UPJ Executive Director Steve Denenberg (pictured here at the Kotel last week, as he helped protect Women of the Wall from snowballs thrown by Charedi men) shared the following report on the UPJ with leaders of the World Union for Progressive Judaism in Israel.
Noa Sattath seemed destined for a career in high-tech. But all that changed when, upon completing her military service, she told her friends and family she was gay.
The Progressive Chevra Kadisha Victoria (PCKV) is seeking individuals to join their team of volunteers who perform Tahara (pre-burial rituals and prayers) for deceased members of the Progressive Jewish community.
ARZA President Barbara Ford and UPJ Executive Director Steve Denenberg met the Aussie Shnatties at a joyful learning session at the WUPJ headquarters in Jerusalem, Beit Shmuel. Part of a dynamic international group, the Netzer Shnatties are a source of great pride for our community.
Following the shocking testimony displaying the deceit and ignorance displayed by rabbis within the Chabad Yeshivas this week, the rabbis of the Moetzah and the UPJ issued the following statement: