Today history was made. The Israeli government has agreed to give unprecedented recognition to Reform and Conservative Judaism at one of Judaism’s holiest places, the Western Wall. Rabbi Noa Sattath, Director of the Israel Religious Action Centre, and Rabbi Gilad Kariv (pictured), Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, share this fantastic news.
Mazel tov to Kathy Kaplan OAM (pictured with Gary Samowitz), who was recognised at Stand Up's annual Ron Castan Humanitarian Awards. Kathy won the award for her advocacy and support of victims of domestic violence through Impact for Women.
Click here to watch the speeches and learn more about the award winners.
At the UPJ AGM in November, the recipients of the Ner Tamid and Vatik Awards were announced.