Candidate Application for Text and Tradition: A Jewish Literacy Initiative
Text and Tradition is an immersive, cohort-based literacy initiative for senior level professionals, Jewish and non-Jewish working in Jewish nonprofits. Participants will expand their knowledge of Jewish texts, Jewish values, and Jewish history to develop greater cultural competence at work.
The program begins with a five day retreat, May 31-June 4, 2020, with follow-up webinars once a month through December 2020. .
Candidates must be nominated by their organizations to participate.
The following are the application requirements:
a) The candidate application form (this form)
b) The nomination form (
Tuition, room, and board for participants is $3500. The first 10 participants accepted into the program will receive a $500 scholarship to offset tuition. Candidates are encouraged to seek sponsorship from their nominating organizations.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Sharon Blumenthal-Cohen at
. This program is generously funded with grants from the Covenant and Aviv Foundations.
Organization and Professional Title
Describe your work leadership role, responsibilities, and challenges in your non-profit. (2-4 paragraphs)
What do you hope to gain by participating in this initiative? (2-4 paragraphs)
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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