The Core18 Fellowship

will help you become a leader, change-maker, and Israel activist. It offers hands-on training using a unique combination of skills building, leadership development, personal empowerment and Jewish values.

Off the Record
Engage and dialogue with today’s leading Jewish policy-makers, thought leaders, scholars and activists.

Israel Up Front
Get hands-on experience with the issues that Israel and the Jewish People are confronted with. Meet change makers and explore Israel’s landscape of activism.

Be a Change Maker
Get the tools, support and connections to help you make a big impact on your campus and in your community.

Good leaders create followers. Great leaders create leaders. That goes to the heart of what Jewish leadership is all about.

- Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.

- John Kenneth Galbraith

Trust Yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny , inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

- Golda Meir

Connection to the Jewish people and love of the Land of Israel are critical pillars in my life. Therefore, it was with tremendous pride that I agreed to co-chair Core18, a program that provides young leaders with the tools, the network, and the wisdom to find their own unique path to strengthening the Jewish people.

- Mayim Bialik

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.

- Jack Welch

Positive Psychology and Core18 enables fellows to unleash their leadership potential while attaining a greater sense of purpose and self-fulfillment.

- Dr. Tal Ben-Shachar

A Jew is asked to take a leap of action rather than a leap of thought. He is asked to surpass his needs, to do more than he understands in order to understand more than he does...

- Abraham Joshua Heschel

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

The price of greatness is responsibility

- Winston Churchill

We do not know the extent of our own power to change and to effect change. But we must act; that is in our power.

- Rabbi Baruch Bokser

Great necessities call forth great leaders!

- Abigail Adams

The Private Victory must precede the Public Victory. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest before you plant.

- Stephen R. Covey

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

- John F. Kennedy

If you will it, it is no dream

- Theodore Binyamin Zeev Herzl