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2019 JLC Gemunder Fellowship Application

The Third Annual Conference on Jews and Conservatism
November 10, 2019  |  Grand Hyatt New York

The Gemunder Family Foundation, in partnership with the Tikvah Fund and the Jewish Leadership Conference (JLC) is seeking outstanding young Jewish professionals currently working in a Reform, Conservative, or non-denominational communal setting for a new fellowship that will include participation in the JLC’s 2019 Conference on Jews and Conservatism.
The JLC aims to develop a new political and cultural vision for American Jewry, bringing together Jews who believe that conservative ideas can help strengthen the Jewish people, the Jewish nation, and the American civic future. In this context, the Gemunder Family Foundation’s fellowship is designed to support exceptional young Jewish professionals who wish to develop their own interests in and passion for the advocacy of Israel and conservative ideas.

Fellowship Details:

  • Applicants currently must be working in a Reform, Conservative, or non-denominational communal setting.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 35 or in the first 7 years of their Jewish communal careers.
  • Fellows will receive a scholarship of up $1,800 to cover the costs of lodging and travel ($1,000 for those living in the New York metropolitan area).
  • All applications must be submitted by September 27, 2019.

Contact Information

In the space below, please include a short biography (a few sentences to a paragraph). As an example of what we are looking for, please consider the following sample biography:

Sara Almoni is an engagement specialist at the Oxford University Hillel. Previously she was a fellow at Israel's Ministry of Economy in the Legal Advisor's office and also worked at the American Jewish Committee in New York. She holds a joint B.A. in European Social and Political Studies, and Hebrew language, from University College London, and her writing has appeared in eJewishPhilanthropy and The Jewish News (UK). Sara has been engaged with many different Jewish organizations, including the Hebrew Immigration Aid Society, the UK Holocaust Memorial Trust and the Association for Jewish Refugees in London.