ObJectives For Graduates
will have both thedesire and the skills to serve on boards and takeleadership roles in local Federations, in major nationalJewish organizations, on synagogue boards, in Israeladvocacy programs, social activist spaces, the arts,museums, and educational institutions.
will have theskills and wisdom to navigate in heteronormativespaces, as well as the confidence and knowledge toassume roles in either established legacyorganizations or Jewish start-ups.
already in leadershiproles will have increased leadership capacity and canbuild a stronger platform of influence..
will have confidence
that their opinions matter and have the tools toexpress themselves in public settings and socialmedia outlets.
will exhibitcompetence in a variety of leadership skills from goalsetting to time management, from public/persuasivespeaking to active and empathic listening, from givinga Dvar Torah to running effective meetings.
will have grit
and resilience. They will be trained in conflictmanagement, and can work in collaboration, buildtrust, and negotiate difficult situations.
the importance of self-care.
Hineni leaders will exhibit Jewishcompetence. They are curious about and familiar with Judaism’s core ideas, its wisdom, major moments and texts that speak to who they are as Jews in the world. Jewish texts and values inspire and animate them and serve as an imperative to leadership.
will exhibit Jewishcompetence. They are curious about and familiar withJudaism’s core ideas, its wisdom, major moments andtexts that speak to who they are as Jews in the world.Jewish texts and values inspire and animate them andserve as an imperative to leadership.
will have an innatesense of the intersection between their Jewishnessand their LGBTQ identities--and why that intersectionmatters.
Hineni leaders will have a sense
of belonging to the larger Jewish community.
will see theirleadership as consciously helping to evolve theJewish community, so that it sees and celebratesdiversity as part of its core mission in the world
will be part of a strongcohort and engage in networking and peer mentoringin a spirit of friendship.
active in a growing alumni group.
will be interested inbuilding warm, welcoming and loving communities.
will be prepared
and excited to serve as mentors.