News & Events

To read the most recent issue of the UPJ's e-newsletter, the Weekly News & Drash, click on the upper right corner of the UPJ website ("What's On") or CLICK HERE

IMPJ video about Kotel Agreement

Reinstating the Western Wall Agreement will demonstrate that the State of Israel recognises that there is more than one way to be Jewish.

Save the Date: UPJ Biennial 17-20 November 2022

The UPJ Biennial Organising Committee decided last month to postpone the face-to-face conference planned for October 2021; the Biennial has now been re-scheduled for Thursday 17 November to Sunday 20 November 2022 at the Novotel Brighton Beach in Sydney. We are thrilled to share the news that Rabbi Sharon Brous has confirmed she will travel to Australia with her family and be our featured presenter at that time. 

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Virtual services and classes

Many UPJ congregations have chosen to offer Shabbat and daily minyan services, and courses during this time of social isolation using online meeting platforms. Scroll down to see this week's Shabbat services and weekly program offerings.

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Reaching out to others during time of COVID-19

The UPJ endorses the statement from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (17 March) that highlights ways to assist those in our community who are isolated and vulnerable. Click on "Read More" to find out how you can help others.

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UPJ recommendations and responses to COVID-19

UPJ Co-Presidents David Knoll and Brian Samuel have issued a third bulletin with recommendations for UPJ congregations and updates about how UPJ congregations are responding to the current COVID-19 outbreak. Click on "Read More" to read this important bulletin.

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