RAC Day of Action: Building Power for Purpose in Washington D.C.
Reform communities across North America have strengthened our Movement's collective power by engaging voters and advocating for racial justice. Let's continue this work on May 10-11 together in Washington, D.C.
“I Wish This Had Existed When I Was a Kid:” 6 Points Creative Arts Academy
When adults find out about my job as director of URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy, many of them say the same thing: "I wish that had existed when I was a kid!" I know how they feel.
A Leadership Journey Inspired by Reform Jewish Women
As I prepare to retire from my position as executive director of Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), I have been reflecting on my professional journey. While there have been many friends and colleagues along the way, my most constant companions have been Reform Jewish women from our vibrant sisterhoods close to home and around the world.
Preparing for Passover: A Roundup of Digital Resources for a Satisfying Seder
Passover is soon approaching! Below are some of our favorite Passover resources, selected to help your seder preparations go more smoothly.
Beyond the Four Questions: A Discussion Guide for Passover
As you prepare for your community seder, you have likely given thought to which children will be asking the Four Questions. However, the seder presents everyone with opportunities to dig deep into what Passover means for us.
What You Can Do Right Now to Support Israel and Support the Reform Movement
This is not the time to be silent, and we are speaking out in support of democracy, upholding the values of Israel’s Declaration of Independence, and to speak of Israel as a Jewish and democratic State.
A Roadmap Forward: Striving for Accountability and Repair
The URJ’s ethics accountability efforts over the past year have included a key commitment to accountability and restorative justice for all victims-survivors of abuse and misconduct in URJ spaces.
Teen Programs in Full Swing with More on the Way!
There has been a lot happening in the teen and youth space over these past weeks, and many more opportunities are coming down the pipeline.
Going Beyond “Warm and Welcoming” – New Ideas Around Engagement
We are excited to launch New Ideas Around Engagement: a URJ Series! In this series, you'll explore ways to create a community of belonging alongside others who want to go beyond hospitality and think differently about their communities' engagement goals.
URJ: 150 Years of Leadership and Light
Twenty-eight congregational leaders met in Cincinnati in the summer of 1873 to establish the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC), which we now call the Union for Reform Judaism. And so, 150 years ago, the Reform Movement in North America was born.