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Federations seek 18 young adults to cultivate their leadership skills

Are you a young Jewish adult ages 25- 40 with a passion for making a difference? Want to take a leadership role in making the Jewish community stronger?

Experience the Jewish Leadership Training Institute (JLTI), starting this October.

The Tampa Jewish Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties invite emerging young adult leaders from the Tampa Bay area to participate in this 11-program, leadership development experience.

Now in its 14th year, JLTI is designed to inspire young professionals to get involved and take on leadership roles in the Tampa Bay Jewish community. Throughout the years, graduates have held leadership positions on boards and committees of local Jewish organizations and agencies on both sides of the Bay.

The cost to participate in JLTI is $99, which includes course materials and dinner during each session. Space is limited to 18 people.

Special highlights of JLTI include guest admission to the Tampa Jewish Federation’s Annual President’s Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 25 and an exclusive tour of One Buc Place with philanthropist Bryan Glazer, co-chairman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on Monday, Nov. 19.

The group will also connect to Israel as the “Start-Up Nation” by visiting the Florida Israel Business Accelerator on Monday, Nov. 27, learning about its efforts to help Israeli entrepreneurs grow into the U.S. market.

Class dates are: Thursday, Oct. 25, orientation; Monday, Oct. 29; Monday, Nov. 5; Monday, Nov. 19; Thursday, Dec. 6; Monday, Dec. 17; Monday, Jan. 7; Tuesday, Jan. 22; Monday, Feb. 4; Monday, Feb. 18, and the graduation date to be determined.

Most classes start at 6:30 p.m. Meetings locations will be announced.

To apply for JLTI, visit or Deadline to apply: Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Applicants will be notified by email about the status of their applications by Wednesday, Oct. 12.

For more information about JLTI, contact the Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties at (727) 530.3223 or email In Tampa, contact, Lisa Robbins at (813) 769.4723 .

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