NextGen - World Jewish Congress

Empowering today's youth to face tomorrow's challenges

Lauder Fellows Gather in First-Ever Diplomacy Summit
WJC Lauder Fellows from 3 different cohorts, representing over 20 countries, gathered in Brussels and Paris for the first ever Lauder Fellowship Diplomacy Summit.
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World Jewish Congress’ inaugural Jewish Youth Assembly unites 75 students from around the globe
Seventy-five high school students from over 20 countries gathered virtually this past weekend as part of the inaugural Jewish Youth Assembly, a World Jewish Congress initiative for 15- to 18-year-olds to learn from each other, hear from experts and prepare for their future as the leaders of global Jewry.
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World Jewish Congress, Jewish on Campus ‘join forces’ to combat antisemitism at universities
The partnership will broaden and deepen the impact of Jewish on Campus, which began in 2020 as an Instagram campaign, in empowering a new generation of Jews through education, social media engagement and grassroots activism on college campuses worldwide.
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Members of the Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship reflect on state of antisemitism
Nearly 80 years after the Holocaust, antisemitism is not only still felt around the world, but has been on the rise, as has the frequency of violent attacks. Jewish students face the brunt of this antisemitism.
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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 15 and 26 can get involved in WJC NextGen projects and gain valuable insights, learn new skills, and make impactful change for the Jewish world.

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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.

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Ready for the next step?

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