Bronfman Youth Fellowship Executive Summary
Summary of Allegations and Findings of Fact
On October 18, 2021, Shayna Sragovicz posted an article on Medium [https://medium.com/@shayna99/tell-everyone-38e313990062] about her experiences as part of the 2017 Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel, Inc. (the “Fellowship”) summer program.
On October 29, 2021, I was hired by the Fellowship as an independent fact finder to conduct a complete independent fact investigation into the matter. To conduct this investigation, I interviewed Shayna Sragovicz, Becky Voorwinde, Executive Director, Jon Levinsohn, 2017 Faculty member, and several other witnesses, including other fellows, the Fellowship leadership, professionals, staff, and faculty. In addition, I examined contemporaneous documents that were created at the time of the events described in the post as well as Fellowship policies and procedures in effect at the time and subsequently amended.
After a review of all the documents and interviewing the witnesses, I find the following is more likely than not:
By: Kathryn Goldstein Legge
Legge Law, LLC
March 15, 2022
 To conduct this investigation, I used a preponderance of the evidence standard, which is the applicable legal standard in a civil matter. The preponderance of the evidence standard requires that I examine the evidence based on what is more likely than not to have occurred, or 51% more likely to have occurred.
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