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"It's not what one says, but rather what one does, that makes all the difference in the world."
                              - Pirke Avot 1:17
Union for Reform Judaism Annual Campaign
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The annual campaign of the Union for Reform Judaism provides funding for much of the Union's creative programming and helps insure the continued growth and strength of the Reform Movement. The annual campaign supports the URJ's strategic priorities: Catalyzing Congregational Change, Expanding Our Reach, and Engaging the Next Generation through many activities, including:
  • URJ Camp & Israel Programs, including 13 overnight camps located throughout North America 
  • The North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY)
  • NFTY-EIE High School in Israel
  • Campaign for Youth Engagement
  • KESHER Taglit-Birthright Israel
  • B'nai Mitzvah Revolution
  • Leadership Development and Congregational Network
  • Communities of Practice
  • Knowledge Network
  • Lifelong Jewish Learning and Ten Minutes of Torah
  • Outreach, including Taste of Judaism and Introduction to Judaism classes
  • ReformJudaism.org
  • Social Action -The Religious Action Center (RAC)
  • Disaster Relief
If, when making your donation, you do not see the program that you would like to donate to – please include this information in the comments section.
See instructions for paying by check below.

Want to Make a Pledge?
Though we are unable to accept pledges online, you may make a pledge to any of the URJ programs by contacting us directly at 212-650-4140 or development@urj.org.
Youth Engagement - NFTY, Camp and Israel Programs

Youth engagementWe are committed
to engaging young people and their families in Jewish learning and living. Our immersive Jewish experiences include year-round youth group programming, summer camps, travel and study abroad programs and social justice, advocacy and service learning programs.

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Planned Giving: Make a Bequest

Planned Giving
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Ensure the future for a strong Reform Movement in the years to come. Through a bequest, a gift of retirement plan assets, real property or appreciated securities, or a life income gift such as a charitable remainder trust, you can guarantee that Reform Judaism remains the most vibrant stream of Judaism in North America.

With the assistance of the URJ's Development staff, and in consultation with your financial advisor, you can craft a planned gift to meet your charitable and financial goals. For further information, visit the Planned Giving page.

 
Religious Action Center (RAC) and Social Action

Religious Action Center
The hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activity in the nation’s capital for more than 40 years, the RAC pursues justice and religious liberty by educating and mobilizing the American Jewish community. The RAC supports programs and social justice initiatives through projects like Just Congregations, which helps Reform congregations engage in community organizing, and the Reform Jewish Voice of NY State, which facilitates advocacy at the state level.

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Disaster Relief Fund

Disaster Relief FundWhen disaster strikes, Reform Jews trust the Union for Reform Judaism to distribute donated funds to agencies that are most effectively helping those in need. The Union retains no funds from relief efforts, with the exception of direct costs, such as credit card fees. Recent relief efforts have included hurricanes, storms and wildfires in North America, Haiti, Israel Emergency and Sudan.

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Reform Judaism in Israel

Reform Jewish Appeal
Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), through its 30 congregations and a growing network of schools, educational and community centers, offers immigrants and native Israelis a modern approach to Judaism. The Reform Israel Appeal is a partnership of the Reform institutions in North America to support our Movement in Israel.

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URJ Special Funds and Projects

Donors are invited to support special projects of the URJ through targeted giving for Outreach, Small Congregations, Family Concerns and other special program areas.

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The Miracle Kids Medical and Rescue Fund
In honor of the three children injured in a lightning strike at URJ Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI), their families have opened the Miracle Kids Medical and Rescue Fund to provide world-class medical equipment and safety supplies to keep GUCI campers safe at all times.

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CANADIAN RESIDENTS
Please be sure to write the name of the fund on the memo line of your cheque. Send your donation to:

Canadian Council for Reform Judaism
3845 Bathurst St.
Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario
M3H 3N2

To contact the CCRJ, call 416.630.0375, fax 416.630.5089, or email Sandra Levy: slevy@urj.org.

UNITED STATES RESIDENTS
Please be sure to write the name of the fund on the memo line of your check. Send your donation to:

Union for Reform Judaism Donations
(Put Name of Fund Here)
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017

To contact URJ Development, call 212.650.4140, or email development@urj.org.

 
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