Three young people playing guitars at a summer camp worship service

This fall, the URJ will launch a Teen Songleading Fellowship that will road-test the best ways to identify and support more songleaders than ever across North America.

Michelle Shapiro Abraham, RJE
A row of hanging lightbulbs, one of which hangs lower than the others and is illuminated

Learn what happened when members of the URJ Strengthening Congregations Team were challenged to experiment with an innovation of their own – and what made it a success.

Lisa Lieberman Barzilai and Gila Hadani Ward

In my experience, synagogue leaders are among the most committed and devoted lifelong learners.

by Emily Messinger

Philosophers – Jewish and otherwise – have long shared their individual insights into the philosophy of education. For educators, such insights can teach us about our students, how we relate to them, the challenges we offer them, and the ways we shape them into the best they can be.