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Happenings: July - December, 2011

July 5–10: The URJ Summer Learning Institute offers three study opportunities. At the Had’rachah Seminar for Lay Leadership in Religious Life you’ll learn to facilitate Shabbat worship, conduct funerals, lead Torah study, and more; at Kallah you’ll study, pray, and sing in community; at the Schindler Fellows Program for Conversion Certification you’ll be trained to work with conversion candidates. Princeton, NJ. http://urj.org/summer

July 10–14: Choral music aficionados—Sing in large groups, work with top conductors in smaller ensembles, take workshops, and enjoy daily Jewish choir concerts at the 22nd Annual North American Jewish Choral Festival. Hudson Valley Resort and Spa, Kerhonkson, NY. http://zamirchoralfoundation.org

December 14–18: Celebrate, worship, debate, connect, and learn with thousands of Reform Jews at the 71st Union for Reform Judaism Biennial and the 48th Women of Reform Judaism Biennial. Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland. http://urj.org/biennial

December 14-16: Take part in the Reform Think Tank discussion of our Movement’s future. URJ Biennial, Maryland and live streaming. http://urj.org/thinktank




 


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