URJ Continues to Invest in Jews of Color for Leadership Development

Contact: Laura Frank,, 267-234-1497
Following its successful first cohort of Jews of Color in 2018, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is proud to announce the selection of 15 individuals as participants in the JewV'Nation (pronounced "juvenation") Fellowship's second Jews of Color Leadership Cohort. This program will help to diversify and strengthen the leadership of Reform Jewish communities throughout North America and will increase opportunities for more communities to benefit from the leadership of Jews of Color.

JewV'Nation 2022 Speakers, Mentors and Faciliators

An important part of the JewV’Nation Fellowship is engaging with high-profile leaders in the North American Jewish landscape. For the 2022 JewV’Nation JOC Cohort, below are some of the speakers and mentors participating this year. Check back for more updates and bios soon!

What Our JewV'Nation Fellowship Alumni Are Saying

Eliana Rubin (they/she), 2018-2019 LGBTQIA+ Cohort The fellowship has reminded me that I can find a family within my religion. Throughout the fellowship, I became more engrossed in my Jewish beliefs, through spiritual practice, morals, and engagement in communities around me that hold both or either of these ideas.