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The Yahel Social Change Fellowship is a paid, 9-month service-learning fellowship for college graduates ages 22-29 who are passionate about social change. This is Yahel’s most immersive deep dive into Israel and the Middle East — it is an unmatched opportunity for leadership and career development.

If you’d like to learn more about this opportunity, you can get in touch with Yahel’s Recruitment Coordinator, Grace. Schedule an informational call here or send an email to get started (

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Yahel is a nonprofit in Israel called that brings together people from all over the world for service and social action programs in Israel. The Yahel Social Change Fellowship is a 9- month paid fellowship for young adults ages 22-29 from around the world.



Start Date: September 12, 2021

End Date: June 30, 2022

Who is the Yahel fellowship for?

Our fellowship includes individuals from diverse countries, religious backgrounds, and academic and professional experience. Each year, we accept fellows who demonstrate leadership capacity, an eagerness to learn, and a commitment to rolling up their sleeves to put in hard work.  Our 2020-2021 cohort includes fellows from India, Belgium, Argentina, Netherlands, Greece, USA, Canada, and Australia. Among the fellows are energetic educators, artists, those with backgrounds in social work and psychology, aspiring lawyers, and fellows building careers as human rights activists, to name just a few. You can read about our current fellows here

What does the fellowship include?

Fellows are in different volunteer and internship placements in the cities of Lod, Rishon LeZion, and Haifa, working with staff of local schools, community centers, non-profits, and activist groups. The fellowship also prioritizes in-depth learning about Israeli society and social issues, professional development workshops, Hebrew and Arabic courses, day trips and learning seminars, and countless meetings with local and national leaders in Israel. 

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Rebecca Schwab

Rebecca creates best practices and executes marketing campaigns for Jewish organizations who are trying to reach the next generation of the Jewish community - specifically Millennials and Gen Z - through digital marketing, social media, online and in-person events.