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EDUCATION • ENGAGEMENT • EXPERIENCES
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center provides Jewish education, engagement and experiences
for all ages and stages of Jewish life.
For Young Leaders
J-Lead is a series of workshops over the course of four months designed to foster the development of Austin’s young leaders in the Jewish community. If you are a young adult looking to begin or expand your leadership development journey, we invite you to apply!
Check back soon for the next J-Lead series.
For Jewish Communal Leaders
Yesod, Hebrew for “foundation,” is a collaboration between The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence at the Jewish Federation of North America and the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning.
- Innovative program to build a pipeline of excellent volunteer leadership through hands-on training and leadership skill development, framed and inspired by Jewish texts.
- Designed for individuals with leadership experience who are currently serving in Jewish communal leadership roles and who have the capacity and desire to serve in senior leadership roles.
- Thought-provoking and practical curriculum includes topics such as: Your Personal Journey to Leadership, Nurturing Vision, and Inspired Communication.
Rachel Stern MAJE/MAJCS | Chief Learning & Engagement Officer
Alachua Nazarenko MJEd. | Education and Engagement Director
Registration for the 2021-2022 cohort is now open.
Education and Engagement Director
O (512) 735-8052