Learn more about this exciting new platform, where Reform congregational leaders connect with colleagues and peers who have similar concerns, interests and responsibilities.
With the High Holidays approaching, congregations are considering new ways to effectively connect to more youth at this vital time in the Jewish calendar. If your synagogue is among those looking at new approaches this year, consider the following variables:
In the past, the URJ used email to share different ideas and strategies, and you can still sign up to receive Jewish Holiday Reminder emails from ReformJudaism.org. This year, we are excited to be able to introduce you to an effective collaboration platform, The Tent Yammer Network. Yammer is a great way to share ideas, questions, and thoughts in real-time, and drum up conversation amongst our peers. Want to join the conversation? Visit the Youth Engagement group in The Tent Yammer Network to contribute your examples and see what others are discussing. If you don't yet have an account or want to learn more about how it works, we've put together some helpful information on our website.
The approaching holidays offer us a tremendous opportunity to reflect on all the things we are doing well and the opportunities we have to more deeply connect to even more young people in our communities. Our Reform Jewish youth and their families also look forward to the time when they can acknowledge all they have achieved and their growth while looking forward to the year that lies ahead.