The Nachshon Project

The Nachshon Project identifies, inspires, and cultivates the next generation of Jewish communal professional leaders. The program recruits fellows (engaged college students), exposes them to innovation and excellence in leadership, to create a pool of talented, skilled and capable individuals interested in entering the field of Jewish communal work. Components of the program include: the spring semester of their junior year abroad at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, including a semester-long seminar, trips, and frequent opportunities to meet with influential leaders. Areas of study include innovation and entrepreneurship, education, spirituality, leadership, Judaism, and Israel.