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Interested in leading through the lens of artistic expression? Channel your passion for the arts and hone your leadership skills through the URJ Leadership Though the Arts Fellowship. Learn with working artists and movement leaders to shape and share your point of view.
Join the scholars of the prestigious Sholom Hartman Institute and peers from across the United States to explore your role in American democracy and the challenging moment we are in.
As Abraham Joshua Heschel said, “what we need more than anything else is not textbooks, but textpeople.” Calling all “textpeople” to participate in this new learning opportunity! We will experiment with how to be a student leader in formal, virtual, and informal environments.
The Environmental Justice Task Force will take action around environmental issues that are impacting individuals globally. Members will receive education on the ways they can combat climate change in their own Jewish communities and in the world through tangible measures.
Collaborate with teens across North America while learning, educating, mobilizing, and connecting around Israel! Through the Israel Engagement Task Force, you will create resources, learn from educators and professionals, grow your own relationship with Israel, engage in meaningful social justice work, and so much more.
The Inclusion Task Force is a great place for… everybody! Together we will learn about best practices from our peers and experts and provide you with the tools to incorporate inclusion into every step of planning, organizing, and implementing programs.
In support of the Black Lives Matter Movement and the urgency of this moment, this year we are launching the Racial Justice Task Force
Since 1964, Camp Coleman has served campers from the Southeast United States from Tennessee and the Carolinas through Georgia and Florida. Our mission is to inspire campers and staff to be caring, committed, and connected to the Jewish community through an extraordinary camp experience.
This week, Rabbi Simcha Bob tells the story of a woman who catches and sells birds for a living. One day, she comes across a beautiful bird who can speak and even promises her 3 pieces of wisdom if she releases him. Through this story. Rabbi Bob compels us to think about how well we listen to the advice of others and the ways in which we impart wisdom as well.
We’ve all had days when we have so many things to do, but we just want to stay in bed and put our tasks off for later. This week, Rabbi Leora Kaye tells a story about a rabbi who faced that very same temptation head-on, showing us how we too can push through our temptation and “get up and go early.”