J-Fellows is a leadership development program for young adults created to inspire the emerging generation (EG) of community leaders, co-chaired by Arielle Kreisman and Simone Davis. 


We have assembled an extraordinary line up for J-fellows 2020!

Our interactive sessions will provide leadership and professional skill development, as well as opportunities to network and engage in and with the broader Jewish community.

Enhance your professional and lay leadership skills, join J-Fellows today!

Sessions are free of charge, with pre-registration required. 

Sign up today for the third session!

J-Fellows sessions

Session 1 - “Personality Poker”
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

Dinner and registration start @ 6:15 pm, session @ 7:15 pm

Presenter: Kevin Barwin, Founding Partner, Clariti Group Inc. 
Registration:  CLOSED




Session 3 - “Wellbeing in the Workplace”

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 7pm with light reception

Presenters: Leah Labib and Sabina Wasserlauf

Join Sabina Wasserlauf and Leah Labib and explore mindfulness, gratitude, and hatha yoga from a Jewish perspective. Develop your toolkit of stress management strategies for increased focus, and personal wellbeing.

Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.

Click here to sign up for Session 3

Session 2 - “Effective Communication”
Thursday, February 27, 2020
inner @ 6:15 pm, session @ 7:15 pm 

Presenter: Lisa Miller, President, DMHS Group Inc.

Registration: CLOSED

Session 4 - “Risk-Taking in Business Leadership”,
Monday, June 8, 2020 
@ 7 pm, light reception to follow

Presenter: David Segal, founder, Mad Radish and DAVIDsTEA

Join David Segal for a casual Q & A on the role of risk taking in business. David Segal is the founder of Mad Radish and DAVIDsTEA, and a retail thought-leader and speaker. In 2017, David was named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40.


Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.

Click here to sign up for Session 4

For more information about J-Fellows, or leadership opportunities, contact our Community Engagement Specialist, Anne Read by calling 613-798-4696 ext. 355 or email aread@jewishottawa.com