The UPJ is excited to announce that early-bird registration is now open for our upcoming third music conference, Shir Chadash, to take place at the Geelong Conference Centre on 14-16 July 2017. Click here to read more and download the registration form.
We are especially thrilled that USA song leader extraordinaire Marshall Voit will be our special guest presenter for the conference. Many will remember Marshall's fantastic contribution at the Centre for Living Judaism; he also led the UPJ team to present the first UPJ music conference, Hava Nashira, in 2013.
Please note there is a significant discount for early-bird registration prior to 28 April.
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On 20 March, NSTE leadership presented the results of its ambitious community research project and the Board of Directors announced its unanimous decision to appoint Rabbi Nicole Roberts as its Senior Rabbi.