Empowering leaders

to achieve visions
of social, cultural and educational change


The Executive Leadership program empowers rising leaders of Jewish nonprofits to sharpen their guiding visions of Jewish communal life and expand their leadership and management skills.

The Educational Leadership program empowers Jewish educational leaders from across a range of settings to generate new visions of Jewish education, to grow in their leadership and to build relationships beyond their organizations as they bring their visions to life.

The Cultural Leadership program is designed for artists and cultural producers with high potential as agents of change in the Jewish community and broader society. The program aims to cultivate fellows’ creative wellsprings and work, leadership capacities, and cross-boundary, collaborative networks.

Graduates of Mandel Institute programs participate in continuing educational and community building activities including extended mentoring, an annual in-person gathering, and continued short courses on leadership and management skills