Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger

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Audacious Hospitality (AH), a pillar of the Union for Reform Judaism’s endeavors, is firing on all cylinders.

April Baskin
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Judaism is a communal religion. We celebrate together, we mourn together, we worship together, we learn together, and we play together.

Alan Zeichick

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, announced today that April Baskin will join the URJ's executive leadership team as Vice President of Audacious Hospitality.

June is here, and in honor of LGBT Pride Month, we're sharing suggestions for welcoming LGBTQ members into your congregation and community. Do you have ideas to add to this list?

Membership specialists and committee chairs will tell you the three tenets of congregational membership are recruitment, integration/engagement, and retention.