The URJ leads the largest and most diverse Jewish movement in North America. Our work strengthens communities and inspires millions to explore what it means to be Jewish, pursue justice around the world, and forge stronger ties to Israel.
Through advocacy campaigns, hands-on volunteering opportunities, and training for leaders, the URJ galvanizes people throughout North America to ensure religious freedom, pluralism, acceptance, and justice.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai: "Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When you enter the land that I assign to you, the land shall observe a sabbath of the Eternal." - Leviticus 25:1-2