WJC NextGen - World Jewish Congress

Engaging Jewish youth to face tomorrow's challenges

About WJC NextGen

The World Jewish Congress NextGen program supports and empowers the young leaders who are making a difference in their communities today and trains them to be the changemakers of tomorrow.

NextGen works with these next generation leaders to ensure that the Jewish people around the globe are strong, protected, and united in creating a better world. Individuals between the age of 16 and 26 can get involved in WJC NextGen projects and gain valuable insights, learn new skills, and make impactful change for the Jewish world.

Get in touch with us: nextgen@wjc.org

Projects

Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship

Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship

The Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship is an international network of top Jewish student leaders seeking to represent and advocate on behalf of the global Jewish community on campus. Ronald S. Lauder Fellows are driven, with interest in the field of public diplomacy, politics, communications, and other relevant fields.
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Start-Up Nation Mentorship

Start-Up Nation Mentorship

Start-Up Nation Mentorship pairs exemplary student leaders on college campuses with Israeli executives across the spectrum of industry and government to help ensure that the next generation has the knowledge and relationships they need to succeed.
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NextGenInc

NextGenInc

NextGen Inc., a project of the World Jewish Congress and World Union of Jewish Students, is a start-up styled incubator that provides students with amazing ideas access to knowledge and resources to afford them the opportunity to build their project on their own.
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Jewish Youth Assembly

Jewish Youth Assembly

The Jewish Youth Assembly (JYA) is a multi-day conference for students aged 15-18 to learn about Jewish communities around the world and discuss the most pressing issues facing the Jewish people today. The conference allows students to collaboratively work to represent specific communities, conduct research on their history, learn about the issues the WJC is tackling, and speak directly to represented communities and expert leaders.
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The Student Activism Arm of the World Jewish Congress

The World Jewish Congress and Jewish on Campus have formed a key partnership to support students around the world and amplify Jewish voices.

Holocaust Education Toolkit

Ahead of the 2021 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, WJC, EUJS, and WUJS have partnered to launch a new comprehensive toolkit for individuals around the world to build meaningful and educational Holocaust memorial events.

Intern @ WJC

The World Jewish Congress has internship opportunities at its offices around the world. Gain invaluable experience, meet amazing people, and create amazing impact by joining us in our work every day to represent Jewish communities, combat antisemitism, educate on the Holocaust, strengthen Jewish unity, defend Israel, and much more.

Ready for the next step?

WJC NextGen programs are for individuals aged 16-26. Young Jewish professionals aged 27 and above are encouraged to learn more about the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corp.