Do not separate yourself from the community (Pirkei Avot, 2:5)
One of the best ways to learn is from the successes of others. Read success stories of URJ congregations and share yours, find funding information, holiday guides and other relevant resources. Email email@example.com to add your program.
URJ Camps and Congregations Go Green!
Check out all the innovative ways URJ Camps and congregations are going green. From bringing trees in to the sanctuary to planting community gardens, this interesting and instructive slide show will give you myriad ways to green your community!
At the 2009 Biennial, Rabbi Yoffie called for a commitment to ethical eating, asking synagogue
leaders to "carefully, thoughtfully, Jewishly" formulate new eating
guidelines for their communities. Download resources and program guides for
developing new food policies, planting community gardens, and educating membership about righteous, healthy eating.
Greening RJ/GreenFaith Pilot Program Throughout this two-year program, eight New Jersey congregations will complete GreenFaith's Certification Program. Learn about participants and track their progress!
Program Bank Environmental programs for your congregation, youth group, religious school or community.
Jews United for Justice has created a booklet with specific suggestions for how families can make purchasing choices for their special day in ways that are mindful of their effect on the environment and workers' rights.
The Reform Movement is going green this year and Chanukah is the perfect time to get involved! As we face unprecedented energy and environmental challenges, Chanukah - with its theme of light in the midst of winter - lends itself to thoughts of energy conservation and environmental stewardship. Find ideas to green your gift giving, congregational Chanukah program and more with our new guide for a greener Chanukah.