Many readers will recall the visit in March 2019 of Orly Erez-Likhovski, from the Progressive Movement’s Israel Religious Action Center. Below is an update reporting IRAC’s huge impact in correcting many of the social and religious ills affecting life in Israel over the last year.
At its recent meeting in Adelaide, Rabbi David Kunin advised that the Moetzah made a donation in memory of bushfire victims in New South Wales Queensland and South Australia, and encouraged the UPJ community to provide support.
The UPJ Annual Report for 2019 has been published and will be distributed at the UPJ AGM held on 8 November at the Ibis Adelaide.
Bev Gelbart and Sue Morgan, devoted volunteers for the Progressive Chevra Kadisha Victoria, shared the following article on the work of this important and inspiring group.
The Union for Progressive Judaism and the Council of Progressive Rabbis for Australia, New Zealand and Asia expressed their solidarity with the Jewish communities in Germany in the wake of the Halle Yom Kippur attack, which resulted in two deaths. To read the full statement on the UPJ website, click on "Read more".