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Israel Engagement Fellowship #7

Date:
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Repeat every week until 04/04/2017
Location:
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Blvd.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Calling all college-bound 10th-12th graders:

Apply now for 7th co-hort of The Margo and Yoram Cohen Family Israel Engagement Fellowship!  

Don’t miss your chance to build leadership skills, strengthen your connection to Israel, connect with fellow teens and add valuable experience to your college application.

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The Fellowship examines the special relationship between the American Jewish community and the State of Israel.

During the eight-part program, participants will learn how to:

  • Explore Israel as a Jewish and democratic state
  • Examine the conflict and differing narratives in the State of Israel
  • Gain advocacy experience, social media skills, and become a savvy consumer of information
  • Evaluate the many ways they can engage with Israel on college campuses and beyond
Participants will benefit from a safe space to ask tough questions, role play complex scenarios they may face on campus, and learn Israel advocacy concepts and resources from dynamic speakers.

Become one of the nearly 100 college-bound high school students who have completed this prestigious fellowship.

For more information, select this link.

QUESTIONS: 
Contact Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath at samantha.vinokor@shalomdc.org or 301-230-7283.
MEETING DATES:
February 15
February 22
March 1
March 8
March 15
March 22
March 29
April 5 closing ceremony at the
Embassy of Israel in Washington, DC

WHEN:
6:00 - 8:00 PM

LOCATION:
The Jewish Federation of 
Greater Washington 
Abraham S. & Minnie Kay Conference Center
6101 Executive Blvd.,
North Bethesda, 20852

Kosher dinner will be provided at meetings.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
February 7, 2017

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
The Fellowship is open to all teens in grades 10 – 12 regardless of affiliation.

 

The program is funded by a generous contribution from The Margo and Yoram Cohen Family,
the Jewish Community Relations Council and The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the JCRC welcome the participation of interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds, gender identities and sexual orientations. Building an inclusive community is a Federation priority. We strive to accommodate all needs whenever possible; advance notice is required. Please contact us at 301-230-7200, and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

Photographs will be taken at this event, and your picture may appear on our website or in other publications. If you do not want your image to appear, please contact us at 301-230-7200 so that we may honor your request.
This event does not require an RSVP, but users who are registered to receive emails from JCRC can request event reminders.
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