WHY J LEADERS?
J Leaders offers crucial leadership development for the next generation of leaders. The illusion is that leaders are self-made. The reality is that high impact leaders get there through support, partnership, community, mentorship and training. J Leaders bridges the ancient technology of jewish life with contemporary learning helping high potential leaders be equipped for 21st century challenges and opportunities.
Josh Feldman is the founder of R&R: The Rest of our Lives. R&R seeks to provide rest based solutions for those doing the hard work of changing the world.
Josh walks daily. He watercolors on zoom calls, and on good days you can find him hiking in the mountains of western MA. Josh is a master facilitator, coach and public speaker with 20 years of experience building cohort communities, experience design and community building with other do-gooders. He is a creativity evangelist, dirt digging aspiring gardener and life long student to his three kids.
Most recently Josh was the Vice President, Leadership Development and Springboard at Hillel International. He is passionate about the intersections of creativity and leadership. Josh was the Founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Creativity and Assistant Dean of the Whizin Center for Continuing Education at American Jewish University. Previously, he was the Director of the Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists. Prior to that, Josh was the Jeremiah Fellowship National Director for the Progressive Jewish Alliance, now known as Bend the Arc. He is an alumnus of the Jeremiah Fellowship, Selah and ROI.
Josh is a skilled trainer and coach who focuses on creativity and leadership development. Josh is a co-founder of East Side Jews. He holds a MA in Education with a concentration in Creativity and Leadership from Prescott College and a BFA in Performance Studies and Media Production from Emerson College.