Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute

To accommodate growing interest and to serve more congregations, in 2017 we will be offering two opportunities to attend the Scheidt Seminar: The second seminar will take place on April 20-23, 2017 in Peachtree City, GA. An earlier seminar was offered in February in San Diego, CA.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:30pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 11:45am

To accommodate growing interest and to serve more congregations, in 2017 we will be offering two opportunities to attend the Scheidt Seminar: The first seminar will take place on February 9th-12th, 2017 in San Diego, CA. An additional seminar will be offered in April in Peachtree City, GA. Registration will open in October 2016.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:30pm to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 11:45am

Is your congregation looking for ways to increase inclusion and participation of people of all ages with disabilities, and their families, in High Holiday worship? Are you looking for ways to fully engage and welcome those with disabilities in your community during this important time, and during the coming year?

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

Is your congregation looking for ways to increase inclusion and participation of people of all ages with disabilities, and their families, in High Holiday worship? Are you looking for ways to fully engage and welcome those with disabilities in your community during this important time, and during the coming year?

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

Is your congregation looking for ways to increase inclusion and participation of people of all ages with disabilities, and their families, in High Holiday worship? Are you looking for ways to fully engage and welcome those with disabilities in your community during this important time, and during the coming year?

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
The High Holidays provide a time for reflection and renewal. During this time it is especially appropriate to consider what makes us feel that we belong to our 
community and our congregation.  
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

This session will use the Mussar to provide guidance in achieving success in congregational life by instilling Jewish values in leaders' characters and practice. It will be presented by Alan Morinis, the Founder and Dean of the Mussar Institute. It will take place on January 17th, 8pm ET.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Using biblical texts, this session will analyze situations in which past leaders said "yes" and "no" to leadership callings and will assist leaders in making strategic decisions regarding what they consent to take on. It will be presented by Dr. Erica Brown, associate professor at George Washington University and Director of its Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership, who is also the Community Scholar for The Jewish Center in Manhattan. It will take place on November 30th, 8pm ET.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

This session will explore four principles that guide leaders to make choices that align with their values. It will be presented by Harry Kraemer, the former chairman and CEO of Baxter International and a Kellogg School of Management Clinical Professor of Strategy. It will take place on September 15th, 8pm ET.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us on November 9th, 8pm ET for the Emerging Leaders Initiative Facilitator Training Session. Come learn about the new URJ Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Resource, a 10-module flexible curriculum that can be personalized to meet the individual needs of congregations. Discover the questions you should be asking in order to develop a successful program to meet your congregational needs.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm