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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS -- INTERNATIONAL NAHUM GOLDMANN FELLOWSHIP IN MEXICO

The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture is now accepting applications for our upcoming international Nahum Goldmann Fellowship that will take place in Hosteria Las Quintas, Cuernavaca, Mexico from June 20-27, 2016.

The theme of the Fellowship will be: Global Jewish Communities in Transformation.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

Young men and women from around the world between the ages of 25-40 who show serious interest in Jewish culture, education and leadership.

SITE
Hosteria Las Quintas, Cuernavaca, Mexico

DATE
June 20-27, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
April 15, 2016

PROGRAM

The intensive and highly interactive program, will be conducted in English.

Lectures include:
  • Trauma vs. Transcendence - A Historical Perspective
  • Thriving or Drifting - Future Jewish Community Scenarios
  • Israeli Communities in Transformation
  • Jewish Identity in Contemporary Society
COSTS
Room and board for those chosen as fellows is provided by the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. The fellows themselves and/or the local community or organizations they represent must cover travel expenses.

SPEAKERS
Prof. Ismar Schorsch: President, Memorial Foundation, Professor of Jewish History and former Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Rabbi Saul Berman: Adjunct Professor, Columbia University School of Law
Prof. Daniel Fainstein: Dean, Universidad Hebraica, Mexico
Prof. Charlotte Fonrobert: Assoc. Prof. of Religious Studies (in Judaism), Stanford University
Prof. Channa Pinchasi: Research Fellow, The Shalom Hartman Institute, Director, Be’eri School for Teacher Education
Prof. Jacob J. Schacter: University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought, Yeshiva University
Prof. Steven Windmueller: Professor Jewish Communal Service, Hebrew Union College

ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP

The Nahum Goldmann Fellowship, sponsored by the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, is an intensive experience in Jewish living, learning and leadership where participants engage in the highest level of study and discussion on issues of Jewish identity and Peoplehood. The Memorial Foundation has organized twenty-seven International Fellowships since 1987 in Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, Australia, Southeast Asia, South Africa, South America and Israel.

Applications for the 2016 International Fellowship in Mexico are now closed. Current applicants will be made aware of their status no later than May 1, 2016. The next International Nahum Goldmann Fellowship will take place in Israel in June 2017.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (212) 425-6606
Fax: (212) 425-6602
Email: office@mfjc.org


Mailing address:
Nahum Goldmann Fellowship
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
50 Broadway, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10004