Jobs in the Jewish Community

As a service to our alumni and the general public, we list job openings submitted to the Hornstein Program by Jewish communal organizations and schools worldwide.

This listing is updated as job posts are received.

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Current Openings

December 1, 2023

About Young Judaea Sprout Lake Brooklyn Day Camp:

Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, nestled in Red Hook, offers a unique Hebrew dual-language camp experience for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. We create a unique space for children from diverse backgrounds to form a joyful community based on Jewish values, a shared connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.

About this Position:

Seeking a collaborative team player with a dynamic personality to help us bring summer to life all year round. As our Assistant Camp Director you’ll be responsible for educational programming, staff recruitment, hiring, and providing essential support to our day-to-day operations. This is not your typical desk job, but a hands-on, creative, role. The Assistant Director is not afraid to stand up in front of a crowd, wears multiple hats, thrives in diversity, and has camp vision. It's full of opportunities for someone to shine!

 Salary: 55K

December 1, 2023

About the Ronald S. Lauder Impact Initiative (LLI):

Founded in 2022 by ronald Lauder, LII is a startup with aspirational goals to increase the trajectory of Jewish Day School enrollment trends in North and South America, using bold and creative strategies. LII was established based on the core belief of the importance of Jewish education and the key to engaged, vibrant Jewish futures and the Jewish continuum. 

About the Position:

The ideal candidate for this role will be a self-starter who is intuiative, strategic, positive, trustworthy, and responsive.  Reporting directly to the Executive Director, this individual will be responsible for providing executive-level and personal support to the ED. This position requires excellent project management skills, the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment, work independently and operate with a high attention to detail, contributing to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. 

Salary: 85K

November 16, 2023

About Beth El Temple Center:

Beth El Temple Center is a  congregation of approximately 350 families, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.  Located in Belmont, Massachusetts, Beth El Temple Center serves many of the surrounding communities including Arlington, Cambridge, Watertown, Lexington, and Somerville. Beth El has a strong egalitarian tradition and welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community. We are committed to celebrating diversity and we strive to offer a place for learning and living Torah, for helping repair the world, for helping to create a supportive and loving community, and for nurturing the soul. The Greater Boston Jewish Community is strong, providing rich collegial networks and generative resources for congregants and staff. 

About this position:

As a member of the professional staff, the Director of Education will partner with the Rabbi, Associate Rabbi, Cantor, and lay leaders to develop an educational vision and programming that supports  lifelong learning for everyone in our community.  In addition, our Director of Education will work with those partners to develop and implement a strategic vision for the BETC Religious School that addresses Jewish education and learning for students and families for the 21st century.

Salary range: $80K - 105K

November 16, 2023

About Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Foundation:

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation’s mission is to contribute to the flourishing of the United States and Israel as just, inclusive, compassionate and democratic societies, and to improve the quality of life in both countries. The Foundation’s major areas include leadership development, management of nonprofits, the humanities, Jewish life and urban engagement. The Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership’s mission is to strengthen the capacities of talented professionals who lead—or have the potential to lead—important nonprofit institutions. The Mandel Institute’s programs prepare mid-career professionals for leadership roles in Jewish nonprofit and educational institutions.

About this position:

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation is seeking an Operations Associate at the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership in Brookline, Massachusetts. The Operations Associate will play a pivotal role shaping the success of our leadership development programs by providing operational support and coordination for all aspects of our programs. Their proficiency with technology and digital platforms, interest in administrative and financial processes, and desire to support a mission-driven organization, will be assets in this role.

Salary range: $55K - 65K

November 10, 2023

About the Harold Grinspoon Foundation:

Founded in 1991 by successful businessman and philanthropist, Harold Grinspoon, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) has invested more than $200 million in programs that make Jewish life and Jewish community more vibrant and more connected. Based in Agawam, Massachusetts (just five minutes from Springfield and thirty minutes from Hartford), HGF and its sister foundation the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation (HGCF), employ over 125 employees and offer national and international philanthropic programs that range from enhancing Jewish life throughout the US and the globe, to bringing together colleges and universities to promote entrepreneurship, to providing support and resources for local farmers, to honoring local public school teachers, to supplying over 650,000 free books monthly to children throughout the world.

About this position:

The Evaluation Specialist’s primary responsibilities are to assist the Director of Evaluation in collecting and analyzing data related to PJ Library, JCamp 180, Life & Legacy and other key programs and initiatives from across the foundation. These efforts will result in the development of recommendations to enhance and improve program effectiveness and efficiency. The ideal candidate will be curious by nature, have a passion for marketing and business analytics, be proficient in Excel, and comfortable working both independently as well as in a team environment. 

Salary range: 

November 2, 2023

About Shalom Hartman Institute:

The Shalom Hartman Institute is a leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. Our mission is to strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity and pluralism and ensure that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century.

About the Director of Boston position:

The Director of Boston will play a primary role in leading the Institute’s strategy, relationships, development, and programmatic work in Boston. This professional will cultivate a deep understanding of the needs of SHI NA’s partners and target audiences as well as a thorough grasp of the programmatic and consultative resources SHI NA offers - in order to establish sophisticated and relevant ongoing strategic partnerships and programs. Key responsibilities include strategic relationship engagement; creative program development, internal management and administration; public presence; fundraising leadership; and collaboration with colleagues to coordinate and manage SHI NA’s local presence.

Salary range: $115K - 155K

About the Program Coordinator position:

Shalom Hartman Institute of North America (SHI NA) has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, organized, thoughtful, and detail-oriented individual to support our Wellspring programs. SHI NA’s Wellspring initiative is a growing suite of educational interventions for young Jews between the ages of 15–25, and for the professionals, educators, and institutions that serve them on college campuses and at day schools, summer camps, congregational schools, and youth groups.

Salary range: $60K - 65K

About the Chief of Staff and Director of Board Relations:

SHI NA has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, thoughtful, organized, efficient, and detail-oriented individual to enhance the work of SHI’s President and board of directors. Reporting directly to the President of SHI, the Chief of Staff and Director of Board Relations will serve as a key partner and gatekeeper to the President with project management and execution of strategic initiatives, in addition to supporting with his calendar and travel schedules. This person will also be responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving the full suite of resources to assist the Board in their operational, fiduciary, governance, and ambassadorial roles using strong diplomatic, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

Salary range: $90K - 120K

October 26, 2023

About Schusterman Center for Israel Studies:

The primary goal of the Schusterman Center is to strengthen the scholarly field of Israel Studies, provide scholarly training for faculty, and provide resources for the teaching of Israel Studies to a range of cohorts. 

About this position:

The Assistant Director for the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies works under the direction of the Senior Associate Director of the Schusterman Center. The Assistant Director conceptualizes and develops management systems, sets office policies, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations, budget and finances of a large center. An important component is nurturing working relationships with affiliated staff, visiting faculty, scholars, and graduate students, as well as with donors, and other Brandeis departments. An ability to think critically to develop a long-term vision for Center operations is essential. A working knowledge of Hebrew and Israel Studies is helpful but not required.

Salary Range 69-77K

October 26, 2023

About Jewish Family Service:

JFS is a Framingham, Massachusetts based non-profit agency, founded in 1979, that provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.  The annual budget is approximately $4.5 million. JFS has deep roots in both the Jewish and the broader community. It is a diverse and inclusive organization. The agency serves Metrowest and Greater Boston area residents regardless of religion, race, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law and promotes inclusiveness and diversity in hiring, retention, promotion and board and committee recruitment. Guided by a tradition of social responsibility and compassion, JFS is dedicated to supporting people of all ages and backgrounds, treating people with dignity and compassion, helping people achieve and sustain healthy lives and independence, providing culturally relevant services and collaborating with community partners to broaden our impacts.

About this position:

JFS seeks an Annual Campaign Manager who will support the Senior Director of Philanthropy to foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization. The Annual Campaign Manager must have strong strategic planning skills and be capable of developing and implementing clear goals, systems and priorities. They must be hands-on and a strategic leader with experience at developing collaborative relationships, both internally and externally with the ability to translate the JFS mission into resource development opportunities.

Salary Range: 80-100K

October 26, 2023

About Sefaria:

Sefaria is a non-profit organization dedicated to building the future of Torah in an open and participatory way. We are assembling a free, digital library of Jewish texts and translations and developing digital tools, educational resources, and engagement opportunities that enable people to deepen their study. Sefaria was founded in 2013 and has since become a mainstay of Jewish learning and education with more than 4 million users annually. Sefaria’s API powers nearly 80 independent projects and dozens of Torah-focused websites. Sefaria's team of nearly 30 full-time staff is remote, with employees based in several US cities and in Israel.

About this position:

The Communications Specialist is a new position created to implement Sefaria’s communications strategy. The individual in this position will produce a majority of outgoing communications, working with all members of the marketing and communications team, as well as members of other teams -- Product, Engineering, Development, and Learning. Day-to-day, the Specialist will write and/or edit content, publish content, and otherwise support all communications strategies. On a monthly basis, the Specialist will be responsible for creating and/or editing 20-30 social media posts, 10-20 emails for multiple departments, 5+ blog posts, and content for landing pages. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and able to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team in a remote environment. This is a fast-paced position responsible for keeping multiple projects running smoothly and responding to last-minute requests.

Salary range: $72.80K - 83.60K

October 13, 2023

About Congregation Shalom:

Congregation Shalom is a Reform Jewish Congregation, representing a liberal interpretation of Judaism, building upon the bedrock of stability established by our founders in 1951.  We are dedicated to the study and teaching of the ethical and spiritual ideals of Judaism and to integrating these ideals into the present day world.

About this position:

The Executive Director's job is to lead, manage and oversee programming, marketing,
financial, building, administrative and security operations of Congregation Shalom in an
effective and efficient manner consistent with the values of Congregation Shalom and
Reform Judaism. The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board of
Trustees, and coordinates with the Senior Rabbi in a working partnership to implement
Shalom’s vision. The Executive Director is one of the key faces at Shalom and maintains
a 'member service' mindset, interacting with all its congregants, staff, and the larger
Jewish community.

Salary range: $100K+

October 10, 2023

About Central Synagogue:

Central Synagogue is one of the leading and largest Reform congregations in the country. Located in Midtown Manhattan, Central’s reach includes more than 2,800 member families, a livestream community numbering in the hundreds of thousands, and more than 800 students, from birth to twelfth grade, in the Nursery and Religious schools. It has long played a significant role in the national Reform movement and is known for its innovation and leadership in worship, leading to a greatly expanded audience over the last two decades. Central Synagogue works toward a world in which Judaism is core to the lives of Central members and Jews everywhere and is a profound and positive force for humanity. Central continually redefines what it means to be Jewish today, both within the Synagogue community and far beyond the Synagogue’s walls. 

About this position:

The Manager of Community Building on the Adult Engagement Team is responsible for fostering connections between members and between Neighbors both in-person and online. Using a relational and data-based approach in partnership with our Membership Team, the Manager ensures that Central’s members and Neighbors feel seen and known by one another through their participation in supportive, well-run small groups, volunteer opportunities and in our online community.

Salary range: $72K - 77K

October 10, 2023

About the Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University:

The Merle and Majorie Fish Interfaith Center, home of the Ray and Pauline Wallace All Faiths Chapel and the J.E. and Flora Scott Wilkinson Founders Chapel, is the result of a collaborative effort of an exceptional team of architects, artists, designers, and engineers.  Completed in 2004, the interfaith center is a unique treasure on the Chapman campus. 

About this position:

The Director of Jewish Life is a member of the Fish Interfaith Center staff and reports to the Dean of the Chapel. This includes independent leadership of relevant Holy day services for students on campus as needed and coordination with national Jewish campus ministry organizations on campus. Along with members of the Fish Interfaith Staff, the position serves the spiritual needs of the Chapman University campus. The Director serves as the Fish Interfaith Center’s liaison with the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education with regard to programming and other activities, and interacts on behalf of Chapman with the interfaith and Jewish communities in the surrounding community. The position provides spiritual care to meet the needs of Jewish students in particular, as well as all members of the Chapman University community. As a representative of Chapman University, the individual filling this position promotes interfaith dialogue and understanding both on and off campus.

Salary range: $84K - 98K

September 19, 2023

About Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County:

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming, inspiring, and saving lives in the Palm Beaches and 70 countries around the world. Each year, Jewish Federation inspires thousands of community members to contribute, volunteer, and participate in programs that generate more than $30 million to leading a powerful impact in the community.

About this position:

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated inaugural Director to lead the newly created Palm Beach Center to Combat Antisemitism and Hatred. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to combat antisemitism and other forms of hate in the community. The Director will work in close partnership with key organizations and individuals throughout Palm Beach County to build communal strategies and programs and to recommend funds to support this work. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to lead the newly created center and make a significant impact in the fight against antisemitism and hate. The Director will report to the Executive Director, Community Affairs and will work in very close collaboration with Jewish Federation leadership.

Salary range: $150K - 165K

September 19, 2023

About American Friends of Hand in Hand:

American Friends of Hand in Hand is the U.S. philanthropic partner of Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel. This is a special opportunity for the next Executive Director of American Friends of Hand in Hand (AFHIH) to be the principal architect of its development program and leverage the organization’s stellar achievements and reputation.

About this position:

The Executive Director will have the opportunity to chart an expanded course for organizational growth. Hand in Hand recently completed a strategic planning process that identified a goal of doubling the number of schools and students in its network over the next ten years. As such, AFHIH’s leadership is deeply committed to its fundraising success and intends to grow its resources and partner closely with the Executive Director to ensure that the Israeli program and operation can continue to expand its work and reach its goals in the years to come.

Salary range: $200K - 225K

December 1, 2023

About the Ronald S. Lauder Impact Initiative (LII):

Founded in 2022, by Ronald Lauder, LII is a start up with aspirational goals to increase the trajectory of Day School enrollment trends in North and South America using bold and creative strategies. LII was established based on the core belief of the importance of Jewish education as the key to engaged, vibrant Jewish futures and the Jewish continuum. 


About this position:

The ideal candidate for the role will be a self starter who is intuitive, strategic, positive, trustworthy, and responsive. Reporting directly to the Execuative Director, this individual is responsible for providing executive-level and personal support ot the ED. This position requires excellent project management skills, the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment, work independently, and operate with a high attention to detail, contributing to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. 

Salary 85K