• The Two Reform Jewish Programs That Changed My Life

    The inspiration behind this shift in how I see the world – and my role in improving it – was participating in two life-changing programs during the last year. September’s Dana Gershon and Rabbi Jonah Pesner Northeast Leadership Summit and this summer’s URJ Eisner Camp Machon program were perfect complements to one another.


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  • Building Upon Our Strengths

    Jewish education and youth engagement are in the midst of a paradigm shift. One powerful reality of this shift is the desire of individuals, of all ages, to be prosumers, co-creators of their Jewish experiences. With the formation of the Northeast Teen Collective, these URJ camps are providing a new, year-round, youth engagement and outreach strategy to support Jewish teens in the creation of their own Jewish experiences.


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