One of my very favorite Hanukkah traditions is the practice of placing our lit menorahs in windows to share the miracle and joy of this holiday with our communities.
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Indeed, the war between the boomers and the millennials has become popular fodder. But, I don’t see it as a war at all.
We’re beyond excited to announce that that NFTY Convention is going to camp! We hope you’ll plan to join us February 12-15, 2021, at URJ Greene Family Camp in Bruceville, TX, where we’ll bring all our favorite parts of camp to NFTY Convention.
Check out these six ongoing practices of Reform Jewish teen leaders – and how you can use them to support teens in your own community.
On February 14, 2018, everything changed: That’s the day 17 people were killed in the shooting at my school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, FL.
I wanted to innovate and co-create a way to reimagine teen engagement and programs with my temple teens. To do so, I needed to best understand what they wanted and needed from their synagogue and Jewish community.
We're celebrating more than 20,000 youth, teens, and young adults immersed in a Reform Jewish experience. Here are a few other numbers that have us excited for summer.
While your youth may physically leave the building during the summer, the sense of community you’ve built all year long will stay with them as they venture across the globe. Here are some suggestions for how to stay connected this summer.
With this in mind, here are the voices of two of our campers – both going on the Harlam in Israel trip this summer – on what the culture of camp has done for them. They are our songleaders and our youth group and confirmation class leaders, and they inspire our kids in so many ways.
The URJ has launched four experiments to celebrate how teens gather and lead; the experiments' early lessons will help us deepen the impact of these endeavors.