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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.
March 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) warmly invites you to the 2015 Communal Conversation. This year's theme is community storytelling, featuring local community members. Andrew Lustig, nationally-known Jewish slam poet, will also join us for this interactive, inspiring evening. Food will be served.
Additional featured speakers and storytellers:Arthur Horwitz - President and founder of the Detroit Jewish News Kaye White - Toy designer, mother of Jewish kids, lifelong hippie Karen Rosenstein - Past Coordinator of JARC Judaic and Spiritual Care Haya Bar Yitzhak - Schusterman Professor in Israeli Studies, Director of the Israel Folktale Archives at the University of Haifa Shira Schwartz - Bold and bright PhD candidate in comparative literature at U-M
This event is cosponsored by University of Michigan's Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.
November 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
An Open Door: Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines
The remarkable story of how President Quezon and Jewish networks created a haven for 1,300 Holocaust refugees, a number exceeding Schindler's List.
The film, "An Open Door: Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines" will be shown and a discussion with Professor Sharon Delmendo of St. John Fisher College will follow.
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the School of Social Work (CASC and JCLP), and The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies are co-sponsoring.
Food will be provided.