JOFEE Fellowship: Impact and Press

JOFEE In the Media:

JOFEE Fellowship: Learnings as the Field Grows (eJewish Philanthropy, July 2, 2018)

Farmer-Educator Takes Root at Federation (Atlanta Jewish Times, March 29, 2017)

Growing the Field From Seed to Harvest: Jewish Outdoor, Food, & Environmental Education (JOFEE) Matures into its Next Phase (eJewish Philanthropy, May 6, 2016)

New Fellowship Launches in Jewish, Outdoor, Food & Environmental Education (Hazon Press Release – September 2015)

Interested in the Fellowship experience and journey? Watch our video “JOFEE Fellowship Journeys: From Passion to Profession”

For press inquiries, contact jofee@hazon.org.

Cohort 2

JOFEE Fellowship Director Yoshi Silverstein’s reflections on the close of JOFEE Fellowship Cohort 2!
Shemesh and Service Work: Igniting Holiness Through our JOFEE Work | JOFEE Fellowship Cohort 2 Reflections

Final Presentations

Note: while we’re delighted to be able to share some of the words and slides from our Fellows’ final presentations, what’s missing here is their accompanying voices that really tell the full story. Stay tuned for that … and in the meantime, have a look at these final presentation highlights:

Amanda Glucklich – Milk & Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC
Becca Heisler – Wilderness Torah
Brittany Feldman – Hazon Detroit
Elizabeth Kaplan – JCC Greater Boston
Emily Blustein – Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Hannah Slipakoff – Jewish Farm School with KleinLife JCC
Jaclyn Kellner – Coastal Roots Farm
Jacob Weiss – Hazon – Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center
Leora Cockrell – Camp Tawonga [plus the accompanying script]
Mikole Levran – Pearlstone Center
Rose Cherneff – Abundance Farm
Ryan Kaplan – Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Sarah Rovin – Pearlstone Center


Cohort 1

JOFEE Fellowship Director Yoshi Silverstein’s reflections on the close of JOFEE Fellowship Cohort 1!
Old Stones, New Ripples – Reflections on the Close of JOFEE Fellowship Cohort 1 | D’varim HaMakom: The JOFEE Fellows Blog

Cohort 1 Final Presentations:

Recap with some of our Fellows on the journey they took though Cohort 1!

Starting with this engaging video put together by Nicole Cruz (Peninsula JCC)

You can also view the following presentations:

Rachel Binstock – Urban Adamah

Rachel Aronson – Seal of Sustainability – Hazon

Jess Berlin – Isabella Freedman

Zach Goldberg – Bonai Shalom/Ramah of the Rockies

Danielle Smith – Eden Village Camp

Michael Fraade – Louisville JCC