Avishai Conyer, Netzer Australia Federal Mazkir, wrote "A plea to the Jewish Diaspora - protecting the land we love!". Here is an excerpt: What can I do, as an individual in Australia, in response to such an enormous ongoing threat to Israel's existence as a democratic State? How can I stay true to my progressive and Zionist values when the fabric of Israel's liberal and Zionist identity is being challenged in its foundational institutions? CLICK HERE to read the full article.
David Knoll, Brian Samuel, Helen Shardey and Rabbi Allison Conyer submitted an OpEd that was published prominently on the inside front cover of the Australian Jewish News (31 March 2023 edition, nationally). CLICK HERE to view the OpEd.
Rabbi Allison Conyer, chair of the Assembly of Rabbis and Cantors of Australia, New Zealand and Asia, gave a speech on 5 March in Melbourne. CLICK HERE to read her speech.
The UPJ will host its fifth Jewish music conference, Shir Chadash, on 14-16 April 2023 at the Eden Oak Conference Centre in Geelong. With the theme "Kol Ha'Olam Kulo: Jewish Music from Around the World", the conference will build skills for individuals who sing in choirs and those who enjoy singing informally in their congregations. It is for all who love Jewish music.CLICK HERE to complete your registration today!