Youth, High School, and College Programs

Study with our faculty and students. Expand your Jewish knowledge and awareness of contemporary issues. Develop your capacity as a leader for your congregation, Jewish campus life, and Reform Judaism.

High School and College Leadership Retreats

Join a select group of high school and college students from Jewish communities throughout the United States as we explore topics relating to the American Jewish Experience.  Take part in an incredible weekend of learning, skills building, and leadership development at our Cincinnati campus. Experience Judaism with HUC-JIR's world-renown faculty who will be leading discussions and workshops. Connect with other future leaders who share your interests and goals. The weekend will be unforgettable. The knowledge gained will be invaluable. 

The Miller High School Honors Program

We invite you to join other 11th and 12th grade students from the greater New York area to learn with our students, faculty, and leaders of the Reform Movement. Expand your Jewish knowledge and awareness of contemporary issues and develop your capacity as young leaders for your congregation and Reform Judaism. Learn more >

The Smashing Idols Fellowship: Collaborative Leadership to Strengthen Progressive Jewish Life on Campus

Come join us at the New York campus for an intensive three-day weekend retreat.  Share and workshop your existing or prospective initiatives to elevate progressive Jewish life on your college campus with 25-30 of your peers.  Kicking off a year-long fellowship, this weekend will provide an opportunity to outline strategies to be implemented the following year with coordinated support from the Fellowship and other participants, as well as stipends to catalyze your respective visions.  Learn more >