To participate in the Scheidt Seminar, you must acknowledge that:
You are the president or president-elect of your Union for Reform Judaism congregation
You are the only participant from your congregation (co-presidents, please email ScheidtSeminar@urj.org for more information)
This is your first time attending a Scheidt Seminar
As a participant in the Scheidt Seminar, you agree to:
Schedule your flight to arrive in Atlanta around 3:00 p.m., two hours prior to the opening session
Participate fully in every session
Submit a program/idea/project from your congregation for the Idea Exchange/Poster Session
Schedule your return flight to depart Atlanta no earlier than 1:30 p.m. on Sunday
The fees for the Scheidt Seminar are: $850 for a single room or $550 for a shared double room.
The fees include room, meals, materials and airport transfers to and from the Atlanta airport.
Your only other cost is airfare.
Fees are partially underwritten by a generous grant from Rudi and Honey Scheidt.
In four short days you will:
Have a conversation with Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Richard Jacobs
Engage in dialogue with the Chairman of the Board Stephen Sacks
Discuss solutions to everyday congregational problems
Explore Torah-based governance
Improve your leadership skills
Increase your Jewish knowledge
Meet and network with other Reform synagogue leaders
Share successful program ideas with other presidents
2013 Seminar Confirmed Faculty and Presenters
Senior Vice President for Endowment, Development and Premier Philanthropy, Jewish Federation of Los Angeles