Extensive coverage of the UPJ Biennial held in Melbourne on 15-18 November was provided by Australian Jewish News senior journalist Peter Kohn (Photo: Peter Haskin). #TheAustralianJewishNews
UPJ President Roger Mendelson and Vice-President Brian Samuel announced the winners of the Ner Tamid, Vatik and President's Awards at the aviation-themed gala dinner held during the UPJ Biennial at the Novotel St Kilda on 17 November. Pictured: Roger Mendelson (left) announcing Dr Rob Sward as this year's President's Award winner (Photo: Joe Lewit).
The UPJ Annual Report for 2018 was published and distributed during the UPJ AGM held on 15 November at the Novotel St Kilda. Click on "Read More" to read and download the full report.
The Union for Progressive Judaism, representing 25 congregations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, reaffirms our bonds of love and solidarity with the Jewish people and people of decency and conscience everywhere in mourning the senseless loss of life today in Pittsburgh.
A Statement of Support for the National Apology for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse was signed by Rabbi Kim Ettlinger (pictured), Chair of the Moetzet HaRabbanim - Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australasia, Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins, on behalf of the Council of Masorti Rabbis of Australia, and Rabbi Fred Morgan, Movement Rabbi for the Union for Progressive Judaism. Click on "Read More" to view the Statement.