Meet BJLI Fellows


Class of 2016


About BJLI

BJLI Info Sheet

BJLI Info Sheet


BJLI Curriculum

BJLI curriculum emphasizes core management and leadership skills in the context of the Jewish intellectual thought, as well as historical and contemporary issues of the Russian-speaking and American Jewish communities.
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BJLI Faculty

BJLI courses and modules are taught by prominent faculty and leading practitioners from major Jewish communal organizations throughout the world.
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BJLI schedule

BJLI is a 12-month fellowship for in-service professionals, delivered through concentrated face-to-face modules, a year-long cycle of online instruction, and overseas educational travel. Fellows participate in 3 four-day seminars at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and New York City, embark on an 8-day overseas trip, and take online classes during the fall and spring semesters, while working on individual and team projects related to the classes.

January 4 - 7, 2015 Opening seminar. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Jan. - Mar., 2015 Strategic Management. Weekly online webinars (weekdays in the afternoon, dates and time TBD)
Apr. - May, 2015 Financial Management. Weekly online webinars (weekdays in the  afternoon, dates and time TBD)
Aug. 30 - Sep.1, 2015 Seminar in New York, NY
Sep. 2 - Sep. 9, 2015 Overseas Mission
Sep. - Oct., 2015  Fundraising and Resource Development. Weekly online webinars (weekdays in the afternoon, dates and time TBD)
Nov. - Dec., 2015 Program Analysis and Evaluation. Weekly online webinars (weekdays in the afternoon, dates and time TBD)
Feb. 7 - 9, 2016 Concluding Seminar. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA