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#CONNECTIONS 2017: Innovation and Inspiration as we Came Together in Jerusalem

Centered around the theme “Milestones & Innovations,” in celebration of the WUPJ’s 90th anniversary, the four-day biennial event drew over 450 lay leaders, rabbis, students and congregants from Progressive, Reform, and Liberal communities from 30 countries. For many, Shabbat services were a highly anticipated event known for bringing together cantors and rabbis from around the world, alongside songs and practices that are introduced for all to share.

MK Stav Shaffir To Join Program of CONNECTIONS 2017

Stav Shaffir is the youngest female Knesset member in Israel’s history, outspoken for demanding fiscal oversight of settlement funding and supporting a wide array of social justice issues: from affordable housing for young Israelis to the rights of Women of the Wall. Shaffir placed second in the January 2015 primaries of the Labor Party and […]

Roswell Klal Yisrael 2016-17 Fellows Hold Seminar in Berlin

The program kicked off in December 2016, with the 2016-17 fellows, comprised of a diverse group of 22 enthusiastic young adults from eight countries, beginning the year with their first seminar in Jerusalem in December. Between March 19-26 the group converged on Berlin for a week of training, touring, education, exploration and communal growth. Rebecca […]

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WUPJ hosts and organizes seminars, lectures, activities, and other events all around the world.

May 13 - 17 Jerusalem, Israel
Pursuing Justice: Seminar for Legal Professionals
May 13 - 17 Jerusalem, Israel
Next Year in Jerusalem? How about next month! Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue: Seminar for Legal Professionals
May 17 - 20 Jerusalem, Israel
CONNECTIONS 2017
Jul 13 - 23 Jerusalem, Israel
The Bergman Seminar for Progressive Jewish Educators
Oct 24 - Nov 03 Beit Shmuel
Multi-Faith Israel Encounter
Dec 06 - 10 Boston, MA
The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Biennial Conference
Feb 15 - 25 Mercaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel
The Beutel Seminar for Progressive Jewish Leadership
Feb 17 - 24 Caribbean Cruise
Igniting the Musical Jewish Soul
Nov 15 - 18 Melbourne, Australia
The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) Biennial Conference

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