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J Leaders

Creating lifelong connections to ensure a vibrant Jewish community and make the world a better place.

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Your Time Is Now

The future of our Jewish community depends on developing and engaging ethical, strong Jewish young adult leaders. J Leaders fellows and alumni make a difference in everything they do – in their own teams and organizations, in the Jewish community, and the world.

Who Are We

Providing Impactful Leadership Skill Development

  • We believe everyone can develop leadership skills and make a difference in the world.
  • We believe people become great leaders through values-based leadership skill development.
  • We believe that effective leadership development occurs by engaging with world-class leaders and creating learn-by-doing experiences.

Creating a Connected Jewish Community

  • We learn, grow, and connect in an inclusive Jewish environment.
  • We are creating a vibrant, tight-knit community, through connections to Judaism and leadership.
  • We are a launching pad for creating lifelong connections that support a vibrant Jewish community, locally and beyond.


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J Leaders Academy

Cohort-based Leadership Development Program

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J Leaders Forum

Prominent Jewish leaders share stories as a leader and mensch

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Tailored Personal, Professional, and Career Development

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Rarely have I found myself among such an eclectic, insightful group of people in a completely immersive environment. Everyone at the retreat truly wanted to be there. Within hours, I could tell it was a special group that was beginning an important journey together.

Yale Friend2021-22 Academy Fellow

In these turbulent times, I am so thankful to be a part of the Leadership Academy to grow as a socially-conscious leader with other passionate young adults!

Judith Silverberg-Rajna2020-21 Academy Fellow

I truly appreciated being included in the retreat and look forward to growing my leadership skills and approach through reflection, empathy, and engaging with Jewish values.

Rafi Schraer2021-22 Academy Fellow

The Leadership Academy is a treasure. It brings enormous value by connecting the fellows with people across various industries who are eager to share what they learned along the way. No regular training program provides similar value.

Galina Livitina2020-21 Academy Fellow