As the dust settles on the stunning upset in the American Presidential Election, Reform Jews in the U.S. - and Progressive Jews across the world - woke up to a new reality, a changing global sentiment. Here is a statement issued by the World Union for Progressive Judaism, the Religious Action Center, the Union for Reform Judaism and other partners.
Netzer is currently running an appeal to support the 2017 Shnat attendees. To take part in the this important campaign and support young people who wish to embark on a journey of strengthening our region's Progressive community, click here and click on "Read More" to view a promotional video.
The UPJ will hold its AGM at 10.45am on 20 November 2016 at the Rendezvous Hotel in Scarborough, WA. 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, as well as read the proposed resolution on racism.
An interview with Dr Ron Wolfson, UPJ Biennial scholar-in-residence, was published in the Australian Jewish News. Many thanks to expert journalist Peter Kohn.
The UPJ joins in mourning the sad passing of Shimon Peres (1923-2016), picutred at the 2009 WUPJ CONNECTIONS Conference when he was honoured with a World Union International Humanitarian Award. We are grateful to the World Union for Progressive Judaism for providing the following tribute: