Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students
Photos of Hornstein Students

News and Events

The Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program, a unique opportunity for leadership growth for students entering or in their first year in graduate school to become Jewish professional leaders, and the Wexner Field Fellowship Program for promising full-time Jewish communal professionals who are seeking professional development, have now opened for application. Visit for more details and to apply. Application deadline is January 7th, 2015.

Jonathan Sarna, Hornstein Program chair, welcomed students at orientation on Sunday, August 24. Twelve new students from seven states and Canada participated in this annual Hornstein event planned and run by the 2nd-year students.

The Hornstein community mourns the death of Leonard Fein (1934-2014), a Hornstein founder and faculty member, Klutznick Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies at Brandeis for a decade, and a major public intellectual on the American Jewish scene for half-a-century. [Read more in the The Times of Israel]

Hornstein instructor, Matt Boxer, receives 2014-2015 Berman Foundation Early Career & Dissertation Fellowship from the Association of Jewish Studies.

Hornstein student, Joseph Hyams '15, quoted in Times of Israel regarding proposed social media "ceasefire".

Read our latest Hornstein newsletter, Impact, published 6/3/14.

Alison Kur '02, executive director of Jewish living at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA, was recently awarded the prestigious 2014 Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. [read more]

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Welcome to Hornstein

Learn more about our programs with the video links below:
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The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program is a master's level program combining intensive academics, field-based experiences, and international travel to prepare visionary leaders for the twenty-first-century Jewish community.

A twenty-one-month, dual-degree graduate program built on a tradition of pragmatic scholarship, Hornstein is your next step toward joining a new generation of Jewish leadership. 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.