Dr. Steve Weitz

Dr. Steve Weitz

Inside Leadership
Blue key on computer keyboard that says Code of Ethics in white letters

At its best, the synagogue is a sacred space and a spiritual home for all who enter its doors, a place in which everyone in the community – members, lay leaders, clergy and professional staff – acts according to Reform Jewish values. However, when individuals engage in inappropriate or unethical conduct, they harm others and damage the community itself.

For these reasons, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) strongly encourages congregations to develop and implement a code of ethics that everyone understands they must adhere to if they wish to participate in the community.


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