The Reform Youth Professionals’ Association (RYPA) was founded in 2011 by 12 Youth Professionals working in Reform Movement settings. RYPA aspires to grow to represent Jewish Youth Professionals throughout North America. RYPA will advocate for having qualified Jewish youth professionals in every setting where there are Jewish children including congregations, camps, day schools, URJ staff, and community agencies.
The 39th Council of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations heartily recommends that, a member of the Youth Organization affiliated with the National Federation of Temple Youth in each congregation be represented on the Board of Trustees, when and if the Men's Club and Sisterhood are so represented.
Adopted by the General Assembly
Union of American Hebrew Congregations
October 29-November 2, 1997 Dallas
The UAHC has consistently supported a democratic and pluralistic State of Israel. Although Reform and Progressive institutions in Israel are gaining
strength, a shortage of resources hampers their growth.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees
Over the past few decades, the Jewish community has provided an extraordinarily generous stream of funds to Israel and to local communal agencies, which in
turn have translated that tzedakah into a fount of good works and good will for both Jew and non-Jew alike.