The Wexner Foundation has announced Class 32 of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program. As these exceptional individuals pursue graduate training for careers in Jewish Education, Jewish Professional Leadership, Jewish Studies and the Rabbinate/Cantorate, they will participate in a prestigious four-year professional development program comprised of leadership training, cohort-based learning, peer support, professional mentoring … [Read more...] about The Wexner Foundation announces Class 32 of Wexner Graduate Fellows/Davidson Scholars
The Wexner Foundation has announced three new classes of the Wexner Heritage Program with volunteer leaders from Cincinnati, OH, Rochester, NY and Seattle, WA. In Cincinnati the program is supported by a partnership with the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati; in Rochester, with the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation; and in Seattle, the Samis Foundation and The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle along with alumni of the program and other … [Read more...] about Wexner Heritage Program Announces Three New Classes
By Elka Abrahamson We thoughtfully interview many talented candidates for coveted seats in a Wexner leadership cohort. During interview “season” our selection committees’ probe, prod and pull answers, visions and challenges from hundreds of thoughtful North Americans and Israelis seeking to participate in a Wexner program. Having been engaged with this work for 25 years, I cannot even venture a guess at the number of candidates I have grilled … [Read more...] about Got a Good Joke?
The Wexner Foundation has named Rabba Yaffa Epstein as the next Director of the Wexner Heritage Program. Yaffa will assume the position this summer.
Yaffa has taught in the Wexner Heritage Program for several years and has served as a curriculum advisor. She has long been associated with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, first in Jerusalem and more recently as the Director of Education, North America. In this role, Yaffa has been … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
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The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce Class 3 of the newly-expanded Wexner Field Fellowship. Built on the success of the pilot Wexner Field Fellowship and incubated within the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars, the program was developed in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation. Fifteen outstanding professionals were selected through a highly competitive process for this three-year intensive program. Utilizing the … [Read more...] about The Wexner Foundation Announces Class 3 of Field Fellows