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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:

How To Apply

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017. The online application can be found here. For full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2016. Priority deadline is February 1, 2017 and regular deadline is March 1,2017.

Contact Paige Walker (vpwalker@umich.edu) for more details or any questions.

Student and Alumni Profiles

  • Alice Mishkin

    Alice Mishkin
    • Practice Method:
      Community Organization
    • Practice Area:
      Community and Social Systems

    Alice Mishkin is the program coordinator for the Community Action and Social Change undergraduate minor in the University of Michigan School of Social Work. During her time in JCLP, she worked to develop intra-Jewish dialogue programs around Israel, gender and Jewish identity. Alice focused her studies on international community organizing against human rights violations, and Arab and Jewish narratives of oppression and Diaspora. She has worked at the Save Darfur Coalition in Washington, DC, and at American Jewish World Service in New York. Alice spent a year on the Dorot Fellowship, working in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Qalqilya and Nablus for Israeli and Palestinian human rights organizations.

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