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Building Community

The Union for Reform Judaism strengthens communities that connect people to Jewish life. We invest in the power of community at every level—from the way we collaborate with congregations, institutions, and people, to how we make connections across North America on behalf of the Movement.

We connect congregational leaders across North America, convene cohorts of leaders around areas of shared interest, and address the needs of congregations based on their size. Additionally, we help congregations invest in the next generation and provide them with resources to become more inclusive communities.

Disabilities Inclusion Learning Center

This is the place to access webinars, videos, and written resources from top professionals, interact with experts, and consult other congregations and Reform Movement staff members on involving people with disabilities and their families.

Small Congregations

Resources and programs tailored for the needs of small congregations.

Cohort Based Learning


The URJ nurtures innovation among congregational leaders around topics of shared interest, using a number of cohort-based learning modalities.

Engaging Families with Young Children

Partnerships and programs to expand Jewish engagement for families with young children.

Grants & Awards

Learn about the awards and grants given by the Reform Movement.