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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS -- REGIONAL NAHUM GOLDMANN FELLOWSHIP IN CUBA

In an historic move, the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture is now accepting applications for our upcoming regional Nahum Goldmann Fellowship that will take place in Havana, Cuba from February 14-16, 2016.

The theme of the Fellowship will be: Replenishing Jewish Cultural Life in Latin America.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

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

SITE
Havana, Cuba

DATE
February 14-16, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
January 4, 2016

PROGRAM

The intensive and highly interactive program, will be conducted in Spanish and English and will deal with the unique challenges facing Jewish communities in Latin America. Participants will join their peers from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Chile and other Latin American countries, in Havana, where they will meet and engage with the Jewish community of Cuba. This regional Fellowship will allow each community to share its best practices and aims to encourage partnership and collaboration between the various communities.

Rather than offering programmatic solutions, participants of this NGF will share experiences and perspectives while exploring the challenges of the changing nature and meaning of Jewish Identity and Jewish Peoplehood given historical trends.




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
Dr. Daniel Feinstein: Dean Universidad Hebraica, Mexico
Dr. Maritza Corrales: Historian and Lecturer
Rabbi Saul Berman: Adjunct Professor, Columbia University School of Law
Rabbi Michel Schlesinger: Congregacion Israelita Paulista, Brazil

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 Regional Fellowship in Cuba are now closed. Applicants will be notified of their status in January 2016. Thank you for your interest in the Nahum Goldmann Fellowship program.

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