- Prospective Students
- Current Students
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:
Program Funding: Nonresident students: $47,000 award, Resident students $23,500. All applicants are encouraged to investigate and apply for the Wexner Graduate Fellowships, FEREP scholarships, and the JCC Association Graduate Scholarship Program. Merit awards and need based financial aid are also available.
May 2, 2014 - 3:00pm
Please Join in Celebrating the 2014 Graduates of the University of Michigan Jewish Communal Leadership Program
February 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:15pm
4-5pm, Community Reception "Appetizers and Apps," sponsored by The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Kosher hors d'oeuvres; find out about the latest Jewish education apps for adults and kids with volunteers from U-M Hillel's Jewish Engineering Association.
5-7:15pm, Panel Topic: "360° Education Models in a Non-360° World"
Can immersive Jewish settings like camps, day schools and Israel trips guarantee a Jewish future? What do the best of these programs achieve? What are the challenges of translating rich educational experiences into meaningful Jewish lives?
Panel Moderator: Dr. Deborah Ball (Dean, U-M School of Education)
Panelists: Rabbi Shira Koch Epstein (Exec. Dir., 14th St. Y in New York City); Dr. Marc Kramer (Exec. Dir. RAVSAK, The Jewish Community Day School Network); Amy Skopp Cooper (Assoc. Dir., Camp Ramah); Rabbi David Gedzelman (Exec. VP, The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life), Rabbi Paul Yedwab (Temple Israel, West Bloomfield), Tilly Shames (Exec. Dir., U-M Hillel)
Note: the panel will also be webcast online for those who live outside the Metro Detroit area.