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A Message from CEO Becky Voorwinde About the 2024 Bronfman Fellowship

Posted on May 22, 2024

May 2024 – We are making some one-time changes to our 2024 summer Fellowship schedule for North American students. After careful consideration, we have decided that the majority of the Fellowship summer will take place in the U.S. this year, with an optional trip to Israel at the end of July. Our commitment to strengthening the Continue Reading »

Exciting Additions to The Bronfman Fellowship Board and Team

Posted on February 8, 2024

Meet new Board members Stephanie Berger, Andy Katzman, and Elliot Mamet; and Director of Development Laura Liebman. February 2024 As of December 2023, The Bronfman Fellowship is pleased and proud to welcome three new members onto our Board of Directors: Stephanie Berger (Bronfman ’17), Andy Katzman (Bronfman ’93), and Elliot Mamet (Bronfman ’10). Together, they bring Continue Reading »

Sharing ideas for engaging with Jewish young adults in this difficult time

Posted on October 23, 2023

Adapted from an email sent on October 20, 2023. A Message to Jewish Educators: As many colleagues in our field have so eloquently noted in the past few days, this time of mourning and distress is one of great importance and sensitivity for Jewish young adults. Each of us can help create an environment for Continue Reading »

The Bronfman Fellowship Announces Its 38th Application Season

Posted on August 16, 2023

Intellectually Curious High School Students from Diverse Jewish Backgrounds to Study Together and Join a Dynamic Community of North American and Israeli Leaders New York, NY- August 2023. The Bronfman Fellowship is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 38th cohort of this transformative program. The Fellowship selects twenty-six outstanding North Continue Reading »

The Bronfman Fellowship Alumni Venture Fund Distributes $18,000 in Micro-Grants to Alumni-Led Projects in the U.S. and Israel

Posted on July 21, 2023

July 2023 – The Bronfman Fellowship Alumni Venture Fund (AVF) – a peer-to-peer giving fund supported by donations from the Bronfman alumni community – has announced the grantees for its 19th cycle. The unique international grant-making fund supports projects and programs led by Bronfman alumni in North America and Israel working to make an impact Continue Reading »

The Bronfman Fellowship Announces Its 37th Cohort

Posted on May 25, 2023

Outstanding High School Students from Diverse Jewish Backgrounds Selected to Study Together in America and Israel and Join a Dynamic Community of North American and Israeli Leaders May 2023 — The Bronfman Fellowship has selected its 37th cohort of intellectually curious 11th-graders from across North America, among them the founder of InvestNow Clubs, a nonprofit Continue Reading »

The Bronfman Fellowship Launches a Silent Auction in Honor of Its 36th Anniversary

Posted on May 4, 2023

Twenty-Five Esteemed Bronfman Alumni to Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences as Part of a Silent Auction May 2023 — Imagine having a personalized children’s book written for a special child in your life by author Jonathan Safran Foer. Or does having a private tour of Central Synagogue with Rabbi Angela Buchdahl intrigue you? On May 11, The Continue Reading »

2023 Artist Statements

Posted on April 21, 2023

We are thrilled to present Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld with these artworks by Joshua Meyer ‘91 and Hannah Bashkow ‘18. Hannah and Josh completed them in the style of “Exquisite Corpse,” in which a work is begun by one person and then added to by a different artist. Their starting point was Rav Simcha Bunim’s Continue Reading »

A Musical Creation by the 2022 Fellows

Posted on September 20, 2022

   In the summer of 2022, Bronfman Fellows were asked to write lyrics about a concern or challenge shared by young people. They chose to focus on experiences such as school shootings and, more generally, the isolation and anxiety faced by many teens today, which developed into this mournful yet beautiful song. The piece Continue Reading »

The Bronfman Fellowship Announces Its 37th Application Season

Posted on September 6, 2022

Intellectually Curious High School Students from Diverse Jewish Backgrounds to Study Together and Join a Dynamic Community of North American and Israeli Leaders New York, NY- September 2022.  The Bronfman Fellowship is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 37th cohort of this transformative program.  The Fellowship selects twenty-six outstanding North Continue Reading »