The Jewish Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2022-2024 Katz-Phillips Leadership Development Class, who will begin their monthly sessions in September, 2022. In order for the class to fully represent the entire community, the Federation encourages you to nominate as many individuals/couples as you feel are qualified. Click here for a list of the qualifications (including the age parameters are 28-45) for which we are looking.
Fully completed nomination forms are due by February 18. The nomination form is available here.
Want to learn more about the program? Join us for an informational forum on February 2 at 7:00 p.m. to have all your questions answered. Register here.
The Federation’s Leadership Development Program, formerly known as Lemann-Stern, has been in existence since 1960. The program is a year and a half in length. The class meets monthly, September-May the first year and September-December the second year, with Graduation in January. The sessions deal with Jewish American history, social action, leadership, etc. Towards the beginning of the program is a mandatory Israel mission. For this class, the Israel trip departs the morning of Sunday, November 6, 2022 and returns the morning of Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Lastly, in October of the second year they have a weekend leadership retreat. Graduates of the program have served on the boards of every Jewish agency, synagogue and organization in our community, and have used the knowledge gained from the program to benefit the wider New Orleans community as well.
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The Lemann-Stern Leadership Development Program was begun in 1960 for the purpose of training outstanding Jewish young men and women in the Greater New Orleans Jewish community for positions of leadership. Participants in the program are selected from self-nominations or nominations made by past Lemann-Stern participants and New Orleans' Jewish community leaders. The program is two years in length and includes a mission to Israel, monthly meetings and a weekend retreat.
Graduates of the program have served on the boards of every Jewish agency, synagogue and organization in our community, and have used the knowledge gained from the program to benefit the wider New Orleans community as well.
Due to the extreme generosity of Morton & Carole Katz and Stuart & Ida Phillips, the Leadership Development Program (formerly known as Lemann-Stern) was renamed, and is now known as the Katz-Phillips Leadership Development Program.
In 2015, Federation also announced the renaming of the program’s annual alumni event, which is now called the Betty and Phillip Meyers Leadership Development Alumni Event, thanks to the generosity of Betty Meyers.
To learn more, please contact Sherri Tarr at email@example.com or at 504-780-5609.
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