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Moishe House Bethesda wrote on August 31, 2020 at 11:27 am:
Moishe House Bethesda is looking for a new roommate! Move in dates are for September/October, but we can be flexible if needed. We live in a beautiful 3300 square foot house, are in walking distance of a huge park, and steps away from downtown Bethesda. The house is ‘COVID mindful’ with plenty of space to work from home. Moishe house is part of a network of houses around the world where young Jewish adults live and host programming for their community. Reach out to us if you wanna be part of this amazing group!
R. Gould wrote on August 21, 2020 at 7:34 am:
Teen/Youth Advisor Needed We are looking for an energetic Jewish leader who can reach out to our teens and inspire them to engage in a series of activities that they will suggest or plan. Activities can include tikkun olam (i.e. baking together for the homeless) and social activities (i.e. going to Six Flags at the end of the year). The Advisor will be responsible for setting healthy boundaries, leading community building, inclusion, and organizing and supervising activities for teens. The pay is $20-25 an hour. Oseh Shalom is a warm, open-minded community in the Reconstructionist movement. Please submit a resume to edvp@oseh-shalom.org and rgould@oseh-shalom.org.
Dana Foster wrote on August 18, 2020 at 9:23 am:
B'nai Shalom of Olney, a conservative synagogue in Olney, MD is looking for dynamic, energetic and engaging teachers for our online Sunday school this fall. Love for Judaism and children, and basic Judaic and Hebrew content are a must, and proficiency with zoom, google slides, and flip grid are a plus. All our fall programming will be virtual, so you can teach from the comfort of your own home or dorm! Please send your resume to dana.foster@bnaishalomofolney.org.
Allison Buchman wrote on August 17, 2020 at 2:57 pm:
Club J Assistant Staff Responsible for implementing the day-to-day Club J program while actively supervising children within the guidelines set by the Bender JCC of Greater Washington. Essential Functions of the Position: ● Engage and supervise children while under the position’s care. ● Know how many children are under the position’s care and know who and where they are at all times. ● Safely escort children between activity spaces. ● Provide computer and Zoom help to children as needed. ● Assist children with school assignments, which included but is not limited to math, English, social studies, and science. ● Plan and implement activities during breaks from school. ● Follow directions given by the Lead Staff while demonstrating emerging leadership skills. ● Work with fellow staff members in a team setting. ● Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of children served. ● Interact appropriately with children in a variety of situations. ● Appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior-management techniques (e.g. enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control). ● Utilize active supervision at all times. ● Take part in the daily clean-up of program areas, which includes but is not limited to putting all toys and equipment away and sanitizing shared equipment as instructed. ● Evaluate current programs and provide ongoing feedback. ● Effectively communicate with supervisor, staff and children. ● Comply with and participate in the County and State guidelines. ● Attend all required orientation meetings, staff meetings, and trainings. ● Recognize, respond, and report to supervisor any environmental and/or other hazards Apply at: https://www.benderjccgw.org/about-us/jobs/
Allison Buchman wrote on August 17, 2020 at 2:56 pm:
Club J Lead Staff Responsible for implementing the day-to-day Club J program while actively supervising children within the guidelines set by the Bender JCC of Greater Washington. Essential Functions of the Position: ● Engage and supervise children while under the position’s care. ● Know how many children are under the position’s care and know who and where they are at all times. ● Safely escort children between activity spaces. ● Provide computer and Zoom help to children as needed. ● Assist children with school assignments, which included but is not limited to math, English, social studies, and science. ● Plan and implement activities during breaks from school. ● Supervise Assistant Counselors and delegate tasks. ● Work with fellow staff members in a team setting. ● Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of children served. ● Interact appropriately with children in a variety of situations. ● Appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior-management techniques (e.g. enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control). ● Utilize active supervision at all times. ● Take part in the daily clean-up of program areas, which includes but is not limited to putting all toys and equipment away and sanitizing shared equipment as instructed. ● Evaluate current programs and provide ongoing feedback. ● Effectively communicate with supervisor, staff and children. ● Comply with and participate in the County and State guidelines. ● Attend all required orientation meetings, staff meetings, and trainings. ● Recognize, respond, and report to supervisor any environmental and/or other hazards. apply at: https://www.benderjccgw.org/about-us/jobs/
Evan Wood wrote on July 28, 2020 at 9:14 am:
Need housing for the fall looking for a sublet or an available room close to campus in walking distance ASAP.
Nathan Hill wrote on July 20, 2020 at 10:13 pm:
I am an orthodox Jewish student, looking for an off campus apartment and roommates for fall 2020.
Tony Franquiz wrote on July 20, 2020 at 12:50 pm:
Paid Remote Fall Internship at DC Public Relations Firm -- West End Strategy Team is currently accepting applications for paid remote internship positions for the fall 2020 semester. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds to apply and strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ candidates. We are a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in D.C., New York and Chicago, offering clients a comprehensive approach that includes message development, media relations, online strategy, marketing and crisis communications. Our team works with organizations seeking to enhance their influence on issues including social and economic justice, human rights, civil rights, faith-based advocacy and sustainability. What drives us is the fact that our work touches the lives of real people—women and children, racial and religious minorities, people affected by gun violence, immigrants, working families and so many others. Given the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, this internship is being offered remotely. Interns will join the team virtually during normal work hours, and will collaborate with staff over the phone and via video calls. If and when conditions improve, we can revisit the possibility of returning to an in-office internship. The safety of our staff and interns will remain our number one priority and guide all decisions. WEST interns have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working closely with progressive, nonprofit and international organizations in a professional setting. Responsibilities include writing and editing materials for distribution to the media, drafting opinion pieces, developing social media content, researching client organizations and their issue areas, researching target journalists and compiling media lists, conducting media outreach, aggregating news content, and various clerical duties. Through this experience, interns will cultivate a working knowledge of highly relevant political and advocacy organizations, the major issues of the day, and the media. Interns are required to commit to 20 hours/week, or two to three days, working virtually from home, from August through December 2020. Each application must include a resume and cover letter. Only complete applications will be considered. No phone calls, please. West End Strategy Team is an equal opportunity employer.
Leah Miller wrote on July 2, 2020 at 10:10 am:
The Alvin Browdy Religious School (ABRS) at Ohr Kodesh Congregation, a Jewish Conservative supplemental school in Chevy Chase, Maryland (Greater DC area) is looking for motivated and talented teachers to join our fantastic team in the 2020-2021 school year. The school is committed to a Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach in all grades, Pre-K through 7th. Requirements: • Must be available IN PERSON & ONLINE (as needed) for school Sundays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and/or Wednesdays 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM. — Preference will go to qualified candidates available during both these time slots, but some positions are available for Sunday-only or Wednesday-only. • Prior experience in a PBL or Reggio-based curriculum preferred. • For those teaching on Wednesdays, Hebrew language proficiency and teaching experience required. • Have access to a working computer and Zoom and be comfortable video conferencing/teaching virtually if needed. • Must be comfortable with other virtual programs including but not limited to: Google Docs, Email, Zoom, Flipgrid, etc. (We can provide training if necessary) • Teachers will create and execute engaging lessons, track student progress, communicate with parents and staff, and submit all administrative requirements in a timely manner • Have energy and creativity for engaging students in an online setting • Be creative with the ability to be flexible, receive feedback appropriately, and adjust existing lesson plans, as needed Hourly rate is extremely competitive and determined based on experience. Please submit your resume to Leah Miller, Assistant Director of Young Family Education & Programming at lmiller@ohrkodesh.org. No calls, please.
R. Gould wrote on July 1, 2020 at 7:31 pm:
Sunday Torah Cantillation / Trope Teacher Needed We are looking for teachers who can teach bnai mitzvah prep students an introduction to Torah trope (cantillation). We are located just outside the beltway. Oseh Shalom Religious School work hours are Sunday mornings (beginning Sept. 13 in person or on zoom). Class time will also include prayers from the Torah Service, community building, and Modern Jewish History (from Sarna’s textbook). Oseh Shalom is a Reconstructionist synagogue located in Laurel, MD. We use interactive, modern, and values-based curricula in order to engage and inspire our young learners. Candidates should be comfortable working with children and families. They should have a strong Judaic base as well as a creative ability to think outside the box and commitment toward teaching the next generation. Please send your resume to rgould@oseh-shalom.org and edvp@oseh-shalom.org. We’re accepting resumes on a rolling basis. Thank you for forwarding this to friends.
Ron Folman wrote on June 15, 2020 at 1:37 pm:
Title: Post-doctoral and PhD fellowships in Atomic Physics at Ben-Gurion University, Israel Group: AtomChip Laboratory (www.bgu.ac.il/atomchip) Deadline: until filled We invite applications for post-doctoral researchers in the field of quantum optics, cold atoms, and atom spectroscopy. We offer a highly stimulating and energetic environment for experimental and theoretical atomic physicists and very competitive offers for both domestic and international applicants, including generous re-location packages. Applicants should have extensive experience in atomic physics and ultra-cold atoms. We also have open positions for excellent students who are interested in advanced degrees in experimental and theoretical physics in the fields of cold and hot atoms, magnetometry, Bose-Einstein condensation, matter-wave interferometry and Quantum Physics in general. Ben-Gurion University (~20000 students) is the youngest and fastest growing university in Israel. It is situated in Be’er Sheva in the middle of the Negev desert, a mere hour by train from Tel Aviv and the Mediterranean. The surrounding area includes fascinating desert landscapes with their unique geology, archaeology and wildlife, and a fantastic kaleidoscope of ancient and modern society. For those who love nature and travel, we note that the University is located a short drive from Egypt, Jordan, and Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and the beautiful coral reefs of Eilat on the shores of the Red Sea. For details, please visit our website at www.bgu.ac.il/atomchip or contact Prof. Ron Folman directly: folman@bgu.ac.il We look forward to your inquiry!
Babette Cohn wrote on June 8, 2020 at 5:22 pm:
We need you to teach Jewish Studies! Shaare Tefila in Olney, MD is looking for creative, flexible people who want to make a difference with Jewish children through teaching. We are planning for a potential virtual environment as curriculum is designed for eventual in person sessions. We offer an excellent salary for young teachers. Contact Babette Cohn, bcohn@shaaretefila.org with your resume now!!
R. Gould wrote on May 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm:
Sunday School Teachers Needed Are you or someone you know (local college students, experienced teachers, excited new Jewish educators) looking to do something fulfilling and fun on Sunday mornings? We are looking for teachers who want to make a difference. Jewish content knowledge, Hebrew experience, and a caring approach to working with children a must. Oseh Shalom is a Reconstructionist synagogue located in Laurel, MD. We use interactive, modern, and values-based curricula in order to engage and inspire our young learners. Candidates should be comfortable working with children and families. They should have a strong Judaic base as well as a creative ability to think outside the box and commitment toward teaching the next generation. Note: We may be starting our year with online learning (you would be trained in how to do this). Please send your resume to rgould@oseh-shalom.org and edvp@oseh-shalom.org. Thank you for forwarding this to friends.
Aliza Glatter wrote on April 21, 2020 at 2:34 pm:
At Camp JCC we pride ourselves on our staff-to-camper ratio, welcoming over 200 individuals to share their knowledge, experience, and love of camp with our campers. Staff members are selected based on their talents and skills; demonstrated levels of maturity, responsibility and dependability; programming and leadership expertise; ability to relate to and care for children; and sincere commitment to helping campers experience a summer of fun. Each potential hire is carefully screened, personally interviewed, and individually evaluated on their ability to serve as a role model for children. Positive references and background checks are required. Our week-long camp orientation and training program prepares new and returning staff for their summer experience. Throughout the summer, staff are continuously trained, evaluated and provided with feedback designed to enhance their performance.
Wendy Kelman wrote on April 20, 2020 at 5:12 pm:
Looking for a ss/sk girl to live in a 3-person off-campus apartment. She would be sharing a room with one person, beautiful apartment for great price
Tony Franquiz wrote on March 23, 2020 at 2:27 pm:
West End Strategy Team is currently accepting applications for paid full-time internship positions for the summer of 2020. We are a full-service strategic communications firm, offering clients a comprehensive approach that includes message development, media relations, online strategy, marketing and crisis communications. Our team works with organizations seeking to enhance their influence on issues including social and economic justice, human rights, civil rights, faith-based advocacy and sustainability. What drives us is the fact that our work touches the lives of real people – women and children, racial and religious minorities, people affected by gun violence, immigrants, working families and so many others.
Kathy Magenheim wrote on February 26, 2020 at 11:16 am:
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF YOUTH ENGAGEMENT Temple Emanuel, a progressive Reform congregation with approximately 500 families near Washington D.C. in Kensington, Maryland, seeks a full-time Director of Youth Engagement (DYE) who can: • maintain and expand upon our vibrant, close-knit community of teens and pre-teens • establish meaningful relationships with synagogue youth of all ages • develop and implement programs that are not only engaging and fun, but also cultivate Jewish values and a strong Jewish identity • communicate effectively with teens and families • work cooperatively with lay leaders and professional staff Job Responsibilities of Director of Youth Engagement Responsibilities for the DYE can be organized into 3 arenas: Youth group administration and programming, Temple-wide duties, and communications. Youth group administration and programming, which includes activities such as: o hosting monthly lounge nights o planning and supervising Temple lock-ins and weekend events o attending NFTY regional events o scheduling Board meetings; developing teen leadership skills o connecting teens to social service opportunities outside the Temple (such as the RAC’s L’Taken) o supervising a part-time junior youth group leader who works with KESTY J (6th/7th graders) and KESTY 45 (4th/5th graders) Temple-wide duties, which include: o attending most monthly Board of Trustee and all Youth Committee meetings o in conjunction with the clergy, organize three teen-led services during the year, including High Holiday services for young families. o attending weekly professional staff meetings o coordinating youth involvement in Temple-wide events, such as Purim carnival o teaching and/or assisting in 8th grade upper school class o creating and managing the Youth Program budget with help from the Youth Committee o managing the religious school’s teen madrichim program on Sunday mornings Communication duties, which include: o maintaining all marketing for youth programs, including social media outlets, distribution lists, and other forms of communication o submitting articles, pictures, and dates for upcoming events to Temple publications Desired skills and traits • Ability to connect with young Jews on a personal level and help them cultivate lasting friendships • Strong communication and executive functioning skills • Ability to develop and maintain a budget • Ability to motivate, delegate, and oversee to completion all program tasks • Able to work in teams • Strong supervisory skills • Available to work Sundays and some evenings during the school year • Music skills a plus Experience and qualifications • BA or BS preferred • Jewish educational background that includes a firm understanding of Jewish history, holidays, prayer, ritual practices and values • Prior youth group programming leadership and/or camp counselor experience preferred Benefits This is a full-time position. Benefits include paid time off, conference allowance, personal expense account, and health-insurance contribution. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to Rabbi Mark at mark@templeemanuelmd.org.
Kathy Magenheim wrote on February 26, 2020 at 11:08 am:
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF YOUTH ENGAGEMENT Temple Emanuel, a progressive Reform congregation with approximately 500 families near Washington D.C. in Kensington, Maryland, seeks a full-time Director of Youth Engagement (DYE) who can: • maintain and expand upon our vibrant, close-knit community of teens and pre-teens • establish meaningful relationships with synagogue youth of all ages • develop and implement programs that are not only engaging and fun, but also cultivate Jewish values and a strong Jewish identity • communicate effectively with teens and families • work cooperatively with lay leaders and professional staff Job Responsibilities of Director of Youth Engagement Responsibilities for the DYE can be organized into 3 arenas: Youth group administration and programming, Temple-wide duties, and communications. Youth group administration and programming, which includes activities such as: o hosting monthly lounge nights o planning and supervising Temple lock-ins and weekend events o attending NFTY regional events o scheduling Board meetings; developing teen leadership skills o connecting teens to social service opportunities outside the Temple (such as the RAC’s L’Taken) o supervising a part-time junior youth group leader who works with KESTY J (6th/7th graders) and KESTY 45 (4th/5th graders) Temple-wide duties, which include: o attending most monthly Board of Trustee and all Youth Committee meetings o in conjunction with the clergy, organize three teen-led services during the year, including High Holiday services for young families. o attending weekly professional staff meetings o coordinating youth involvement in Temple-wide events, such as Purim carnival o teaching and/or assisting in 8th grade upper school class o creating and managing the Youth Program budget with help from the Youth Committee o managing the religious school’s teen madrichim program on Sunday mornings Communication duties, which include: o maintaining all marketing for youth programs, including social media outlets, distribution lists, and other forms of communication o submitting articles, pictures, and dates for upcoming events to Temple publications Desired skills and traits • Ability to connect with young Jews on a personal level and help them cultivate lasting friendships • Strong communication and executive functioning skills • Ability to develop and maintain a budget • Ability to motivate, delegate, and oversee to completion all program tasks • Able to work in teams • Strong supervisory skills • Available to work Sundays and some evenings during the school year • Music skills a plus Experience and qualifications • BA or BS preferred • Jewish educational background that includes a firm understanding of Jewish history, holidays, prayer, ritual practices and values • Prior youth group programming leadership and/or camp counselor experience preferred Benefits This is a full-time position. Benefits include paid time off, conference allowance, personal expense account, and health-insurance contribution. Salary commensurate with experience.
Hannah Weilbacher wrote on February 24, 2020 at 12:37 pm:
American Jewish World Service PAID Summer Internship in Advocacy and Jewish Engagement: Do you want to make an impact on Jewish advocacy and human rights education? The American Jewish World Service Summer Internship in Advocacy and Jewish Engagement is a rich opportunity to contribute to innovative Jewish and human rights curriculum, advance policy in DC, and learn more about the complex operations of large non-profit. The ideal candidate has a commitment to global human rights, a background in education, government or public policy, and problem solving and collaboration skills. This position is available in DC, with options to be in New York or San Francisco. For specific questions please reach out to Hannah Weilbacher Hweilbacher@ajws.org. Application submission deadline is March 6, 2020.
Leonard Aryeh Englander wrote on February 10, 2020 at 10:13 pm:
PART-TIME (REALLY PART-TIME) BAAL KOREH POSITION $250 FOR 1.5 HOURS WORK (not including prep of course), PLUS 3 SQUARE MEALS, LODGING AND A SIX PACK (IF OVER 21) OVERVIEW: Congregation Kneseth Israel (CKI) is a traditionally-oriented community shul located near the heart of scenic Annapolis. It has been providing services to the Annapolis Jewish community for over 100 years. It is between Rabbis at the moment and lacks a trained Baal Koreh to lein the Torah for the weekly portion and give a short D’Var Torah. So, we want your help! POSITION DESCRIPTION: • CKI is seeking multiple Baal Koreh who are competent and confident to lein the weekly Torah portion and give a short D’Var Torah • Qualified applicant must be able to: o Prepare and lein weekly Torah portion from the Torah scroll with short exposition o Read the haftorah portion (preferably) o Prepare and deliver a short, insightful D’Var Torah on the weekly portion and/or other related topics o Must have means of transportation or method of arranging such BENEFITS/PERKS: • Job pays $250.00 flat fee per Shabbat for approximately 1.5 hours ’ worth of work or so • Shomer Shabbat/Kashrut lodgings with young(ish) UMD graduate family near shul for any applicant who is Shomer Shabbat or does not wish to commute in on Shabbat (totally your choice) • 3 square meals (if you choose lodging option) • Networking opportunity with established professionals in a variety of fields, including law, economics, engineers, healthcare professionals, government employees, etc. • Excellent resume builder • Opportunity to get first-hand experience at being a pulpit rabbi without risks or costs associated • Good way to make some easy money without too much pressure HOW TO APPLY: • Call Aryeh Englander at 410-236-5265 or email me at engy6201@gmail.com