In 2016, I arrived at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI), a Reform Jewish summer camp, knowing nothing about Reform Judaism. By the time I returned to Israel, I had been transformed by my experience and I was eager to continue my journey.
I began by looking for a place to study Judaism. I knew I wanted to do it my way – in an environment that wouldn’t intimidate me, but would challenge me by allowing me to grow as I figured out my place in the Jewish world. Having been raised as a secular Israeli, I had, after my army duty, experienced briefly the National Orthodox movement through... Read More