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