JUMP (Jewish Unity Mentoring Program) is the NCSY National Leadership Program that trains and empowers high school students from all over the United States to become leaders.

Participants are given the tools and training to make positive changes in their schools and communities, while broadening their understanding of local and global issues facing the Jewish people today.

What do students say about NCSY Jump

When Tomer Locker (10th grader in public school) first approached me about forming an NCSY Savannah JUMP team I had many hesitations. Savannah literally has a tiny Jewish population. Many cities that people consider small have at least 25,000-30,000 Jews. Savannah has only 3,000 Jews! I began wondering who will run all these JUMP programs? […]
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Rabbi Eli Lob Savannah, Georgia

The JUMP experience put us in a situation of responsibility and because of this we learned how to successfully plan something and then follow through with it. JUMP taught us how to work as a team even when we all have very different ideas. It emphasized the importance of core values of Judaism such as […]
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Seattle JUMP Team Seattle, Washington

JUMP constantly challenged us to answer many of the tough questions of today and demonstrate our capacities as leaders. Along with leadership skills,  we learned to work as a team in order to solve difficult problems.  In addition, JUMP allowed us to bond and cooperate, not only amongst ourselves, but with other young leaders from all […]
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Abraham Milhem Hillel Scheck, Florida