New Gen Activism Fellowship 18/19
The New Gen Activism Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for young British Jews who are passionate about social justice, human rights, equality and pluralism and who care deeply about the State of Israel, to channel their deep commitment to Israel’s future and their passion for social justice into concrete activism, connecting the UK to grassroots groups in Israel.

New Gen (short for “New Generation”) is New Israel Fund’s international community of young adults and social activists in their twenties and thirties who are committed to this vision, and New Gen members in the UK are offered a variety of ways to learn, connect and act through our menu of educational, social and philanthropic activities.

The New Gen Activism Fellowship will offer exceptional young leaders a unique immersion into issues in Israeli society, opportunities to forge connections with Israeli activists leading positive change, and the skills and platforms to lead initiatives to support and advance this work. See below for more details.

About the form - you can edit your answers at the end, and if needed you can find a link to a word document version back on the fellowship page of the NIF website. Please be careful not to spend time completing the form only to lose your progress by closing your browser!

Email address *
Your Details
Full Name *
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Date of Birth *
Gender *
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Email Address *
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Contact Phone Number *
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Address *
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Have you been on any medium or long-term Israel programmes? *
(i.e 3 months or longer) Please specify
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What is your fluency in Hebrew? *
Are you currently working? *
What is your job title?
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Are you currently studying?
What are you studying?
Leave blank if not applicable
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How did you find out about the Fellowship?
Your Leadership Skills
We'd like to get a sense of what you've done so far, what you're good at, and where you'd like to improve. As a guide, we think 200-300 words for each question should be enough to answer these.
Please describe any leadership roles that you have previously held or are currently holding? *
What did you achieve in these roles?
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Have you ever been involved in any kind of social action work or campaign? *
If so, please specify and describe your role.
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Which communities are you currently involved in and in what capacity? *
This can be anything from being a member of a synagogue, to being on a committee, to participating in a movement or group.
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Your Vision
We'd like to get a better sense of you who are, and what you believe. As a guide, we think 200-300 words for each question should be enough to answer these.
How would you describe your relationship with Israel and/or Zionism? *
Has it changed over time? Has it been affected by changing circumstances in Israel?
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Describe what you believe are Israel's greatest achievements, and its greatest challenges. *
We are not looking for an exhaustive list - Describe one or two examples.
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The Fellowship
We would like to guage your thoughts about the fellowship and your participation in it. As a guide, answers should not exceed 250 words.
Please list any special talents, skills, experience or networks that you think would be an asset to the Fellowship? *
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What are you most excited about, and what are you hoping to gain? *
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How do you imagine bringing the fellowship experience to bear on your future involvement in the Jewish world? *
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Do you currently have any initial ideas about what change you would like to enact in the UK through this fellowship, and how you would achieve this change within the fellowship structure? *
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Which area/s of NIF's work interest/s you the most? *
Tick as many as you like.
Final Details
Just a few last things, we promise!
Please paste a copy of your current CV in the box below. *
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Please give the details of a referee that we can contact in the bow below. *
Please include their name, your relationship, their contact email and contact phone number.
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Finally, is there anything else you'd like to tell us, that you think is relevant to your application?
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Below is a list of requirements for participation in the Fellowship. Please read them carefully as they are all compulsory.
1. I agree to pay the sum of £500 upon acceptance to the fellowship, either through bank transfer or equivalent monthly direct debit.
2. I will represent the values of New Israel Fund UK with respect.
3. I will participate in the Study Tour to Israel From July 9 to 16 (subject to change) and understand that every aspect of the Tour is compulsory.
4. I agree to plan and run 4 events with my co-fellows for the UK New Gen community throughout the year.
5. I agree to 'speak out' at least 3 times on issues covered by the Fellowship through public speaking, leading educational activities or writing in the press.
6. I agree to participate in all the Fellowship events and programs (please refer back to the Fellowship page on our website for dates)
7. I agree to participate in a feedback report process three times during the year (at the end of the trip, after 6 months, and at the end)
I am prepared to fulfill all the obligations of the Fellowship: *
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