Application Process

Applications for 2019-2020 will be open through May 31st, 2019. 20 students will be accepted in a competitive process. Interviews will take place in early May 2018. Applicants to the program must:

  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Be dedicated to community service
  • Be interested in exploring their Jewish identity
  • Be interested in exploring their relationship to Israel
  • Commit to full participation in monthly Sunday workshops, 3 Shabbatonim (weekend retreats), a ten-day peer-to-peer exchange and hosting the Yerucham Diller Cohort in Miami, and the three week Israel Summer Seminar in July
  • Be in 10th or 11th grade in September of the cohort year
  • Be a Jewish teen living or going to school in Miami-Dade County

Program Cost

  • The cost of the entire program including the 3-week Israel Summer Seminar is $3,600.
  • Scholarships are available. Contact Lindsay Spiegelman at or (305) 576-4030 x119 for more information.

Apply Now!

To apply to be a Diller Teen Fellow, complete the following steps:

  • Fill out the application form below.
    • To be considered, you must fully complete the form and press submit. You will recieve confirmation of your submission if you have completed the process.
  • Two References -- one of these references must be from a school official or teacher
  • Upon submission of your application, you will be contacted to confirm your interview date and time.

Other Communities with Diller Teen Fellows and partners include:

  • San Francisco/Upper Galilee
  • Baltimore/Ashkelon
  • Greater MetroWest, NJ/Rishon LeZion
  • Los Angeles/Tel Aviv
  • Boston/Haifa
  • Pittsburgh/Karmiel, Misgav
  • Toronto/Eilat, Eilot
  • Chicago/Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir
  • Johannesburg/Beit Shemesh, Mateh Yehuda
  • Melbourne/Golan Heights
  • Capetown/Shoham
  • Buenos Aires/Hof Hasharon
  • Philadelphia/Herzliya
  • United Kingdom/Mate Asher


(305) 576-4030 x119