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 is accepting applications for Fall 2015. View the JCLP PDF detailing funding, program requirements, and how to apply.

Contact Andrea Siegel ( for more details.

JCLP students Sarah McEwan and Max Glick with Mira Sussman at JCLP 2013 Community Welcome Breakfast

Student and Alumni Profiles

  • Mayan Herman

    Mayan Herman

    Mayan was born in Jerusalem, Israel.  She attended the University of Pittsburg in Pennsylvania, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her BSW.  Mayan also minored in Spanish, which she expanded while studying abroad in Seville, Spain.  Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Mayan has been a caseworker with Department of Human Services in Pennsylvania, where she values the diversity of cultural backgrounds in the families she has served.  Mayan comes to JCLP hoping to deepen her skills with youth in clinical work, as well as learn more about agency organizational capacities.

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JCLP Events

  1. JCLP 2015 Graduation »

    May 1, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Please join us as our second-year students graduate from JCLP. The 2015 guest speaker is Or Mars, Director of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship / Davidson Scholars Program.

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