Elisabeth Holdsworth, Australian Book Review RAFT Fellow, shares an article she wrote in response to a debate recently initiated by UPJ President Roger Mendelson in his "My Good News" column in the UPJ's Weekly News & Drash.
Lots of smiling faces were captured on film during the UPJ Biennial 2018, with expert photography voluntarily provided by Joe Lewit (pictured from left: Alex Lehrer, Brian Samuel and Robert Hershan). #TheAustralianJewishNews
Just weeks after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, Temple David members were interviewed by WAtoday online magazine about their observance of Chanukah, which has taken on an even stronger meaning of "standing up in the light" against anti-Semitism. Click here to read the article online (Photo: Temple David president Amanda Mace and her family).
During the UPJ Biennial in November 2018, Rabbi Danny Freelander (President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism) and David Bernstein (Deputy Director General of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism) were interviewed by senior journalist at the Australian Jewish News, and spoke about the global Progressive movement. #TheAustralianJewishNews
Rabbi Fred Morgan was interviewed by Henry Greener on The Shtick about the UPJ Biennial Conference held in Melbourne on 15-18 November 2018. Click on "Read More" to view the three-part interview.