The Ralph I. Goldman Fellowship in Global Jewish Leadership

Applications for the 2016 Ralph. I Goldman Fellowship are now open. Click here to apply now.

“There is a single Jewish world: intertwined, interconnected”

—JDC honorary executive vice president Ralph I. Goldman

Are you the one?

The Ralph I. Goldman Fellowship is JDC’s premiere leadership opportunity, awarded to one person annually, for young Jewish thinkers and doers -- writers, artists, policy shapers, business innovators, and community builders.

The fellowship is a paid, professional opportunity to live and work in several overseas locations where JDC is active, providing an inside look at JDC’s global operations though individualized assignments.

Each fellow works with JDC staff to identify and design their unique overseas placements, shaped by their skills, interests, and critical needs of communities overseas. 

Qualifications include:

  • Professional achievement in the candidate's chosen career
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Strong interest in international Jewish affairs and public service
  • Knowledge of foreign language(s) is a plus but not a requirement
  • Formal and/or informal Jewish education is a plus but not a requirement
  • Bachelor's degree and proven academic excellence. Master's degree a plus but not a requirement.

Download our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Sheet here

Applications for the 2016 Ralph. I Goldman Fellowship are now open. Click here to apply now.

Application deadline: May 31, 2015

Read dispatches from RIG Fellow Adam Steinberg in the Philippines here

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