Uri L’Tzedek’s 2020 Social Justice Fellowship in New York City!
“On Three things does the world stand: Torah, service, and acts of loving kindness”(Avot 1:2).
- Torah – There will be daily learning sessions taught by some of the best and brightest Orthodox Rabbis and activists in the tri-state area (and from global thought leaders via webinars).
- Service – Participants will gain important leadership and activist skills through hands-on engagement in Jewish social justice campaigns.
- Acts of Loving Kindness – Participants will be engaging in a variety of projects geared towards improving the world around them in areas such as combating systemic racism, promoting workers’ rights and helping asylum seekers.
In order to encourage a diverse array of participants, a $1,000 stipend will be provided upon completion of the program to cover the costs of living. The program will be four weeks long (June 1 – 26, 2020) and take place in Midtown Manhattan. This program is geared towards undergraduates, graduate students, and recent college graduates between the ages of 18-23. Application decisions will be made on a rolling basis until March 6, 2020.
About Uri L’Tzedek: Uri L’Tzedek is an Orthodox social justice organization guided by Torah values and dedicated to combating suffering and oppression. Through community-based education, leadership development and action, Uri L’Tzedek creates discourse, inspires leaders, and empowers the Jewish community towards creating a more just world. To apply please fill out the following form and send a resume and two letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, feel free to contact our program officer Dani Satlow at email@example.com.
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