Jewish Communal Leadership Program at the University of Michigan
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 combining:
The Jewish Communal Leadership Program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2013 incoming class.
Application and instructions are available now.
Originally from Oakland, California, Ariel Pearl-Jacobvitz majored in psychology at American University in
Washington DC. While in DC, shevolunteered for Everybody Wins DC and interned with Leadership Initiatives,
where she developed and led complex fundraising and lobbying projects. As a JCLP student, Ariel worked with
Kadima, a Metro Detroit organization focused on services for those with mental illnesses. She also interned with JVS
Detroit, working on career programming with the homeless individuals in downtown Detroit with JVS's. Ariel also
helped to organize "What Is Jewish Detroit?" JCLP's 2012 Communal Conversation. She is now a Program Officer for
the Covenant Foundation in New York City.