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Adult Mitzvah Corps

Build a community of faith and create a Jewish religious living experience by spending a week doing hands-on volunteer work. This intensive week blends Jewish ethics of social action, study and worship. Locations vary from year to year. Learn more.

Biennial Convention

Every two years Reform Jews gather to totally immerse themselves in Judaism, taking time to explore synagogue life and gather new ideas; study with scholars and celebrate with friends. The next Biennial will be held in Orlando, FL, November 4-8, 2015. Learn more.

Consultation on Conscience

Every two years, shortly after a new Congress takes office, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Commission on Social Action host two and a half days of intensive high-level briefings on current issues and critical legislation. Learn more.

Hava Nashira

Learn song-leading techniques, camp and religious school repertoire, as well as basic liturgy and service-leading skills. For song leaders and music teachers. Learn more.

Introduction to Judaism

Interfaith couples, non-Jews considering conversion, and Jews looking for an adult-level introduction to the basics of Jewish thought and practice will benefit from these classes provided by synagogues across the country. Learn more.

Jewish Choral Festival

Join over 400 singers of choral music, work with top conductors in the field, study with leading experts in all areas of Jewish music. If you love choral singing and Jewish music, this festival is for you! Sponsored by the Zamir Choral Foundation in association with the URJ and Gratz College. Learn more.

Jewish Early Childhood Education Conference

Two fantastic days filled with opportunities for personal and professional growth through study, worship and acts of loving kindness; for directors, assistant directors, specialists and volunteer leaders. Learn more.

Mifgash Musicale

Musicians study together in this intensive program held each summer to teach liturgy, repertoire and worship leadership, as well as Torah and haftarah cantillation, to singers, organists, conductors and music directors who are responsible for their congregations' music. Learn more.

Reform Movement Missions to Israel

Plan a congregational mission, a family trip or join an existing group on a visit to Israel. These trips will visit our Reform and Progressive institutions and leaders in Israel, and delve into the issues surrounding Israel’s current reality. Learn more.

Scheidt Seminar

New presidents and presidents-elect are invited to meet and network with other Reform synagogue leaders, discuss solutions to everyday congregational problems while learning how to incorporate Jewish values and practices into the business of your synagogue. Learn more.

Schindler Fellows Program for Membership Certification
An intensive four-day program where you'll discover how to open the doors to your congregations wider than ever before with best practices from across North America. Learn more.
Taste of Judaism

A free, three-session class for beginners - Jewish or not - that explores the topics of Jewish spirituality, ethics and community. Learn more.

Youth Summit

Running concurrently with the NFTY convention, this conference provides intensive training in running successful youth programs. Sessions center around five primary content areas that impact youth work. Learn more.

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