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Adult Study

Adult Jewish learning and facilitating independent study is a priority of the Reform Movement, part of the lifelong pursuit of Jewish literacy and intellectual growth. The Union offers programs and resources to empower both the individual and the congregation in the pursuit of Jewish learning.

Study Materials & Curricula
The Adult Jewish Living and Learning Journeys Project provides free units of study, designed to be taught by professionals or volunteers in Reform congregations.
Judaism Classes


A free, 3-session class for beginners -- Jewish or not -- that explores the topics of Jewish spirituality, ethics and community values. Find a class in your area.

Introduction to Judaism
A course for anyone interested in exploring Judaism—interfaith couples, those considering conversion and Jews looking for adult-level basics—to the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice. Find a class in your area.

Torah Study
10 Minutes of Torah - Get a daily e-mail on topics of Jewish interest.

Reform Voices of Torah
- Commentary on the weekly Torah portion.

Eilu V'eilu
(These and those) - A dialogue between two scholars on selected issues.

Recommended Reading

Significant Jewish Books  - Books are selected and reviewed quarterly.

Reform Judaism magazineReform Judaism magazine- Read articles from current and past issues, access discussion guides, and subscribe to this award-winning quarterly publication.

Torah at the Center - Aimed at professional Jewish educators, assuming familiarity with educational and Judaic language and ideas. 

Holiday Happenings - Activities for exploring the holidays with young children.

Conversion & Interfaith Families

Conversion resources - Helpful resources on becoming a Jew, learning about Judaism, and supporting those who are converting.

Interfaith family resources - Support for interfaith families, recommended reading, first-person perspectives, and more.

Other Thematic Resources

Scholar in Residence Database - Over 100 Reform rabbis, cantors and educators have agreed to become URJ scholars, available to teach your congregants in their chosen fields.


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