In 2017, the Union del Judaismo Reformista AmLat (UJR) (formerly WUPJ-LA), founded the Institute in partnership with Fundación Judaica and Centro de Espiritualidad Judía Mishkan, to train educators, community leaders and rabbis, which will allow for growth and continuity in the region. Meet the newest students to join the program.
Tag: rabbinic leadership
Sowing the Seeds of Native Rabbinic Leadership
In August 2017, the World Union and its partner region in Latin America, Union for Reform Judaism (URJ-AmLat), launched the Iberoamerican Institute for Reform Rabbinical Education in Buenos Aires to recruit and train rabbis and educators for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Reform congregations. As the first school of its kind in the region, the Iberoamerican Institute lays vital groundwork for the growth of Reform Judaism across Latin America.