Rabbi Rick Jacobs paid honor to former Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir, zl, as he laid in state at the Knesset prior to his funeral
Shamir, who died Saturday at 96, had the reputation of a man who said the most when he said nothing at all, his American interlocutors recalled. Read More »
Reform Conversions Are On The Rise Again
(The Jewish Chronicle)
More Reform rabbis agreeing to officiate at intermarriages (JTA)
Unbuckling the Bible belt: Being Jewish in Charlotte (Charlotte Observer)
Temple Wins Honors for Jewish Study (New Jersery Jewish News)
Temples Alums Choose Careers as Jewish Pros (New Jersery Jewish News)
RJ Insider's Guide to College Life Now Available
Great for all high school students and
including the popular "Top 60 Schools Jews Choose."
Free College Guides for Reform Youth Groups »
Individual copies available through July 12 »
The Complete Jewish Songbook, Shireinu
This comprehensive collection of Jewish songs features the best of Israeli, Jewish summer camp, traditional, contemporary and Sephardic genres in fully notated form.
D'var Torah, Balak, 5772: Balaam: A Case Study in True Prophecy
The Summer Youth Experience
Throughout July, the URJ will be highlighting Reform Jewish summer youth experiences. Submit photos and stories of your Reform youth experience on Facebook!
Camp Works: A By-The-Numbers Look At The Long-Term Impact of Jewish Overnight Camp (The Foundation for Jewish Camp)
On RJ Blog
Camp Works and We Can Prove it!
Jewish Teenage Journeys in Israel: Biblical Foundations & Personal Transformations
The First of Many Summers Together GFC & MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
Hebrew & the Bnai Mitzvah Revolution
Young and Involved: My sons NFTY Journey
In The News
Southern Comfort for Orthodox and Reform Campers on the Fourth
No Cellphones at Summer Camp Acceptable or Archaic? (Mashable)
Aug 9-12 in Cincinnati: There is still space and partial scholarships available for both the Schindler Fellows Program for Interfaith Fellows and the Kallah: Adult Learning Experience. The hotel registration deadline is July 15.
July 11: Mitkadem Digital 101: A Webinar Demo
July 22-26: Mifgash Musicale: A Musical Happening! in Cincinnati, OH
Aug 24-26: Nashir: NFTY Songleading Institute for Teens in Warwick, NY
Aug 26-28: Going Beyond Memory: A Conference on Synagogue Archiving in Cincinnati, OH
Oct 14-15: ARZA Annual Meeting in Newark, NJ
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