Last week URJ Camp Newman broke ground on 6 Points Community Center, opening in January 2021. This new building will be Camp Newman’s first step to being back home for year-round use. It is estimated to complete construction in December 2020, and be open to the community for … [Read more...] about URJ Camp Newman Breaks Ground on 1st New Building Since Tubbs Fire
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The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) has selected 10 individuals to participate in the URJ JewV’Nation Fellowship’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Cohort, a nine-month program dedicated to promoting and incorporating DEI principles in Reform Jewish con … [Read more...] about URJ Selects New JewV’Nation Fellowship Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Cohort
By Dr. Steve Weitz At its best, the synagogue is a sacred space and a spiritual home for all who enter its doors, a place in which everyone in the community - members, lay leaders, clergy, and professional staff - acts according to Jewish values. However, when individuals … [Read more...] about 5 Things To Do When Developing Your Congregational Code of Ethics
Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), through its YES (Youth, Education, & Special Projects) Fund, has awarded $309,300 in grants to 17 programs that will strengthen Jewish life and provide the tools necessary for religious, social, and educational growth in North America, … [Read more...] about Reform Women’s Movement Awards $309,300 in Grants to Youth, Education, and Special Project Initiatives
The Union for Reform Judaism has named Ruben Arquilevich to the newly created role of Vice President of URJ Camps, NFTY, and Immersive Experiences.
Arquilevich served as director of URJ Camp Newman for more than 25 years and, more recently, was named URJ Director of Camping … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings:
Ruben Arquilevich (URJ-NFTY)