Jewish Service Corps - Multi-Week

The JDC Entwine Multi-Week Global Jewish Service Corps (JSC) fellowship is an opportunity to connect with overseas communities through an immersive volunteer experience for four to eight weeks.

Multi-Week Global JSC fellows work with local partners and experts in the field to develop and implement programs that address critical global issues. The program is ideal for recent college graduates, students with long breaks, or young professionals who are seeking a meaningful experience while engaging in service through a Jewish lens.

Upcoming Cohort Dates and Deadlines - Apply Today

Argentina Summer 2015: June 16 – August 4, 2015
Application Deadline
: April 15, 2015

India Summer 2015: June 16 – August 4, 2015
Application Deadline
: April 15, 2015

Israel Summer 2015: June 1 – August 14, 2015
Application Deadline
: April 15, 2015

Turkey (July 19 - August 16, 2015) and Romania Summer 2015 (June26 - August 4, 2015)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

Apply today!

Tanya Barth

Tanya was born and raised in London. She participated in Shnat Netzer, a Gap Year program in Israel and went on to earn a degree in Middle Eastern Studies at Manchester University. Following graduation, she began working for a national charity called Mitzvah Day, coordinating social action projects for offices, schools and universities. Tanya has been hugely involved in the youth movement RSY Netzer and was a group leader for one of their summer Israel Tours. For the past six years, she has been involved in running children’s summer camp, with the exception of one summer where she volunteered in Ghana with the organization ‘Tzedek.’ For the past year, Tanya has been involved in setting up a Social Justice themed Jewish Learning course called Takum Progressivi in London. She is passionate about Social Justice, exploring the world and spending time with friends.

Ethan Litvin

Ethan Litvin is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College and holds a B.A. in Psychology. After giving a presentation to one of his college classes about Anti-Semitism, Ethan was inspired to establish his own Jewish community at his small liberal arts college and founded the university’s Hillel. Since then, he has served as a Hillel Director at Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Director of Youth and Family services at the Weinstein JCC in Richmond VA, as well as a MASA Israel participant where he recently spent 6 months working, studying Hebrew, and volunteering in Israeli society. Ethan has been very active in Young Adult Leadership at the Jewish Federation of Greater Richmond, as well as Relay for Life. Ethan hopes that his passion for non-profit management and Jewish communal work, will lead him to a bright future in helping to strengthen Jewish communities around the world.

Ben Scheiner

Ben Scheiner is a 24 year old American Jew living in New York City. Originally from Boca Raton Florida, He graduated from Yeshiva University this past September with a BA in Philosophy and Political Science. Since then, Ben has worked part time at the Rapaport Diamond Auction and as a marketing intern for the off Broadway musical "Soul Doctor". In 2012, Ben traveled with JDC Entwine to Kharkov, Ukraine to connect with and volunteer in the local Jewish community. He also spent two summers in Dimona creating and facilitating summer camps for vulnerable and at-risk youth in Israel. Ben enjoys comedy and music in all forms and is an aspiring hiking and fitness buff during his free time. He is still determining his long term career goals and believes exploration will bring some answers.

Emily Weinstein

Emily is a Fordham University graduate with degrees in Anthropology, International Humanitarian Affairs and Visual Arts. For years, Emily has worked in the sectors of humanitarian assistance, human rights protection and socioeconomic development in countries such as Ghana, Nicaragua and the United States. In Ghana, Emily facilitated an intestacy outreach program, implemented human rights clubs in local high schools and assisted the development of an English-assessment curriculum for child trafficking rescues. Emily has also worked to develop programs at leading New York City based nonprofits dedicated to promoting international dialogue and education. This includes utilizing an art advocacy campaign promoting solidarity with survivors of the conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia, as well as managing several projects dedicated to furthering the transformation of Ethiopia. Most recently, Emily worked as a consultant for a renowned humanitarian training institution.

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