have initiated a strategic partnership to support alumni of Repair the World Communities fellowship who choose to pursue a degree in one of the 25 unique programs in CMU’s H. John Heinz III College of Information Systems and Public Policy. Repair fellowship alumni will receive financial support and more than usual flexibility in timing their start of the program, if they are accepted. The … [Read more...] about Carnegie Mellon Pledges Partnership and Support for Repair the World Fellows
By Susan Holzman Wachsstock & Andi Meiseles, Ed.D.
When thinking about the Jewish community’s classic approach to engaging teens, there are traditionally three questions we focus on: “How can we make you more Jewish?” How can we make this Jewish institution stronger?” (i.e. get you to join.) and “How can we make the Jewish people stronger?” (i.e. make more Jews.) These are not bad questions. They simply miss the mark.
The teen years … [Read more...] about Generation Now Fellowship:
Calling Senior Teen Engagement Professionals
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education has opened applications for the third Senior Educators Cohort. The M² Senior Educators Cohort (SEC) is a selective international training program for experiential Jewish educators. Open to educators with at least eight years of experience, SEC enables participants to articulate, refine and sharpen their practice by exposing them to theories and methods that serve as the foundations of … [Read more...] about Applications Open for the Senior Educators Cohort