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Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Online Seminar (Paid Remote Opportunity)

I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection

The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to invite applications to the Fall 2020 Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Program. Deadline to apply is September 21, 2020.

This year, the Fellowship Program provides an award for participation in a 5-session online seminar program informed by the rare book and archival holdings of the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection at the Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library.

 Monday evenings, October 5 - 26 and November 9, 2020
 6:30 to 8:00 pm
 Students who complete the program will receive a fellowship award of $300

Response: the challenges of maintaining Jewish identity and security across centuries
Jewish historian Dr. Lauren B. Strauss (American University) will lead a series of discussions exploring Jewish life and history, encounters with the modern world, and the experiences of marginalized groups in various societies. Together with Dr. Strauss, seminar participants will design a creative project to be presented at the final meeting on November 9. Short readings and project preparation will generally be performed in the course of the seminar meetings.

Applications are due by September 21, 2020.
To apply, please visit go.gwu.edu/kievfellowship2020.
All George Washington University students are invited to apply. We hope a diverse group of students will contribute reflections about their own communities to enrich the conversation.

We welcome your questions! Please write to Speccoll@gwu.edu for assistance.

Public Policy & Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) Internship

The Jewish Federations of North America

2027365876

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)’s Washington Office, the policy arm of JFNA, is seeking a remote part-time intern for fall 2020 who wants to pursue their interests in Jewish communal work, national policy and advocacy, and/or program management.
JFNA is among the top 10 charities in the world. JFNA’s Washington Office brings the voice of 146 Jewish community federations and over 300 independent Jewish communities throughout North America to Capitol Hill and the Administration as a prominent force in policy decision-making. One intern will be assigned to the Public Policy team in Washington and will focus on Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). The intern will educate community members about the month, publicize JFNA’s leadership role, and help local communities, and national and local Jewish institutions create their own Jewish disability inclusion content, helping to turn this into a national event that engages thousands of community members. Time permitting, the intern will work on a variety of other research and writing advocacy projects that promote JFNA’s public policy priorities.
Please note that the JFNA Washington office is working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the Washington, DC metro area to be considered for the position.
Requirements
• Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Self-starter with a positive attitude
• Professional behavior, and ability to work with diverse personalities and work styles
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Detail-oriented
• Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student preferred
• Ability to work remotely
Benefits:
● Interns earn a stipend
● Gain experience by participating in meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations
● Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment
● Gain knowledge about how the Jewish Federations promote public policies

At JFNA we celebrate and welcome people of all identities and backgrounds. Additionally, JFNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please indicate on your application if you need any accommodations for your interview.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references and email to DCInterns@Jewishfederations.org

JFNA Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care Internship

The Jewish Federations of North America

2027365876

The Jewish Federations of North America’s Washington Office is seeking a part-time intern for fall 2020 who wants to pursue interests in social services, research, program management, and communications.

Organization Overview: The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services, and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and Torah (Jewish learning).

Position Summary: Intern will work with The JFNA Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care (Center). The Center is advancing Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) supportive services for Holocaust survivors, other older adults with a history of trauma, and their family caregivers by distributing subgrants to local agencies and Federations, and by providing technical assistance and capacity building support to subgrantees and the Aging Services Network at large. The Center intern will assist with projects related to subgrantee communications and monitoring. These projects include, but are not limited to, collecting and copyediting impact stories received from subgrantees, developing a master spreadsheet containing key information on all Center subgrantees, and cataloging materials submitted by the Center’s subgrantees.

Please note that the JFNA Washington office is working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the Washington, DC metro area to be considered for the position.

Position Requirements:
• Self-starter with a positive attitude
• Detail-oriented
• Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Strong organizational and communications skills
• Professional behavior and ability to work with diverse personalities and work styles
• Currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate or graduate student preferred
• Able to work at least 15 hours per week

Benefits:
• Interns earn a stipend
• Gain experience by participating in meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations
• Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment
• Gain knowledge about how the Jewish Federations promote public policies
• Learn what is entailed with managing a federally-funded, nation-wide grant program

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references and email to DCInterns@Jewishfederations.org

JFNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please indicate on your application if you need any accommodations for your interview.

JFNA Israel Action Network (IAN) Internship

The Jewish Federations of North America

2027365876

The Israel Action Network (IAN) is a strategic initiative of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), in partnership with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to counter the assault on Israel’s legitimacy. Israel today faces an intensive and increasingly sophisticated assault on its right to exist as a sovereign democratic Jewish state. The IAN was created to educate, organize and mobilize the Jewish Federations, Jewish Community Relations Councils and allied organizations to develop strategic approaches to countering these assaults and develop innovative efforts to change the conversation about Israel with the ultimate goal of peace and security for two states for two peoples.

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and Torah (Jewish learning).

Position Summary: This internship position will work closely with all members of IAN staff to assist in daily operations with a focus on content creation, community relations, and research. The intern will be responsible for assisting with various advocacy and capacity-building initiatives.

Responsibilities
• Assist in community outreach to monitor updates and aid in planning programs, campaigns and consultations
• Helping with the production of documents and programs
• Recruitment and Support for IAN Trainings, which focus on combating BDS and antisemitism
• Supporting the team with opposition research in addition to doing research on Israel/BDS news across affected US campuses/Jewish communities
• Research on both long-term projects and for quick turnaround to support JCRC/Federation Directors when they have urgent needs
• Organizing IAN resources and providing support on IAN toolkit
• Updating and upgrading IAN directory
• Assisting with tasks related to a new IAN Israel teen program training
• Assist in development of guides, factsheets, and other written materials
Participate in meetings with IAN staff and partner organizations. Please note that the New York office is working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the New York metro area to be considered for the position.

Requirements:
Self-starter with a positive attitude
● Detail-oriented
● Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
● Strong organizational and communications skills
● Professional behavior and ability to work with diverse personalities and work styles
● Currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate or graduate student preferred
● Able to work at least 15 hours per week

Benefits:
● Interns earn a stipend
● Gain experience by participating in meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations
● Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment
● Gain knowledge about how the Jewish Federations promote public policies

At JFNA we celebrate and welcome people of all identities and backgrounds. Additionally, JFNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please indicate on your application if you need any accommodations for your interview.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references and send to DCIntern@Jewishfederations.org

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Internship

The Jewish Federations of North America

2027365876

The Jewish Federations of North America is seeking a part-time intern for fall 2020 who wants to pursue interests in racial equity and justice, social services, research, program management, and communications in the Jewish community.
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and Torah (Jewish learning).

Position Summary: JFNA’s JEDI (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) Intern will support the implementation of JFNA’s JEDI Training curriculum, develop tools, and best practices for JFNA, the Federation system, and the broader Jewish community and work closely with JFNA staff and provide insight and opportunities for our organization to discuss, reflect and learn about ways in which we can address systemic racism as a Jewish community.

In conjunction and under the supervision of the Public Affairs team, responsibilities include:

• Curating and developing JEDI resources and education programs.
• Support JEDI capacity building within JFNA, the Federation System and the broader Jewish community
• Partnering with JFNA’s Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor to build out and support networks and opportunities for Jews of Color around the country.
• Fostering national partnerships with organizations focused on race relations both in the Jewish community and in the public square.
• These projects include, but are not limited to, developing a master spreadsheet containing key information on the Federations engaged in promoting their work with a racial JEDI lens and cataloging materials submitted by the Federation system which highlight positive work done with a JEDI lens.

Please note that the New York office is working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the New York metro area to be considered for the position.

Requirements:
Self-starter with a positive attitude
● Detail-oriented
● Strong knowledge of Jewish community and Jews of Color community
● Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
● Strong organizational and communications skills
● Professional behavior and ability to work with diverse personalities and work styles
● Currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate or graduate student preferred
● Able to work at least 15 hours per week

Benefits:
● Interns earn a stipend
● Gain experience by participating in meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations
● Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment
● Gain knowledge about how the Jewish Federations engage in racial justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

At JFNA we celebrate and welcome people of all identities and backgrounds. Additionally, JFNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please indicate on your application if you need any accommodations for your interview.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references to DCInterns@Jewishfederations.org

Fall Semester Caregiver for Warm, Wonderful Kids

Kirstein Family

Seeking PT Childcare Support

Our family is seeking 25(ish) hours per week of childcare support for our two youngest children for September-December, with potential to extend beyond based on shared circumstances for our family and the caregiver. While we would ideally prefer 5 hours a day (late morning to afternoon), we are open to working with the right candidate to find a schedule that works for all. This role would be perfect for a grad student or recent graduate on the job hunt.

We are seeking care for our 6 month old and 4.5 year old boys. An average afternoon may likely include play time in our home, a walk around the neighborhood or to the park, an outdoor / socially distant play date, snacktime, etc.

About Our Family:
-two working parents will be at home during these hours, but hope to remain out of sight / out of mind so caregiver can have ample space to care for kids
-7 year old daughter will be at online school but may join for a walk on occasion
-We live in Shepherd Park, in DC close to the Silver Spring border; there is ample parking, & easy metro and bus access
-We have no other individuals who have entered our home during the Covid era and visit public places sparingly; candidates must take social distancing seriously and we commit to continuing to do the same for the safety of our caregiver

Please submit a resume and previous childcare experience to adenabk@gmail.com.

Religious School Teachers 2020-2021

Ohr Kodesh Congregation

The Alvin Browdy Religious School (ABRS) at Ohr Kodesh Congregation, a Jewish Conservative supplemental school in Chevy Chase, Maryland (Greater DC area) is looking for motivated and talented teachers to join our fantastic team in the 2020-2021 school year. The school is committed to a Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach in all grades, Pre-K through 7th.

Requirements:
• Must be available IN PERSON & ONLINE (as needed) for school Sundays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and/or Wednesdays 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM. — Preference will go to qualified candidates available during both these time slots, but some positions are available for Sunday-only or Wednesday-only.
• Prior experience in a PBL or Reggio-based curriculum preferred.
• For those teaching on Wednesdays, Hebrew language proficiency and teaching experience required.
• Have access to a working computer and Zoom and be comfortable video conferencing/teaching virtually if needed.
• Must be comfortable with other virtual programs including but not limited to: Google Docs, Email, Zoom, Flipgrid, etc. (We can provide training if necessary)
• Teachers will create and execute engaging lessons, track student progress, communicate with parents and staff, and submit all administrative requirements in a timely manner
• Have energy and creativity for engaging students in an online setting
• Be creative with the ability to be flexible, receive feedback appropriately, and adjust existing lesson plans, as needed

Hourly rate is extremely competitive and determined based on experience. Please submit your resume to Leah Miller, Assistant Director of Young Family Education & Programming at lmiller@ohrkodesh.org. No calls, please.

Dynamic Song Leader for Experiential Jewish Learning (Sundays)

Kehila Chadasha

3013669469

Kehila is seeking a dynamic song leader who loves kids, is adept with several types of Jewish music, supports progressive Judaism, loves teaching, and is able to effectively connect with a large group of mixed-ages from preschoolers to octogenarians.

• Learn about our program: https://kehilachadasha.org/learning/
• Learn about our Community: https://kehilachadasha.org/
• School year runs September - May (teacher orientations in late August)
• Classes may also meet online if schools are closed due to orders from MCPS, Montgomery County, or the State of Maryland
• Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
• Frequency: 1 to 2 times per month, 1 hour per session

We welcome applicants of all gender identities, ages, races, Jewish backgrounds and personal religious practices and beliefs (from secular, agnostic or atheist to Orthodox, traditional and all in between).

Please submit cover letter and resume and please include information about your Jewish background.

Dynamic Hebrew/Judaica Teachers for Experiential Jewish Learning (Sundays)

Kehila Chadasha

3013669469

Join our team of talented educators in a progressive, experiential Jewish learning community. Have fun with our awesome kids from tots to teens! We are seeking teachers who love kids, love Judaism, love teaching, and are enthusiastic about creating a positive learning community in the classroom. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, ages, races, Jewish backgrounds and personal religious practices and beliefs (from secular, agnostic or atheist to Orthodox, traditional and all in between).
Learn more here: https://kehilachadasha.org/positions-available/
Learn about our program: https://kehilachadasha.org/learning/
Learn about our Community: https://kehilachadasha.org/
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CONTACT US

GW Hillel

2101 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20052

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Tel: 202.994.5090​

info@gwhillel.org

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