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Thank you for joining us for the 2019 Consultation on Conscience livestream. Below are the recorded livestreams of all plenary programs, featuring speakers like voting rights activist Desmond Meade (recently named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People), Rev.
In a world where time is precious and congregational leaders are called on to do more and know more, the URJ has launched a number of online courses. These asynchronous courses are a way to take a deeper dive in an area of synagogue life around issues that congregants are seeking to understand and help leaders look to the future in a more strategic, thoughtful way.
Assign a different Jewish value each one day of Hanukkah and plan appropriate activities for your family. The idea of activities is not simply doing for doing’s sake, but doing for the sake of learning. Be sure to reflect and talk afterward!
Challah is one of the ways I “do” Judaism in a tangible way, my attempt at hidur mitzvah (beautifying the fulfillment of the commandment). Personalizing mitzvot is a way all of us can approach and enrich our connections to Judaism.
On the season finale of Wholly Jewish season 2, we are joined by NYU student and college organizer Noa Baron (they/them)! Noa shares the personal and Jewish and significance of their name (and their Jewish name-changing ceremony), the importance of deep listening to the queer community, their aspirations as a trans Jewish leader, and the beauty LGBTQ+ Jews bring to the Jewish community.
Strictly speaking, Thanksgiving isn’t a Jewish holiday, but we know many Jews take this time to give thanks, affirm the many contributions Indigenous People have made, take the time to learn about the land we are on, pursue justice, and connect with those we love most.
Open to Jewish teens currently in 10th-12th grade. Fellows commit to creating and running 3 pop-up events during the school year.
Open to Jewish teens currently in 9th-12th grade. Fellows receive support and coaching throughout the process from experienced songleading professionals.