Qushiyot: Israel Education Fellowship - A Cohort for Long Island Educators of Teens

November 9, 2021 - June 3, 2022

Now more than ever, teens are asking about Israel. 
We can help you respond.

Join the ranks of Qushiyot fellows who embrace the vibrant complexity of Israel, and foster their students’ understanding of and deep relationship with Israel. 
Our students are struggling to express themselves and respond to others with different, strongly held opinions. The pedagogic approaches that create safe spaces allow teens to engage in complex, respectful dialogue, cultivating a more nuanced relationship with Israel. These approaches can be applied to many other components of our work as Jewish educators.

The Jewish Education Project, in partnership with Makom, is excited to invite applicants for a new cohort of the Qushiyot Israel Education Fellowship. The year-long program includes a full mentoring process and tools to apply a comprehensive, practical approach to Israel education that empowers educators to develop meaningful and relevant Israel educational experiences.  

This cohort is specifically for Long Island-based Jewish educators who work with teens; Education Directors, Youth Professionals, Rabbis and Teachers.

The cost for participation in the full year Qushiyot Israel Education Fellowship is $180

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through October 13, 2021; limited spots available.  


  • October 13, 2021: last date to submit application 

  • November 9 – 10, 2021: Workshop #1

  • January 12 – 13, 2022: Workshop #2

  • January 2022 - May 2022: 1 hour coaching consultation every 4-6 weeks 

  • March 2 –3, 2022: Workshop #3

  • April 5, 2022: Webinar #1 (time TBD)

  • June 1, 2022: Webinar #2 (time TBD)

Please note the November workshop will be conducted virtually. The locations of the January and March 2022 workshops will be determined based on the current safety guidelines and practices of The Jewish Education Project. If they are in-person, they will take place on Long Island.  

Application submission is now closed.

We will be hosting an Information Session on Zoom on Monday, Aug 9th, at 10:00 AM ET. Register here!

Questions? Click here for more details or contact Abby Pitkowsky at apitkowsky@jewishedproject.org


“Qushiyot has changed me as a person and as a teacher. It has been a phenomenal experience.” 

“This experience has given me not only a new framework, but a new understanding of Modern Israel. I am beyond appreciative for this opportunity.”


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