This page will be regularly updated with new speakers and content as the program progresses. The final learning session is in June, 2021.
JIMENA’s Sephardic Leaders Fellowship is a six-month program designed for Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish communal professionals, lay leaders, and allies, to gain traditional Middle-Eastern Jewish knowledge, build a community of practice and friendship, and learn new leadership skills.Read more
In January, 2021 JIMENA welcomed the first cohort of the Sephardic Leaders Fellowship. Our group was selected for their commitment to utilizing their leadership positions to increase the capacity of Bay Area Jewish institutions to better represent and reflect the heritage and needs of the Bay Area’s Sephardic communities.Read more
The Fellows’ blogs feature stories and reflections from fellows, as well as ideas recommendations for how the larger Jewish community can be more inclusive and meet the needs of Jews from all backgrounds, including Mizrahi and Sephardic Jews. The blog will be published at the end of the fellowship.Read more