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Congregational Development, Leadership and Tikkun Olam A Special Course with Citizens UK
November 14, 2015 - November 15, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Congregational Development, Leadership and Tikkun Olam
A Special Course with Citizens UK - Shabbat-Sunday 14–15 November 2015

Reform Judaism is excited to partner with Citizens UK to offer this special course to enable current and future leaders to strengthen their communities.

The course will start on with a Shabbat service on 14 November finishing around 8:30pm with Havdallah, with optional film and discussion afterwards. The Sunday session will start at 9.30am and finish around 6.00pm on Sunday 15 November. Please note to participate in this course you must be available to attend both days.

Venue: Finchley (exact venue to be confirmed)
Cost: £30 (TBC) including meals. Reform Judaism is pleased to be able cover the travel cost of all participants travelling from communities outside the M25.

Accommodation: If you would like home hospitality, please contact us and we will do our best to help; otherwise accommodation should be covered by the participant.

This is seminar is aimed at those who want to develop vibrant and powerful synagogues or communities by building relationships, whilst empowering its members to become agents of innovation. It is also for those people who are motivated by the Jewish principle of tikkun olam (repairing the world). Delegates may already be been involved in social action projects and want to think about how synagogues can do and be more of a force for good in the local community – and how tikkun olam can play a greater role in their community’s Judaism. It is for people who want to go beyond good intentions to really make an impact.

On this seminar we will look at how to build communities where:-

• People have real relationships, where we know not only what others do but who they are and who they strive to be; where we share our stories with each other and work together to construct a communal narrative;
• Our communal narratives present people with a common mission, a common purpose, and a shared set of values and interests;
• Rather than waiting for others to do for them, people step up and take leadership;
• The community comes together to build the power needed to realise that vision and takes collective action to be the community that we dream of and to create a more just world that reflects our common values.

What is Citizens UK?

Citizens UK is an alliance of 450 synagogues, schools, residents groups, churches, mosques, universities and community groups acting together to strengthen their communities and work for the common good. They are a charity with a 20-year track...


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