The JGSI Fellowship

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The JGSI Fellowship
Sunday nights beginning January 26, 2020
Limited spots available; apply ASAP
APPLY NOWTESTIMONIALS & GALLERY
The JGSI Fellowship is a groundbreaking, award-winning training program designed to shape the next generation of Jewish leaders.

Over eight weekly dinner sessions, select Jewish graduate students and alumni in the greater Los Angeles area will discuss the fundamentals of Jewish ethics and leadership through interactive presentations by world-class speakers. Participants will gain the rare opportunity to develop meaningful connections with top Jewish executives, attorneys and community activists, and with each other. The program includes a weekend retreat, social action volunteering, and exclusive events and activities. Participants who complete all program requirements will receive a stipend of $300.

Previous speakers include:

Jerry Levin, Former CEO, Time Warner
Nina Tassler, Former Chair, CBS Entertainment
Steven Nichols, CEO, K-Swiss
Patty Glaser, Partner, Glaser Weil
Joseph Sanberg, Founding Investor, Blue Apron
Sherry Gunther Shugerman, Founder, POPmedia Brands
Ben Silverman, Founder, Propagate

Premier partner nonprofits including the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Bet Tzedek and the American Jewish Committee will present participants with further leadership opportunities.

The JGSI Fellowship program is a proud winner of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles’ “Cutting Edge” grant and a proud beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

Apply now for Spring 2020!

The JGSI Fellowship

APPLY NOW
The JGSI Fellowship
SPRING 2021 COHORTS:

LOS ANGELES:
Sunday nights at 6:30pm Pacific starting January 24, 2021

OUTSIDE LOS ANGELES:
Wednesday nights at 8pm EDT starting January 27, 2021
APPLY NOWTESTIMONIALS & GALLERY
The JGSI Fellowship is a groundbreaking, award-winning training program that has inspired the next generation of Jewish leadership for hundreds of young adults.

Over eight weekly sessions, select Jewish graduate students and alumni will discuss the fundamentals of Jewish ethics and leadership through interactive presentations by world-class speakers. Participants will gain the rare opportunity to develop meaningful connections with top Jewish executives, attorneys and community activists, and with each other.

We will have two cohorts this Spring 2021:

1. Los Angeles
In Partnership with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Includes weekly dinner pickup and (COVID permitting) a weekend retreat, social action volunteering, Shabbat dinners, and exclusive events and activities. Premier partner nonprofits including the Jewish Federation, Bet Tzedek and the ADL will present participants with further leadership opportunities.

2. Outside Los Angeles
Sponsored by the Sloan Family Foundation

Includes breakout rooms by geographic area and introductions to local Jewish organizations and educators, so you can build your local peer group while forming a national community.

Past guest speakers include:

Shari Redstone (Chairwoman, ViacomCBS)

Stan Kasten (President, LA Dodgers)
Stephen Davis (President, Hasbro Studios)
Nina Tassler (Former Chair, CBS Entertainment)
Craig Newmark (Founder, Craigslist)
Joe Asher (CEO, William Hill US)
Ellen Siminoff (Former CEO, Shmoop University)
Stephen Kaplan (Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital Management)
Ynon Kreiz (CEO, Mattel)
Jerry Levin (Former CEO, Time Warner)
Rebecca Rothstein (Managing Director, The RVR Group)
Steven Nichols (Former CEO, K-Swiss)
Ben Silverman (Founder, Propagate)



Eligibility Requirements and Application

Applicants Must:

--Be between the ages of 22 and 35
--Have at least one Jewish parent (or converted to Judaism)
--Have not previously participated in any advanced Jewish studies program of duration of more than 3 months (including Gap Year in Israel, Judaic Studies major, Yeshiva/Seminary, Rabbinic programs, etc.)
--Have demonstrated leadership experience (professional, communal, or academic)
--Be committed to the Jewish community and personal growth
--Be able to attend all program sessions


Apply now for Spring 2021!

The JGSI Fellowship is a proud winner of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles’ “Cutting Edge” grant and a proud beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.