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Hollander Social Justice Fellowship


New this year, the Hollander Fellowship is accepting nominations as a first step in the application process. We need YOU to identify strong candidates.
Does someone you know have a social justice cause you are passionate about? Do you want to pursue that cause with the NHC Summer Institute community? The Hollander Social Justice Fellowship Committee is requesting nominations for our 2014 Hollander Social Justice Fellow.
Who should apply?
We expect that the strongest applications will come from people with at least three to five years of professional or volunteer experience in their area. Preference will be given to people involved in an ongoing social justice campaign (or launching a campaign) who wish to bring it to the NHC Summer Institute community.
For more information and to nominate, click here

NHC Summer Institute 2014

The NHC’s flagship program, the week-long Summer Institute, August 4-10 in Rindge, New Hampshire, is a unique opportunity for serious study, moving prayer, spirited conversation, late-night jam sessions, singing, dancing, swimming, meditation, and hiking – all in the company of more than 300 people from a wide range of backgrounds. Each year, participants leave the Institute reinvigorated and excited to return to their home communities to share new ideas, skills, and experiences.

The 2014 theme is Od Evnech VeNivnet:  Rebuild and Rejoice. As our journey takes us through the mournful tunes of Tisha B’Av and builds to the consolation and celebration of Shabbat Nachamu, this Institute centers around building, rebuilding, and a collaborative re-imagining. “Od Evnech VeNivnet,” or “I will rebuild you yet,” from Jeremiah 31, guides us to repair and renew our vision for ourselves, our home communities, and the NHC.  Throughout the week, we will use art, texts, and every imaginable medium to build our collective transformation.  All hands are needed to turn mourning into rejoicing.


About the NHC

The National Havurah Committee (NHC) is a network of diverse individuals and communities dedicated to Jewish living and learning, community building, and tikkun olam (repairing the world). Since the 1970s, the NHC Summer Institute has been bringing together Jews from across North America to envision a joyful grassroots Judaism and provide the tools to help them create empowered Jewish lives and communities. The NHC is a nondenominational, multigenerational, egalitarian, and volunteer-run organization.


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