Youth Engagement

How to Empower Teens to Be Leaders in Your Congregation

Rabbi Julia Weisz
Rabbi Paul Kipnes
November 9, 2016
At Congregation Or Ami, in Calabasas, CA, our kids leave the High Holiday children’s services kvelling. In fact, their parents often need to pry them away from hugging the teenage service leaders who shower them with love and Jewish teachings.

9 Principles to Help You Engage Jewish Youth

Michelle Shapiro Abraham, MAJE, RJE
Miriam Chilton
October 5, 2016

These nine guiding principles to engage youth were developed by numerous congregations and synagogue professionals in our collaborative work with them. We share them with congregations and use them to inform our own ongoing efforts to develop new camps and year-round programming.

Top 5 Reasons You Want Your Youth Team at Youth Summit

Rabbi Leora Kaye
August 29, 2016

The summit, happening February 17-20 in Chicago, IL, is a gathering of a community of adults who are professionally invested in the future of our Reform Jewish youth. Read through these five reasons your team needs to attend - and then get registered. We can't wait to see you there!