Limmud China took place via Zoom from 2-4 May, crossing many international and time zone boundaries, with around 200 participants taking part throughout the four rounds of sessions, kicked off with a musical Shabbat service and Havdalah ceremony led from across Asia.
The Australian Jewish News published an article in its 1 May edition written by UPJ Immediate Past President Roger Mendelson, sharing some strategies for shule survival. #TheAustralianJewishNews
The Forward published an article about community building by Jews in Asia during the coronavirus, which featured Kehillat Beijing, Kehilat Shanghai and the Jewish Community of Japan (click here to read the article). Photo: Artwork by Leon Fenster, Kehillat Beijing member.
@The Australian Jewish News published an article in its 24 April edition about virtual seders in the Progressive Jewish community, including UPJ Co-President David Knoll's international seder with family in Australia and the USA.
Andrew Keene, member of the WUPJ Management Committee (and guest speaker at the UPJ Gathering in Adelaide in November 2019), has written a series of blogs titled "Shift Happens" published on eJewish Philanthopy. Click here to read the first two articles.