The Leadership Fellowship is an elite program, uniquely designed for Russian American Jewish students and young professionals.
The program goals are:
Enable participants to investigate many of the core spiritual/philosophical ideas that make the Jewish people unique, with an eye on what this teaches us about Jewish leadership and responsibility
Interact with leaders and exceptional people in the Jewish world, hear their stories, and develop a first hand understanding of what it takes to be a Jewish leader
A hands on exploration of Jewish identity through an unforgettable tour of Europe and Israel
Participants in the Leadership Fellowship meet for a total of 10 sessions during the semester. The sessions will feature:
A lecture or interactive program exploring major Jewish ideas.
Meeting with famous Jewish leaders from all walks of life: CEO’s of large companies, heads of organizations and political leaders
An advanced program option is available for select students featuring:
An exploration of core Jewish texts
Hebrew language course
There will be two Shabbat seminars. These weekend retreats will feature presentations by renowned Jewish educators, interactive workshops and exciting social programs. All meetings, classes and weekend seminars are mandatory.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for a trip to Israel and Eastern Europe.