Fellowship Timeline – June 2017 to May 2018

We have outlined the progression of the Fellowship from June 2017 to May 2018. An undertaking to complete each element of the Fellowship is required. While Fellows can choose the timing of many of their programs and initiatives, the dates listed below list the compulsory sessions that all Fellows must attend.

Dates

Activity

Details and Location

2017

Sunday June 4

Introductory Fellowship Seminar

Fellows will come together, meet each other, and lay the foundation for a successful Fellowship year

Thursday July 13 - Saturday evening July 22

Study Tour in Israel

Fellows will be required in Israel on these dates. The trip will include components in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Palestinian Territories, and northern Israel. On the tour, minimal free time will be programmed, but Fellows’ tickets may be extended, if they wish (at the individual’s cost)

Sunday August 13 (Sydney)
Sunday August 20 (Melbourne)

Community Fellowship Events

Fellows will present experiences from their Israel trip to the community

Sunday September 10

Second Fellowship Seminar

The Fellowship seminars are an opportunity for Fellows to get together in person, and to receive ongoing personal and professional training and development

Sunday October 8 (TBC)

Fellowship Check-In

Fellows will link up via video to check-in and share their progress in the Fellowship including their international peers

Friday November 24

“Food for Thought” Shabbat Dinners

Fellows will host a Shabbat dinner which includes insightful and engaging discussions with their friends. (See this page for more information on the 2016 Food For Thought dinners.)

2018

Sunday February 4

Fellowship Check-In

Fellows will link up via video to check-in and share their progress in the Fellowship including their international peers

Sunday March 11

Third Fellowship Seminar

The Fellowship seminars are an opportunity for Fellows to get together in person, and to receive ongoing personal and professional training and development

End of May (TBC)

Graduation and Reflection Event

This event will thank the 2017 Fellows and introduce the 2018 cohort

Ongoing Events 2017-18

Fellows will plan and run four events in the community (including the two above), in partnership with the NIF Program Manager. Examples include: working on our ‘The Other Hagaddah’ supplement, film screenings, creating content for and hosting topical shabbat dinners, mini-courses for student leaders, presentations at youth movement camps/seminars, op-eds for the Jewish News, and video link ups with NIF grantees in Israel.