The Union for Progressive Judaism and the Moetzah (Council) of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis prepared a statement applauding the decision of the IDF to allow soldiers to be buried by rabbis from all religious streams of Judaism. To read the statement they issued, click on Read More.
WHY YOU MUST BE AN ARZA MEMBER
Here are some important points for Progressive Jews to consider as to why it is critical to join ARZA:
The Union for Progressive Judaism is grateful to the Rabbinic Council of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis for preparing a statement of congratulations to the new emperor of Japan, which was sent to the Japanese ambassador to Australia. Click on "Read More" to view the statement
The Union for Progressive Judaism and the Rabbinic Council of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis are devastated by yet another attack on a house of worship, this time on the Chabad Centre in Poway, California. To read the statement they issued, click on Read More.
My Good News column by Roger Mendelson from the UPJ Weekly News & Drash (23/24 August 2019)
There is a tree in our garden I call the Fairy Tree, and under it is a bench.
"If you sit quietly on the bench and close your eyes and think of the fairies, they MAY come … but you must be very, very quiet. They are tiny and they will look after you. If you believe in them, they will always help you."