Summer Camp is Back!

Registration is now open at the URJ's 15 summer camps. Learn about our plans to reopen safely in 2021 and explore the directory of camps.

Want to work at a Reform Jewish camp this summer? See our listing of open positions and apply now.

Justice, Justice We Shall Pursue: Resources for Action After the Capitol Insurrection

Following recent events at the U.S. Capitol building, the URJ hosted a live online event exploring the systemic change we need on the local, state, and federal levels to confront systemic racism and repair our national fabric. Watch a recording and find resources for use in congregations and Jewish communities, as well as by families and individual, in our shared pursuit of justice.

The URJ's 2019 Annual Report

From January’s Heller High semester kick-off to December’s URJ Biennial, we invite you to explore the highlights of our collective work in 2019.

RJ on the Go Provides Interactive Experiences for Jewish Families

Join this growing community and explore interactive, meaningful and fun experiences that are easily accessible on the go or at home. 

Press Releases

Global Reform Movement Leadership Statement Condemning Attacks on Israeli Reform Movement and Rabbi Gilad Kariv

February 21, 2021 ט' אדר תשפ"א We, the leadership of the global Reform Movement, vigorously condemn the most recent attacks on the Israeli Reform Movement and on Rabbi Gilad Kariv, a candidate in the upcoming Knesset elections. These attacks are yet another manifestation of on-going incitement and boycotts against our Movement by some Ultra-Orthodox and National Religious leaders in the Knesset

URJ Opposes Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael’s (KKL-JNF) Expansion of Jewish Settlements with Private Land Purchases Throughout the West Bank

February 12, 2021 - Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, has released the following statement: The Union for Reform Judaism strongly opposes Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael’s (KKL-JNF) plan to expand Jewish settlements by purchasing private land throughout the West Bank with priority given to land within existing settlements. We have long opposed the proliferation of settlements

The URJ and CCAR Join Other National Jewish Organizations in Sending Recommendations to Administration and Congress on Urgent Steps to Take to Combat Antisemitism

January 29, 2021 - Building on our endorsement of the IHRA definition of antisemitism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis and Union for Reform Judaism joined the American Jewish Congress, Anti-Defamation League, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, National Council of Jewish Women, Rabbinical Assembly, and World Jewish Congress in offering a more complete agenda of vital steps that should be taken

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This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

T'tzaveh
תְּצַוֶּה
[You] Shall Further Instruct

You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. - Exodus 27:20

Torah

Exodus 27:20−30:10

Haftarah

Esther 7:1-10; 8:15-17 or I Samuel 15:2-34

When

/ 15 Adar 5781

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