The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program trains students to meet the challenges of a fast-changing Jewish community

The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University is a master's level dual-degree program combining intensive academics, field-based experiences, and international travel to prepare visionary leaders for the 21st-century Jewish community.


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Welcome to Hornstein

JEWISH LEADERS of the 21st century must be able to understand trends, frame issues, and apply professional skills in new and creative ways.

To address these challenges,the Hornstein Program offers students top-quality scholarship, intensive professional training, and carefully selected field experiences in several graduate-level 21-month dual-degree programs. Built on a tradition of pragmatic scholarship, the Hornstein Program develops your knowledge, your professional skills, and your career goals in the classroom and in the field.

Benefit from the high-level education, mentoring, and networking that will enable you to translate your personal commitments into meaningful, professional leadership in the Jewish community.

At a Glance

Hornstein Program Degree Options

Program Highlights:
   Seminar in Israel
   Seminar in Former Soviet Union
   Field Experience

Program Course Requirements

Career Opportunities

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