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The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture is now accepting applications for the EUROPEAN MINI-NAHUM GOLDMANN FELLOWSHIP, that will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 18-20, 2015.

The EUROPEAN MINI-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-six International Fellowships since 1987 in Western and Eastern Europe, Soviet Union, Australia, Southeast Asia, South Africa, South America and Israel.

ELIGIBILITY
Young men and women between the ages of approximately 25-40 who have demonstrated motivation and interest in Jewish learning and living, capacity for individual growth, professional and communal achievements, and leadership potential are eligible to apply.

SITE
Hotel SP34 and the Jewish Community Center in Copenhagen, Denmark

DATE
January 18-20, 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE
November 17, 2014


PROGRAM
The program consists of morning, afternoon and evening sessions. Morning sessions involve lectures by outstanding Jewish scholars from around the world. Afternoon sessions include workshops on Jewish texts, Jewish identity, community building and other topics of importance to the Fellows, as well as recreational opportunities. Varied Jewish cultural events and discussion groups will take place in the evening.

The Fellowship will deal with the following themes: Contemporary European Jewry - Perspectives and Dilemmas; The Future of European Jewry - Shaping an Educational Response; Jewish Educational Leadership: Formal and Informal Perspectives.


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.

FACULTY
Faculty in the past included some of the most distinguished academics and scholars from around the Jewish world. Faculty at the European Nahum Goldmann will include, among others, Jonathan Arkush, Vice President - Board of Deputies British Jews; Sally Berkovic, CEO - Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe; Jo Toledano, Director General - Alliance Israelite Universelle; Sasha Friedman, Szarvas International Jewish Youth Camp


Should you wish to apply, please fill out an alumni application or a new applicant application and return by email (preferable), fax or mail. You may also fill out the form online or contact our office by e-mail or fax (212) 425-6602, and we will send you the appropriate application.

Deadline for submission of applications:
November 17, 2014


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