The Experience of a LIFETIME: Miami Diller Teen Fellows Apply TODAY!
Posted on 05/17/2019 @ 01:00 PM
The Experience of a LIFETIME:
Miami Diller Teen Fellows
"During my time in Israel with Diller, I met many people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds that I was able to form life-long friendships with, and was able to have complex and personal conversations about the different aspects of Judaism, Israel, and everything it entails."
-- Joshua Balila, Diller Cohort 4 (2nd from right)
The Diller Teen Fellows program is an immersive leadership program inviting a select group of Jewish 10th and 11th graders from 6 continents and 32 city-centers to step up, lead their communities, and repair the world. Each year, over 600 teens – from North America, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe and Israel spend 12 months engrossed in the Diller fellowship. Our training features a commitment to hands-on Tikkun Olam (community service), building a connection to the Jewish people and Israel, and deepening Jewish identity.
The depth of the program, global engagement, and a focus on experiential learning, create an enduring impact on participants and their families, creating leaders with the power to enact change. The teens graduate from the program to join the ranks of thousands of alumni, studying at top universities and leaving their mark on the world, leveraging the network of young leaders around the world that they establish through the program.
Through International Seminars, local workshops, Shabbatonim, and local programming throughout the fellowship year, teens really get to delve deeply into all the local and global Jewish community has to offer. Teens will actually work hand-in-hand with their Israeli peers all the while forming life-long friendships with other Diller teens from all over the world, establishing a network of diverse Jewish leaders committed to making the world a better place. These teens are part of something greater, and they feel it all through the program.
"Diller really helped me grow as an individual and a Jew. I was consistently pushed out of my comfort zone in workshops, shabbatonim, JCM (Jewish Community Mifgash), and ISS (Israel Summer Seminar). Throughout the year we focused on Diller's core values and really expanded my way of thinking and approaching new situations. In Israel, I was immersed in different cultures, ideas, and communities. I was able to make the most out of my experiences by tapping into the open mindedness and respect I learned through Diller."
-- Rachel Thomas, Diller Cohort 5 Junior Counselor (left)
Diller Teen Fellows Program, an international immersive leadership program, is seeking 20 extraordinary teens entering 10th or 11th grade for its next cohort beginning this Fall. Participants will attend a variety of meaningful and educational events, including Sunday workshops, thought-provoking weekend retreats, a peer-exchange with the Yerucham Diller Teens when they come to Miami, and an inspiring three-week seminar in Israel. For more information, visit dillermiami.org.
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