Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute

Join us for an informational webinar on May 22nd, 8pm ET to learn about the URJ Congregational Finances 101 Course. This 8-week course on the fundamentals of congregational finances begins on June 1st.

Monday, May 22, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

The URJ Had'rachah Seminar teaches lay leaders from small congregations how to conduct worship service and life cycle events, to support their local Jewish community. Join us on Wednesday, April 26th, 8pm ET for the Had'rachah Seminar Informational Webinar, where you will learn more about this valuable seminar, the logistics for this year, the Small Congregation Grants, and more.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on November 14th, 2017, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Session. Come learn about the new URJ Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on August 15th, 2017, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Session. Come learn about the new URJ Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on May 16th, 2017, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Session. Come learn about the new URJ Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

This session, led by Rabbi Samuel K. Joseph, PhD, HUC-JIR Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership development, is the fifth and final session in the URJ Online Learning Series on Governance. It applies the principles outlined in the first four sessions to common and critical questions about executive responsibilities and board structure and size.
Sign up for this session, which will take place on March 28th, 3pm ET.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

This session, led by Rabbi Samuel K. Joseph, PhD, HUC-JIR Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership development, is the fourth of five in the URJ Online Learning Series on Governance. It will look at how best principles for recruiting, training, and engaging leaders can transform the way board members govern. Sign up for this session, which will take place on March 2nd, 7:30pm ET.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

This session, led by Rabbi Samuel K. Joseph, PhD, HUC-JIR Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership development, is the third of five in the URJ Online Learning Series on Governance. It will explore what it takes to transform a congregational board into a board team, including an investment in group dynamics, a supportive structure that gives members access to timely information and data, a focus on substantive issues and tools for identifying and discussing them, and a commitment to common goals. Sign up for this session, which will take place on February 1st, 2017, 3pm ET.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

This session, led by Rabbi Samuel K. Joseph, PhD, HUC-JIR Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership development, is the second of five in the URJ Online Learning Series on Governance. It will look at the obstacles to great board meetings - from timing to agenda to food and furniture - and on how to overcome them. Sign up for this session, which will take place on December 13th, 7:30pm ET.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

This session, led by Rabbi Samuel K. Joseph, PhD, HUC-JIR Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership Development, is the first of five in the URJ Online Learning Series on Governance. It  will introduce the governance-as-leadership model as a best principle of governance and a means to move board members to a clear understanding of the ends for which they are governing. Sign up for this session, which will take place on November 10th, 3pm ET.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm