December 14-18, 2011 - The 6,000 attendees at the URJ's 71st Biennial conference near Washington, DC - the largest URJ Biennial ever - heard from national and international leaders and saw a historic changeover of leadership. The URJ recommitted itself to cultivating the next generation through the Campaign for Youth Engagement and announced a new emphasis on reaching North American Jews both inside and outside the walls of its congregations.
|Honoring Rabbi Eric Yoffie
Watch and read tributes to Rabbi Yoffie's 16 years of service as president of the URJ.
Read the resolutions adopted at the Biennial.
|Learning Sessions and Forums
Dozens of topics were presented by URJ staff, clergy
and lay leaders.
Learn more about the inspirational guest speakers.
Learn more about the top names in entertainment that performed at Biennial.
|Education Summit: Youth Engagement
Learning sessions, forums and presentations focused on the newly launched Campaign for Youth Engagement.
|NFTY Leaders Assembly
Teen leaders gathered to network with each other and with the adult leaders of the 900 Reform congregations in North America.
Women of Reform Judaism members from all over North America connected with one another on their interests, concerns, love of Judaism, and the special bonds of sisterhood.
Call the Biennial hotline: 212-650-4271 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.