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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 Founders' Fellowship: Collaborative Leadership to Strengthen Progressive Jewish Life on Campus

Join us 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 20 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 >