Picture Yourself at the URJ Biennial: Enter Our Photo Contest!

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Picture Yourself at the URJ Biennial: Enter Our Photo Contest!

Children sitting in a circle around a rabbi who is lighting a Havdalah candle

Ready, set, snap! Want to see yourself on the big screen during URJ Biennial 2017? Here’s your chance to share your congregation’s best moments with 5,000 Reform Movement friends.

Do you have great photos on your congregation's website, Facebook or Flickr page? Awesome photos of holiday celebrations, Shabbat, Havdalah, or social action programs at your congregation? Beautiful photos that demonstrate the vibrancy and diversity of your community? Enter the Biennial 2017 Photo Contest for a chance at a starring role in Boston!

To enter, simply submit photos that capture the spirit of your congregation’s Jewish life for a chance to win a new digital camera for your congregation and to have your photos featured at the Biennial. Six runners up with win $50 Amazon gift cards.

The URJ's web staff will judge the entries and select winners based on creativity, overall appearance, and originality. Visit www.urj.org/photocontest for rules and requirements, and to submit your photos. You may enter as many photos as you’d like.

All entries must be received by November 13, 2017. Winners will be announced during the Biennial, between December 6-10, 2017.

We’re looking forward to a picture-perfect Biennial… and we hope you are, too!

The image accompanying this piece was taken by Isti Bardos of Temple Israel in Memphis, TN, and was the grand prize winner of 2015's Biennial photo contest.

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Kate Bigam Kaput is the assistant director of messaging and branding for the Union for Reform Judaism and, in this role, serves as a content manager and editor for ReformJudaism.org. A prolific essayist and lifestyle blogger, Kate's writing has been featured in The Washington PostEsquire, Woman's Day, Cleveland Magazine, HeyAlma.com, Jewish Women Archive, and more. Kate, who grew up at Temple Beth Shalom in Hudson, OH, holds a degree in magazine journalism and lives in Cleveland, OH, with her husband.

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