The Gurian Institute is proud to be involved in collaborative work with Jewish communities.  We hope you’ll enjoy exploring this website to see the possibilities and become involved, through books, trainings, and other growth and partnership opportunities.


  Training Opportunities

Adie Goldberg, the Gurian Institute Jewish Studies Coordinator, presented the keynote:  Helping Jewish Communities Retain Boys and Men, at the Los Angeles Jewish Federation’s annual conference.  She has also presented trainings at four summer camps in the LA area.  To learn more, click here.

  Books and Jewish Renewal

Nearly a decade ago, Michael Gurian began collaborating with rabbis in the Conservative and Reform movements to develop new liturgical works in English for Sabbath services.  Two books of new poems, meditations, and readings are now available.  To learn more, click here.

“Sometimes it happens that corroborations of scientific principles can be found in explorations of faith.”  - Albert Einstein



The Gurian Institute is proud to be involved in collaborative work with Christian communities.  We hope you’ll enjoy exploring this website to see the possibilities and become involved, through books, trainings, and other growth and partnership opportunities.


  Training Opportunities

Gurian Institute staff provide training for churches and religious schools in order to help Christian communities help boys and girls learn and grow.  There has been a special need to help churches and religious schools understand and deal with the attrition of boys and men.  To learn more about our boys and girls learn differently collaborations with Christian communities, click here.


  Discipleship/Confirmation Program

Pastor Tim Wright of Community of Grace Lutheran Church in Peoria, Arizona (Phoenix area), has been a friend and partner of the Institute for many years now.  In recent years, he, Michael Gurian, and Kathy Stevens have been working together to develop leading edge confirmation programs for seventh to ninth grade boys and girls.  To learn more, click here.

“The day will come when science will prove faith, and faith will prove science.”  - Carl Jung





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