JEC Fellowship Syllabus
Monday Evenings @ 13th Street
November 30th, 2015 - March 7th, 2016
Part 1 - Setting the Stage - Program Introduction. Meet the Staff & Meet the Fellows
Part 2 - Hide and Seek - The Hidden World of Jewish Wisdom and the Secret of Life
Part 1- The Site Map of Judaism – Judaism In A Nutshell: What’s It All About?
Part 2- The Science of the Soul - A Case for the Existence of the Soul & the Afterlife with Guest Speaker, Scientist Mayer Pasternak
Part 1- Does Your Life Matter? The Significance of the Individual.
Part 2 - In House Workshop.
Part 1 - The World is How You See It. The Power of Perception.
Part 2 - The Truth Fairy - An Entertaining and Dynamic Understanding of Truth – Guest Speaker, Rabbi & Performer YY Wenglin
Part 1- Is Anybody Out There? - The Art of Jewish Prayer
Part 2- Kids Kicking Cancer - Pushing Away the Darkness- Guest Speaker CNN Hero of the Year Nominee, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg.
Bonus: In House Meditation
Part 1- Why Be Happy? - The Elusive Notion of Happiness and the Vital Role It Plays in Everyday Life.
Part 2- Givers or Takers? - Happiness Comes From Giving. Guest Speaker, Bentzion Klatzko, Founder of Shabbat.com
Part 1- Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People - The Remarkable Perseverance of the Jewish People
Part 2 - Escape From The USSR - The Amazing Story of a Russian Refuesnik, Marina Furman, enemy of the KGB.
Part 1 - Commitment And Its Role In Relationships - Why Would You Commit To Anything Forever?
Part 2- In House Relationship Workshop
Part 1 - Making the Desert Bloom - The Most Important Day in Jewish History. What Happened at Sinai?
Part 2 - The Jewish Call To Action - What Is Unique About The Jewish Mission? Guest Speaker, Ari Bergmann
Part 1 - The Anatomy Of Leadership. - Do You Have What It Takes?
Part 2 - In House Leadership Workshop
Part 1- The Anatomy Of Leadership. - Do You Have What It Takes?
Part 2- Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is - Philanthropy At Its Finest. Guest Speaker, Tom Steinberg, President Tisch Family Interests
Part 1 - Chain Of Command - 3500 Years Of Jewish History In One Hour.
Part 2 - Fellowship Wrap Up, Parting Gifts and Banquet
Shabbat Retreat in Long Island
February 5-6, 2016
Fellowship Ski Trip
March 3-6, 2016
- The Program and Trip are open to all JEC trip graduates (even if you attended a previous trip, you are still eligible!!)
- If you plan on joining the ski trip, attendance to all classes and the Shabbat retreat are required, however, one class absence is allowed with a make-up session at your convenience.
Interested in participating? Submit your name and email and someone will contact you shortly to confirm your enrollment.