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the program

CYP Ambassadors is a fellowship for Jewish leadership development.

If you believe that you can inspire and impact positive change- If you believe that you can make a difference-

We believe it too!


CYP Ambassadors Mission to Russia explores the re-emergence of Judaism in Russia today. By meeting the local leaders, their communities and seeing the vibrant Jewish community today, ambassadors get a glimpse into the makings of true Jewish leadership. 


Together with fellow ambassadors gain inspiration and skills to develop actionable plans of change in your local Jewish community.


02 The Mission

An exclusive six-day trip to S. Petersburg and Moscow. Experience firsthand the pulse of Jewish life beating in this enigmatic country. Meet the activists who effected a thriving revolution of Jewish life in Russia.

03 Action

Implement your new leadership skills and inspiration. You and your fellow CYP Ambassador committee members will brainstorm and launch new programs that fit local community needs.  Host Shabbat meals and be a welcoming guide in your CYP community.​​

01 Education

Includes classes exploring the role of leadership in Judaism and round-table sessions with prominent local and global influencers.



  • Jewish, regardless of affiliation

  • 25-35 years old

  • Currently employed on a career track

  • Active member of a local CYP chapter

  • Solution-oriented, positive thinker

  • Passionate about creating a sustainable Jewish community

  • Has recruited volunteers or raised funds for a non-profit cause

  • Has held a past or current leadership role in business or community service

Participants are nominated by their local CYP chapter and are selected by the Ambassador Fellowship Leadership Board.



​The subsidized cost of the Ambassadors Program is $995 USD + flights (The full price is $4,000).


This includes the full Mission trip experience. Airfare, accommodations, and catered meals are included while attending the Mission.


Scholarships are available through local CYP chapters

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