Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Three people in shadow helping each other ascend to the top of a mountain

Embrace these cultural habits to inspire healthy leadership and promote good governance: sacred partnership, diversity, new ideas, and an inquisitive, positive mindset.

Rabbi Janet Offel
Group of people in discussion around a table at the Day of Learning

Reflection, feedback, and evaluation are at the heart of our work, and have much to teach us. They also have implications for the work of congregational boards.

Vivian Gealer and Gila Hadani Ward
three photos of people enjoying URJ events

Register now, mark your calendars, and share details of these transformative Reform Movement events and opportunities with your congregational community.

Campers sit on a bench with their arms around one another and their backs to the camera as they sit in a circle with camp in the background

It is not often I get to visit one place that holds all the best parts of what the Reform Movement has to offer – but Kutz is certainly such a place.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Two hands, each holding a puzzle piece, coming together

In congregations, deep relationships between lay leaders and professionals carry a unique element of holiness. Here are four ways to nurture these sacred partnerships.

Lisa Lieberman Barzilai, RJE