What: The AJWS Global Justice Fellowship is a selective program designed to inspire, educate and train American rabbis to become activist leaders in support of global justice. The fellowship includes a 7-day educational trip to a developing country and the opportunity to advocate for laws and policies in Washington, D.C. that will promote human rights around the globe. Participants experience the power of grassroots efforts to overcome injustice and then use their moral authority to influence national decisionmakers and mobilize their own communities to take action.
When: U.S. programming from October 16, 2017 – April 10, 2018; international travel from January 14-21, 2018.
Where: In addition to international travel, meetings will take place in New York City, Washington, D.C., and via a virtual seminar space.
Who: The fellowship is open to all North American rabbis who possess the potential to provide outstanding leadership to help shape the future of the American Jewish community’s commitment to global justice.
Application Deadline: July 7, 2017
Cost: $180 – $540 (sliding scale based on financial ability) plus cost of visas, vaccinations, medications, health/travel insurance and some meals.