Extensive coverage of the UPJ Biennial held in Melbourne on 15-18 November was provided by Australian Jewish News senior journalist Peter Kohn (Photo: Peter Haskin). #TheAustralianJewishNews
The Union for Progressive Judaism, representing 25 congregations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, reaffirms our bonds of love and solidarity with the Jewish people and people of decency and conscience everywhere in mourning the senseless loss of life today in Pittsburgh.
A Statement of Support for the National Apology for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse was signed by Rabbi Kim Ettlinger (pictured), Chair of the Moetzet HaRabbanim - Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australasia, Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins, on behalf of the Council of Masorti Rabbis of Australia, and Rabbi Fred Morgan, Movement Rabbi for the Union for Progressive Judaism. Click on "Read More" to view the Statement.
The UPJ will hold its AGM at 3.00pm on 15 November 2018 at the Novotel St Kilda, 16 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Victoria, 3162. Click “Read More” to view the Notice of Meeting and Agenda, and to download nomination forms to join the UPJ Executive Committee or serve as an officer of the Executive Committee.
Roger Mendelson presented a Ner Tamid Award to Joan Motta and a Vatik Award to Helen Bryant in Perth during Shabbat services on 29 September. Pictured from left: Rabbi Adi Cohen, Joan Motta, Roger Mendelson, Helen Bryant, and Temple David President Amanda Mace.