This past December we Met, Prayed, and Learned. We returned to our home communities with renewed enthusiasm for the work ahead and joyful hearts.

Watch Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the closing plenary, above.
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The Union for Reform Judaism thanks the following sponsors of the 72nd Biennial Convention:

Authentic Israel

Cube 3 Studio

Jewish Food Justice Fellowship, a Leichtag Foundation Initiative

Rudi and Honey Scheidt

Office Max

PJ Library® – Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Signature Bank

Sobel Affiliates, a Brown & Brown Company

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The Union for Reform Judaism also thanks:

JLTV, The Official Broadcast Partner of the 2013 Biennial

Edward Burger, 2013 Biennial Chair
Congregation B'nai Israel, Bridgeport, CT

Jan Marion, 2013 Biennial Vice Chair
Temple B'nai Israel, Oklahoma City, OK

Joanne Gimbel, Local Arrangements Chair
Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego

Host Congregations:
Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego
Temple Adat Shalom, Poway
Temple Bat Yahm, Newport Beach
Temple Beth David, Westminster
Temple Beth El of South Orange, Aliso Viejo
Temple Beth Sholom of Orange County, Santa Ana
Temple Beth Tikvah, Fullerton
Temple Emanu-El, San Diego
Temple Solel, Cardiff by the Sea

Thank you to our partners, the Ruderman Family Foundation, for helping us to successfully include all who wished to participate and making the Biennial accessible for people with disabilities. Learn more.
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