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Ready, set, snap! Want to see yourself on the big screen during URJ Biennial 2019? Here’s your chance to share your congregation’s best moments with 5,000 Reform Movement friends.

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When I heard the URJ was switching website platforms, I was apprehensive. Once I learned we were moving to WordPress, I was excited to start the migration of our site.

Deb Moran
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For more than 20 years, the Union for Reform Judaism has offered website support to member congregations. We're upgrading, so learn more about RJ Web Builder 3.0 here.

Joel Emerman
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Go ahead: Be creative. Browse other congregations’ accounts for ideas and inspiration. And above all else, don’t be afraid to make your account unique, interactive and fun!

Kate Bigam

I truly believe in the joy of Judaism. I love Jewish holidays (with Shabbat, Sukkot, and Purim at the top of the list), Jewish humor, and Jewish culture. I also find it joyful to teach Hebrew, cook and eat Jewish food, and do mitzvah projects.

Susan S. Ringel

As liberal Jews in the modern world, we are not only willing to engage with the modern world, but we embrace it.

Jessica Ingram

Calling all congregational leaders! Are you interested in ways to enhance the day-to-day operations of your sacred institutions, improve efficiencies, and reduce expenses? Through the Union for Reform Judaism’s Congregational Benefits and Services program, URJ member congregations have access to meaningful discounts on a number of products and services at discounted prices. These deals, available only to congregations affiliated with the URJ, were arranged with our congregations’ needs in mind and are yet another wonderful benefit of membership with the URJ.

Learn more about these benefits in the URJ Benefits and Services discussion group in The Tent, the URJ’s online communication and collaboration forum.

Rabbi Lance Sussman, the senior rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, PA,  wrote a piece published today in eJewish Philanthropy titled

As summer looms, congregational leaders are thinking about how to welcome potential members into our synagogues. What do they see when they visit our websites?

As Tu BiSh’vat approaches, The Tent, the Reform Movement’s communication and collaboration platform, offers resources to help y