3 Jewish Jobs: JESNA, Limmud, Eshet Chayil Magazine

I’m back on a new computer. Hope all who were celebrating had a great holiday season with friends and family.

Here are three Jewish jobs that you may be interested in applying to:

  • JESNA: Project Manager for Learning and Consulting Center
  • Limmud: Conference Intern for Fall and Winter Semesters
  • Eshet Chayil/Feminist Falafel: feminist zine seeking submissions for upcoming issue on religion

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1. JESNA: Project Manager for Learning and Consultation Center (New York)

  • Qualities sought: BA, Master’s preferred; experience in Jewish community and in working with non-profits; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of audiences; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; proven expertise as time and project manager; commitment to JESNA’s goals
  • Location: New York
  • Available: immediately
  • Compensation: commensurate with experience and capabilities
  • Apply by sending resume and cover letter with position noted to the Center’s director, Leora Isaacs, at lcc_pm_search@jesna.org

In their own words:”JESNA seeks a highly-motivated, self-directed individual for a full-time position as Project Manager within its Learnings and Consultation Center (LCC). The LCC is the unit of JESNA that works to improve Jewish education by codifying knowledge about effective practices and disseminating and applying them through a variety of means including demonstration projects, consultations, conferences and colloquia, publications and the web.”

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2. Limmud: Internship Opportunity (New York)

  • Qualities desired: organized; ability to write and communicate well; computer proficient; demonstrate willingness and desire to learn about the Limmud’s mission and goals; knowledge of Judaism preferred by not required
  • Responsibilities: all aspects of preparation for conference; interns will be encouraged to participate in any area where they have skill or are interested in getting involved further; will work with program director and other Jewish professionals
  • Eligibility: College Student
  • Location: New York
  • Time Commitment: Part time– 5-10 hours per week November to mid-December, 10-15 hours per week mid-December to January, full time mid-late January
  • Compensation: $10 an hour plus free conference registration, great experience, and strong contacts (will help intern with acquiring academic credit if desired)
  • Apply by contacting Ruthie Warshenbrot at ruthie@limmudny.org/ (212) 284-6968 or by clicking the link above

In their own words:

“Limmud NY is a grassroots community that works all year to create an annual festival of Jewish learning and culture for Jews of all ages and backgrounds from across the New York metropolitan area…. The multi-media format of sessions throughout the long weekend includes music, text, film, lectures, and hands-on workshops. With more than 800 people in attendance and over 300 sessions… this event is a celebration of the vibrancy of Jewish life. The fourth annual Limmud NY conference will be January 17-21, 2008 in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.”

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3. Eshet Chayil Magazine Seeking Submissions (Jerusalem/online)

  • Submissions: sought for special issue on religion, including writing on key female figures in Judaism, Christianity, or Islam, and women’s role in organized religion. The editors are particularly interested in “personal accounts from Orthodox women in hopes to delegitimatize the myths associated with the treatment of women within the Orthodox community,” but state, “secular women may also send their work”
  • Languages: English, Hebrew, French
  • Type: Writing, drawings, photography, cartoons of relevance
  • Contact: submissions@fallopianfalafel.com or click link above

In their own words:

“Fallopian Falafel – אשת חיל is a non-profit, Jerusalem-based feminist zine established in May, 2007. It deals with feminism in Israel, in all its forms of expression (third-wave, riot grrrl, religious movements, etc.), and it aims to spread awareness about the ongoing need for feminism to the Israeli public. It is worth noting that despite its secular leftist nature, the zine is neither anti-religious nor anti-Zionist.”

Good luck!


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