The UPJ joins in mourning the sad passing of Shimon Peres (1923-2016), picutred at the 2009 WUPJ CONNECTIONS Conference when he was honoured with a World Union International Humanitarian Award. We are grateful to the World Union for Progressive Judaism for providing the following tribute:
Applications are open for the Beutel Leadership Seminar to be held on 16-26 February 2017 in Jerusalem. The UPJ has a limited number of subsidies to offer. Click here to learn more.
Shannyn Gelbart, Jewish Experiential Educator at The King David School, recently attended the Brandeis Camp Institute in California. NOTE: We are excited to announce that Shannyn will be sharing her considerable talents as part of the faculty of the Biennial in Perth.
The Australian Jewish News published an article on 28 July written by Rabbi Gary Robuck, senior rabbi of North Shore Temple Emanuel, about Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention, recently held in Rabbi Robuck's hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.
Kehillat S'dot Zahav was among local organisations who were thanked by community spokesperson Heri Febriyanto for their support of the right of Muslims to build a mosque in Bendigo.