This exceptional year long program inspires and empowers Jewish teens to become active, effective leaders. Each year, the Diller Teen Fellowship brings together a pluralistic, diverse group of 20 teens in grade 10 or 11 to explore their Jewish identity and develop leadership skills towards social action and community involvement. This prestigious international program gives passionate students the tools they need to lead us into the future.

As a Diller Teen Fellow you could have the opportunity to:
• Travel to Israel for a unique 3-week summer seminar*
• Participate in an exchange program with Israeli teens in Montreal*
• Be recognized as a young Jewish community leader
• Build a strong connection to a Montreal Institution and Organization
• Complete an Impact Project
• Build relationships with other outstanding young people from around the world

*Dependant on ​the official global travel advisory status.

Call us at extension 258 for more information or email us at diller@ymywha.com.

Join the Experience of a Lifetime!

Applications for Montreal’s 2020-2021 Diller Teen Fellow Cohort 13

The One Year Leadership Program includes:

  • 14 Leadership Development Workshops
  • 2 Shabbatonim
  • Hosting Israelis from our partnership region*
  • A 3-week trip to Israel*
  • A year long commitment to a Montreal Organization/ Institution
  • Meeting people from 32 communities around the world

Program cost: $3300 (Subsidies available for those who qualify.)
*Dependant on ​the official global travel advisory status.

Application Form

Do you know a Jewish Teen leader?

Nominate an outstanding leader for Montreal’s 2020-2021 Diller Teen Fellow Cohort 13

Criteria for nominating a teen:

  • Shows leadership characteristics
  • Takes initiative
  • Enjoys being an active member of a group
  • Wants to explore the meaning of Jewish pluralism
  • Interested in having discussions about their Jewish identity
  • Wants to be part of a global Jewish network

Nominations accepted until
June 1st, 2020.

Nominate a Teen

For more information please contact Jessica Meirovici at Jmeirovici@ymywha.com 514 737 6551 ext. 258.


BBYO is a safe and welcoming teen community where youth develop their own personal Jewish identity.

The teen-led programming is always fun, with an emphasis on connection to the local and global Jewish community. Teens emerge with precious friendships and useful leadership skills that will serve them well into the future.

Committed to a pluralistic experience, BBYO welcomes all Jewish teens regardless of background, denominational affiliation, sexual orientation or socio-economic status.

Call us at extension 234 for more information or email us at bbyo@ymywha.com.