Rabbi Nicole Roberts of North Shore Temple Emanuel wrote a poem about the bushfires, which was published in the Australian Jewish News Letters Page on 17 January 2020. Click on "Read More" to read her poem.
UPJ Co-Presidents David Knoll and Brian Samuel have urged the UPJ community to "dig deep" to provide support to those who have been devastated by the bushfires, especially those who have lost family members, and they expressed deepest gratitude to the fire fighters who have put their own lives at risk to save lives and property.
UPJ Co-President David Knoll AM wrote the following article in response to comments made about UPJ Immediate Past President Roger Mendelson's Good News column published In October. Click on "Read More" to read David's full article.
Netzer Australian madrichim and Progressive Community and Netzer Shaliach Sefi Shalam are currently attending a 10-day-long educational seminar in Poland and Germany, to visit historic places, learn about the Holocaust and modern Jewish history from a Progressive Jewish perspective. Click on "Read More" to read his final report from the trip.