URJ Congregations: Welcome!
Thank you for helping us spread the word about URJ Youth Programs. We’ve included a variety of ready-to-use materials to help you advertise our programs, a way to order custom marketing materials, and a chance to request materials to be sent to your congregation.
Share the gift of a free trip to Israel with URJ Kesher – the only Birthright Israel trip in association with Reform Judaism
Registration for the Summer 2016 trips opens on February 1st at 10:00am ET. Participants can pre-register now to claim priority trip selection status for the summer and winter seasons. Kesher’s marketing toolkit has a variety of materials that are ready-to-use or easily customizable for you to use at events, on your website, in email communication, and on social media.
URJ Mitzvah Corps social justice travel programs – new locations and discounts
High school teens can save $180 on these new programs through February 1:
- Addressing workforce empowerment –Southern California (Los Angeles)
- Fighting for racial justice –Civil Rights Journey (Deep South)
Plus, the URJ will match your scholarship for Mitzvah Corps Israel up to $1500!
Spread the Word
All URJ Youth Programs
Designed especially for parents
Designed especially for congregational professionals & lay leaders
Request URJ Youth Materials
Request print materials about our programs for distribution:
Specific URJ Youth Programs
A handful of our programs have marketing toolkits, which include ready-to-use flyers, graphics, and other valuable information. Check back here as more toolkits are added!
- Kesher Birthright
- URJ Jacobs Camp
- URJ Eisner & Crane Lake Camps
- URJ Camp Harlam & Harlam Day Camp
- URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy
- URJ 6 Points Sports Academy
- URJ Camp Newman
Order Custom Materials
Let us customize materials to help recruit kids from your congregation to their programs, co-branded – at no cost!
One Happy Camper gives campers a gift toward their first summer at Jewish overnight camp. The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC), in partnership with organizations across North America, offers incentive grants – ranging from $700-$1000 – to first-time overnight Jewish Campers.
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We need your help in identifying those for whom these youth programs might be attractive and getting the word to them. As you identify who in your congregation might be interested, please complete the nomination form and we will follow up with them.
Schedule a visit from one of our program professionals! We’ll visit your congregation to meet with prospective participants and their families. We are also happy to meet with your lay leaders, clergy and staff to share information and strategize about how we can partner together to provide incredible immersive Jewish experiences for your congregants.
The Union for Reform Judaism is a leader in providing young people with immersive Jewish experiences. Members of URJ congregations receive priority enrollment in our programs. Many congregations chose to showcase summer and school year offerings on their websites. Here are some examples of congregational websites that showcase what the URJ has to offer:
- Congregation B’nai Israel (Westborough, MA)
- Temple Solel (Cardiff by the Sea, CA)
- Temple Shaaray Tefila (New York, NY)
- Congregation Beth El (Berkley, CA)