News & Events

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Rabbi Saperstein's visit featured in AJN

An article outlining Rabbi David Saperstein's visit to Australia was published in The Australian Jewish News on 28 February 2020. Click on "Read More" to read the article. #TheAustralianJewishNews

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David Knoll's remarks at shloshim for Rabbi Fox z"l

David Knoll shared the following remarks at the shloshim service at Emanuel Synagogue for the late Rabbi Brian Fox z"l.

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UPJ Co-Presidents' op-ed published in AJN

UPJ Co-Presidents David Knoll and Brian Samuel submitted an op-ed titled "How does Progressive Judaism stand with Israel" which was published in The Australian Jewish News on 7 February 2020. #TheAustralianJewishNews

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Temple Sinai defaced with swastikas

The UPJ received the shocking news that Temple Sinai in Wellington New Zealand was defaced with swastikas on 23 January. Temple Sinai president Matthew Smith said: "While it may be a random act of anti-Semitism, with the upcoming United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January and the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, it does not seem entirely coincidental." The UPJ issued the following statement of support:

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Bushfire poem by Rabbi Roberts

Rabbi Nicole Roberts of North Shore Temple Emanuel wrote a poem about the bushfires, which was published in the Australian Jewish News Letters Page on 17 January 2020. Click on "Read More" to read her poem.

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