Learning and training Opportunities

Yesod Webinar: Host a Global Day of Jewish Learning

The Global Day of Jewish Learning is an international festival of Jewish learning that unites Jews of all backgrounds, all around the world, on a single day through study of our shared texts. This year’s Day, on November 12, 2017 will explore the theme Beauty and Ugliness. Yesod is delighted to host a webinar for community professionals and educators interested in learning more. Join the webinar on Monday July 31 at 14:00 Central European Time, to learn more about this free opportunity for your community and to taste the learning materials. Contact info@yesodeurope.eu for joining information.

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JDC-Yesod Fellowship

The JDC-Yesod Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for one emerging young European leader to spend a year in a Jewish community, working to develop innovative community programs and outreach and gain first-hand experience specifically in the Jewish professional space.

The fellow will be part of the JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps (JSC). JSC is a year-long opportunity for Jewish young professionals to work in another country with JDC, the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization. Responding to international Jewish and humanitarian needs, JSC fellows facilitate and create innovative programs in a variety of settings using their unique skills and talents. The fellow will receive a stipend for living expenses.

As a future Jewish leader and professional, the JDC-Yesod Fellow will be mentored by a leading professional from Yesod, a new initiative to support young Jewish adults in Europe with the networks, knowledge, and skills to help them create vibrant and meaningful Jewish life in their communities and across Europe.

Applicants must be over 21.

For more information go to www.jdcentwine.org/jsc and for questions please be in touch with Yael Zaken at YaelZ@jdc.org.

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BINA Beit Midrash TLV

Are you working professionally in a Jewish community or organisation in Europe or as a Jewish educator? Do you want to expand your Jewish fluency to deepen and broaden the impact of your work?

Yesod are excited to be sponsoring places at the September 2017 semester of the BINA Beit Midrash TLV programme. This intensive 4 month programme in Tel Aviv offers Jewish learning in English in an egalitarian, pluralistic, and non-coercive environment. The programme covers courses such as Talmud, Tanach, Jewish philosophy, and Israeli studies from a secular perspective, as well as a Hebrew Ulpan and social action volunteering.

Yesod will sponsor tuition and provide a monthly stipend to contribute towards living costs. Yesod will cover return flights to Israel. Participants will be expected to pay a USD 300 deposit to BINA. Yesod sponsored students must commit to working one year in a European Jewish community following their time at BINA. For more information about the programme and to apply click here or contact Zoe Jick at zoe@bina.org.il.

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YESOD-sponsored Pardes European Leadership Fellows

The Pardes European Leadership Fellowship is open to European Jewish students and leaders (ages 20-35) who are passionate about building community and eager to enrich their personal and professional identities through the in-depth study of classic Jewish texts and core Jewish ideas.

A select number of Pardes European Leadership Fellows will be sponsored by Yesod. Awardees will receive additional financial support and professional enrichment, including individualized coaching and the option of joining the Pardes Experiential Educators.

YESOD-sponsored fellows must commit to two years of active involvement in a European Jewish Community, following their year at Pardes.

For more information, contact erika@pardes.org.il.

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Junction- Rescape

Rescape is an innovative new seminar that brings together young people with big ideas and a drive to make them happen in their Jewish communities.

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The ultimate non-denominational Jewish learning festival. Inspired by the first (and still largest) Limmud in the UK, Limmud festivals now happen all over the world and offer Jews of all ages to gather.
Limmud International – including a list of all international Limmud gatherings.

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Project Zug

An online platform for chevruta (paired) learning, on a wide range of topics. Project Zug offers a platform in which a pair of students (usually from different countries and paired by Project Zug) study texts that are curated and presented by high-level teachers.

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