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Conferences & Events

Join us for exciting and inspiring workshops, conferences, events, and training programs throughout the year.

Every two years Reform Jews gather at the URJ's flagship conference, the URJ Biennial, to totally immerse themselves in Judaism, taking time to explore synagogue life and gather new ideas; study with scholars and celebrate with friends. See highlights from URJ Biennial 2019. The next Biennial will be held in Washington, D.C. (National Harbor), December 8-11, 2021!

URJ Biennial

Every two years, thousands of Reform Jewish leaders gather to worship, network, hear from inspiring speakers, and learn new strategies to strengthen their congregations.

Leadership Development

Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute offers a variety of training options that emphasize critical thinking and practical skills to inspire sacred action within Jewish communities.

Music Programs

URJ Music Programs

The URJ's music programs are held at Olin Sang Ruby Institute (OSRUI) Camp in Oconomowac, Wisconsin. 

Consultation on Conscience & Other Social Justice Events

The RAC hosts a variety of conferences and events focusing on social justice, direct service, or legislative and policy action. 

NFTY Convention & Youth Summit

Every two years, 1,000 Jewish teens gather from across North America for five incredible days. They are joined by adult professionals and lay leaders attending the Youth Summit at NFTY Convention.