January 22-25, 2025

Evanston, Illinois

YOM Chadash:

A Summit for Blazing Trails in Reform Jewish Education

The data confirms it: THE TIME IS NOW to dream about what the future of Jewish education will look like. Bringing together the creative thinkers and change makers in the field of education, this summit will provide a platform to:

  1. LEARN from those on the forefront of innovation
  2. DESIGN experiences with like-minded colleagues and mentors
  3. MOVE TO ACTION with next steps that include creative/practical information regarding funding, budgeting, and marketing plans

As we gather all of the education professionals who work within our institutions/spaces for this exploration, participants will leave with concrete ideas and unified voices for future success in our sacred work.

About Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE)


ARJE is the professional association of Jewish Educators who are connected to the Reform movement through personal or professional affiliation. We are a professional organization that inspires excellence through the work of Jewish teaching and learning in congregations, immersive experiences, after-school programs, communal and national organizations and more. ARJE members enrich lives by challenging minds, nurturing souls and strengthening Jewish communities.

About Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ)


Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ) is the professional organization and is committed to serving early childhood educators and leaders in congregational settings. We believe in elevating the professional self of our members through education, networking, and collaboration. We believe that the work of ECE-RJ increases the status and visibility of our profession and our schools within Jewish communal life, ensuring the continuity of thriving, high-quality Jewish Early Childhood programs. Our members include early childhood directors, assistant directors, teachers, pedagogistas, and experts in the field of Jewish early childhood education.