Jewish Communal Leadership Program

Prepared for Challenge, Poised for Change

The University of Michigan's Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) offers a distinctive educational opportunity for emerging leaders committed to helping Jewish communities meet 21st-century challenges while also addressing broader social concerns.

The JCLP is a five-semester program conducted over 20 consecutive months:



JCLP will begin accepting applications for Fall 2015 shortly. Information will be available in September. In the meantime, you can review last year's JCLP PDF detailing funding, program requirements, and how to apply. Contact Andrea Siegel ( for more details.

JCLP Annual Community Welcome Breakfast

September 5, 2014
8-9:30 am
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JCLP students Sarah McEwan and Max Glick with Mira Sussman at JCLP 2013 Community Welcome Breakfast

Student and Alumni Profiles

  • Jaime Bean

    Jaime grew up in Huntington Woods, MI, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Anthropology with minors in Environmental Studies and Community Action and Social Change.  Jaime’s formative Jewish experiences stem from an extensive background as a camper and later counsellor and staffer at Tamarac Camps.  Through UM Hillel, Jaime has been active in the Jewish Detroit Initiative, which exposes UM students to the Jewish presence in Detroit.  In JCLP, Jaime will be focusing on management and fundraising skills to serve the broad Jewish community.

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JCLP Events

  1. JCLP Annual Community Welcome Breakfast »

    September 5, 2014 - 8:00am

    Please join us in welcoming our students to the Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP)! Questions? Contact Andrea Siegel:

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