Professional Development

Ruskay Institute

The Ruskay Institute is a transformative learning opportunity for a cohort of outstanding leaders who have between four and nine years’ work experience in Jewish nonprofits.

Through intensive retreats, individual coaching, monthly seminars, personal leadership assessments, and ongoing peer support from a network of diverse colleagues, the Ruskay Institute provides essential tools, sharpens vision, and expands leadership capacity.

Ruskay Institute

Eligible candidates are professionals who have a total of no fewer than four years and no more than nine years of full-time work experience in the Jewish nonprofit sector.

Ruskay Fellows are:

Employed full-time in a Jewish nonprofit in New York City, Long Island, or Westchester

Dedicated to working on behalf of the Jewish community

Able to show a track record of accomplishment and a desire for continued growth

Ready to participate fully in an intensive group experience

Meet the 2021-2022 Ruskay Fellows


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