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Dive deep into contemporary Jewish issues and meet new friends in HUC-JIR’s welcoming campus environment!

Explore, engage, and debate the most pressing questions facing the Jewish people with like-minded students from across the country. Participate in incredible weekends of celebration, learning, skill building, and leadership development at our campuses. Join HUC-JIR’s world-renowned faculty and students in discussions, workshops, and study, and celebrate Shabbat. 

Generous travel scholarships available.


Jewish Life: Past, Present, and Future

October 12-14, 2018 in Cincinnati

From its rich history to its bright future, Cincinnati is the perfect place to learn where Judaism has come from and discover your vision for where Judaism can go. Join us as we explore some of Cincinnati’s greatest historical locations and create a think-tank for engaging a brighter Jewish tomorrow. Register Here >


The Founders’ Fellowship

November 15-18, 2018 in New York

The HUC-JIR Founders’ Fellowship empowers Fellows to create new Jewish ideas and visions and to implement them on their college campus. If you love the thrill of implementing new ideas and want to explore Jewish entrepreneurship, this Fellowship is a meaningful opportunity. Learn More >


Union for Reform Judaism College Weekend: Community Building

April 5-7, 2019 in Cincinnati

How can we create a college campus where Judaism can thrive? Join the URJ and HUC-JIR as we explore what it means to build community and create a space of inclusion and engagement. Register Here >


What will you do all weekend? Explore a sample schedule >

Have some questions? Check out our FAQs >

Alumni: Nominate your college students to participate in this program! Click here >

If you have any questions, please contact us at or (800) 899-0944.