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Emerging Leadership Program (ELP)

ELP is a 16-month program that emphasizes leadership, the idea of Jewish peoplehood, and key issues related to advocacy and social action.

Established in 2009, the Emerging Leadership Program (ELP) powered by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s Mandel Center for Leadership Development, remains a high-caliber initiative to develop future leaders in the Palm Beaches.


If you are interested in participating in Emerging Leadership Program, contact Matthew Newman, Director of Emerging Leadership, at 561.242.6617 or matthew.newman@jewishpalmbeach.org

 

Applications for ELP Cohort #9 will be available in fall 2022. The cohort will be active from January 2023-May 2024.

LEADERSHIP

ELP Chair (2020-2022)
Pam Comiter

ELP Chair-Elect
Adam Jackowitz


ELP Past Chairs:

Craig Storch
Andrew Comiter
Justin Paul
Kevin Shapiro
Jason Rogers

ELP Cohort #8 Members

David Benson
Amy Forleiter
Jordan Frances
Iryssa Jackowitz
Randi Karmin
Joshua Kaston
Ethan Kernkraut

 

Maria Kugler
Kerryn Lehman
Patrick Nicholas
Adam Rickel
Justin Shifrin
Brad Sobel
Addie Zubatkin

Looking Back: Cohort 6 of the Emerging Leadership Program (ELP)

Youtube Video

Jonathan Caplan

Why Am I Involved?

“Federation has provided me with a platform to connect with fellow business leaders in our community. I feel empowered by the meaningful development programs so that I can inspire the next generation of Jewish leadership.”

~ Jonathan Caplan

Jonathan Caplan

Why Am I Involved?

“Federation has provided me with a platform to connect with fellow business leaders in our community. I feel empowered by the meaningful development programs so that I can inspire the next generation of Jewish leadership.”

~ Jonathan Caplan

Interested in getting involved?

Tell us a little about yourself in this form, and we will help you find the opportunities that fit your interests.

For more information contact Lindsay Hirsch, Director, Leadership Development, at 561.242.6638 or lindsay.hirsch@jewishpalmbeach.org