The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) Education Fellows work with Jewish communities across the South that range in size from fewer than ten students to hundreds of students, many of whom have limited access to professional Jewish resources. The ISJL’s mission is to ensure that all Jewish children in our Southern region will receive an excellent Jewish education no matter where they live or the size of their religious school.
Education Fellows work to create a common body of Jewish knowledge by:
- Assisting teachers in implementing a comprehensive religious school curriculum
- Traveling twice a month to Jewish communities across the South
- Leading Shabbat and holiday services
- Creating religious school programming for all age groups
- Organizing and directing an annual education conference
- Assisting with community and cultural programming
- Recruiting new communities
What You’ll Gain:
ISJL Education Fellows gain tremendous experience in Jewish communal services and leadership skills over the two year fellowship period as well as the opportunity to travel to unique Jewish communities in the South. Education Fellows are based in our office in Jackson, MS. On-the-job training is provided, as well as salary, expenses and benefits. Education Fellows in the past have been accepted into top graduate programs and received quality job offers in the Jewish community.
Qualifications: College degree, active involvement in Jewish life or organizations, résumé and references
To apply: please send a résumé, cover letter and two references. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Those received by January 15, 2014 will receive priority consideration.
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