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

My extracurricular agenda in high school has always been do whatever looks good on a high school transcript, namely science institute or mathletes. I helped out the JUMP team last year and decided that I would devote some of my time to JUMP this year.
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Tamar Yastrab Midreshet Shalhevet, NY

I just wanted to thank you for coordinating the NCSY JUMP program. Although DKJA did not make it back to the boardroom myself (and the team) learned lessons about business, fundraising, our community, and so much more that I could not have learned anywhere else. I cannot wait to continue the projects we coordinated this […]
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Joseph Zeuner Donna Klein Jewish Academy, Florida

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