The UPJ community is invited to attend celebrations throughout Australia organised by the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) during the week of 7-14 October. Attendees will share what inspires them from various faith traditions and religious leaders will speak about their efforts to reduce their own carbon footprint and will offer a vegan meal and some will feature musical performances. Click here for details.
The Hobart Hebrew Congregation welcomed two visiting Rabbis for Simchat Torah services: Kinneret Shiryon (Rabbi Emerita of Kehillat Yozma, Modi’in, Israel) and JoEllen Duckor (Mashpiah of Temple Sinai, Wellington).
The Progressive Congregation of the ACT Jewish Community (ACTJC) has invited Rabbi Gary Robuck (pictured with Progressive congregation chair Sarah Greenbaum) to lead its High Holy Day services, and to continue to support the community throughout the year at Shabbat services and programs.
Rabbi Nathan Alfred of the United Hebrew Congregation of Singapore shared a blog about UHC member Rosita Goldstein, who has made it her personal mission to build the Jewish community in Asia through food (pictured: Rosita's Nasi Tumpeng). Click here to read the blog. Rosita's cookbook, My Secret Recipes, can be ordered via the UHC website (click here), with proceeds going to support the congregation's Asian Jewish Gathering on 24-27 January 2019.