Jewish Jobs, Fellowships, & Travel Opportunities for you!

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AVAILABLE ANYWHERE — Global Day of Jewish Learning-November 12th

Consider joining the Global Day of Jewish Learning, this year on Sunday, November 12th by bringing your community together to learn about our year’s theme: Beauty and Ugliness.
As a participating community, you will be provided with resource materials free of charge:

  • Detailed curriculum for both adults and children with topics including medicine, natural resources and the Jewish connection to the environment;
  • Online video classes (ON AIR)
  • Marketing materials; and more.

If/When you are ready to register, please click here.

JOBS

Schusterman Foundation’s CareerHub

Check out the Schusterman Foundation’s CareerHub for exciting and new opportunities in the Jewish professional sector. There are openings across the country at a variety of great places!! There are also a few options at Schusterman: https://www.schusterman.org/careers

Challah For Hunger

Challah for Hunger brings people together to bake and sell challah to raise funds and awareness for social justice causes. They are looking for two positions in the Philadelphia office: Program Associate and Development and Communications Associate

FELLOWSHIPS

Amplifier’s Summer Convening:

You already know that giving circles are a powerful, proven model of collective philanthropy and community building. But have you thought deeply about what inspires you and your community to give together? At Amplifier’s Summer Convening, we will do just that. This year’s theme, Why We Give Together, is perfect for giving circles that want to deepen their work. Whether you want to recruit new members, raise more funds, be more strategic, learn about other giving circles, or communicate more effectively about your great work, there will be hands-on lessons and inspiring stories that will fuel your giving circle’s work this year.
Amplifier is a network if giving circles inspired by Jewish values and Amplifier supported the launch of our giving circle with materials, resources, and strategies. You are all invited to join the Amplifier’s Summer Convening in NYC; register today and email hello@amplifiergiving.org with any questions.

The Urban Adamah Fellowship Now Accepting 2017 Applications

The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21–31) that combines urban organic farming, social justice training and progressive Jewish learning and living in intentional community.

Through the operation of Urban Adamah’s two-acre organic farm and internships with local community organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, and leadership development.

Upcoming Fellowships: Fall: September 4 — November 21, 2017. Admission is on a rolling basis.

Check out this short video to learn more. Visit the Urban Adamah website today to request an application.

Pardes Immersive Jewish Learning Programs

Looking for an opportunity to immerse yourself in a warm, co-ed, open and thought-provoking Jewish learning community? Check out Pardes!

The Pardes Summer Program offers a two and three week option of dynamic, interactive study of Jewish texts in a vibrant community of students from around the world. Grapple with the great Jewish books and ideas, experience how classic Judaism tackles contemporary challenges and be inspired by our renowned faculty. Contact leana@pardes.org for more information

The Pardes Year Program (September-May, Jerusalem)

The Pardes Year Program offers you the opportunity to delve deeply into Jewish ideas, texts, and personal questions — empowering you to make Judaism your own. You’ll come away with skills, knowledge and inspiration under your belt, a lifelong community of passionate peers and mentors, and the life-changing experience of living and learning in vibrant, fascinating Jerusalem. Semester option available.

JOFEE Network Gathering September 14–17

Pearlstone Center, Reisterstown, MD

Are you interested in learning more about JOFEE (Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education?)
The JOFEE Network Gathering is an opportunity to showcase new initiatives, share best practices, learn from veteran JOFEE professionals, spur collaboration, and strengthen our connections to Judaism through the outdoors, food, farming, and the environment. Explore new opportunities for networking, coalition-building, and hands-on activities to engage youth, young adults, families, and more with meaningful Jewish experiences. Register Here

Ezra Fellowship at Hillel

Hillel’s Ezra Fellowship is an opportunity for recent college graduates to work full-time on college campuses engaging students in Jewish life by infusing Jewish knowledge into their conversations and programs. The Fellowship provides two years of exclusive training in pluralistic Jewish education, including immersive Jewish learning, seminars in experiential Jewish education, and career coaching. You can learn more about the fellowship on our website and on the Ezra Fellowship application.

2017 Ezra Fellowship Host Campuses

  • Beach Hillel (Long Beach, CA)
  • Greater Portland Hillel (Portland, OR)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Maryland (College Park, MD)
  • University of Missouri, Columbia (Columbia, MO)

Tevel Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2017–2018 cohort! The Tevel Fellowship targets the most outstanding leaders and young professionals passionate about working for change on a community level. The fellows work in villages for 7-months in multidisciplinary teams in projects together with an equal group of national fellows from Nepal. The program includes training prior to deployment and throughout the program, covering topics such as intercultural work, community building, globalization, language study and professional training. The Tevel Fellowship is open to: Young, Jewish professionals with hands-on experience in fields related to international development such as agriculture, education, youth and women’s empowerment, health and media or Outstanding young leaders with limited or no academic experience but strong leadership potential and passion for social change. Apply here: http://tevelbtzedek.org/application-form/

Travel and Other Opportunities

JDC Entwine

Travel with ENTWINE in 2017: Check out complete list of Insider Trips! Moishe House scholarships can help you get there!

JDC Entwine has significant subsidies available, as does Moishe House. Click here to learn more. Upcoming trips: Inside Jewish Argentina & Chile | August 6–14, 2017

Inside Rwanda | August 21–29, 2017

Inside Jewish Cuba | August 31 — September 4, 2017

Inside Ethiopia | November 5–14, 2017

Inside Jewish Morocco | November 12–20, 2017

BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy at Ramah in the Rockies

The nation’s first kosher, Shabbat-observant wilderness therapy program is opening this January! BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy is a program of Ramah in the Rockies, and guides Jewish young adults (18–26) on individualized journeys of self-discovery and healing. BaMidbar uses wilderness and adventure-based experiences as a vehicle to promote the therapeutic growth of students, in a process guided and directed by a licensed mental health professional. The program incorporates Jewish values and learning to facilitate student growth, and provides programming that emphasizes Jewish community as a cornerstone of positive social supports and meaningful transitions out of the program. To learn more and get involved, contact joryh@ramahoutdoors.org, call (303) 261–8214 ext 102, and visit bamidbartherapy.org.

Masa Programs in Israel

Whether you are looking to gain international experience, develop leadership skills, or see what it really means to live in the Startup Nation, you need to check out Masa Israel Journey. Masa offers over 300 4–12 month study abroad, internship, volunteer, and graduate programs in Israel.

If you are interested in building your resume in Israel, having a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and exploring everything Israel has to offer, reaches out directly to Hayley Geller (hayleyg@masaisrael.org) to receive more information about Masa programs and available funding.

Join Olam to do service across the globe

Check out this great resource that outlines amazing opportunities to do social justice in developing countries around the world. http://olamtogether.org/take-action/

OLAM is a broad coalition of partner organizations, working together to raise awareness in the global Jewish community of the importance of supporting the world’s most vulnerable communities and to improve the quality of our work on the ground.

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