The Blumberg Fellowship for Jewish Community Relations

Apply Now to Become a Future NYC Jewish Civic Leader!

The Blumberg Fellowship for Jewish Community Relations is a 12-month civic leadership training program at JCRC-NY for young Jewish leaders in New York City. Participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and cultural competency to advance the values, interests, and security of the New York Jewish community by building relationships with key public officials and diverse community and faith leaders. Together, the cohort will learn how to face the most challenging issues of our day in the hopes of creating a more interconnected New York for all.

Through a stimulating series of discussions and activities, the fellowship presents its participants with an opportunity to identify and address the issues and needs of the community. Throughout the fellowship, participants will greatly expand their leadership potential as well as their personal and professional networks as they grow into the next generation of NYC Jewish civic leaders.

Application Criteria

Seeking Jewish young professionals between the ages of 25-40+ who are committed to learning about and engaging in civic life. Successful applicants will find significant value in Jewish communal life and engage beyond the Jewish community into building relationships with leaders of other diverse communities as well as public officials . They should appreciate navigating complex and nuanced issues and rolling up their sleeves to build a better city.

Application deadline extended to December 22, 2023