Thursday, June 06, 2013
Following the amazing success of 2012 FSU Summer Camps – over 1000 campers in 13 camps – FSU Netzer and Tamar groups ran two successful leadership seminars to prepare for this year’s camps. The first, for madrichim from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, was held in Minsk, Belarus. The second, for educational lay leaders from the FSU and Israel took place in Israel, sponsored by the Jewish Agency and CAF. The aim of the seminars is to provide professional training for the madrichim, including preparation and development of the program content for various seminars which will take place throughout the FSU during the summer, and to promote cooperation between Israeli and FSU staff in planning the summer camp programs. more...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
In our congregations around the world, hundreds of Progressive Jews gathered for Shavuot worship services, Tikkun Leil Shavuot, the reading of the Book of Ruth, and cheesecake – the ultimate Shavuot food. Following is a report on just some of these events (and remember – if you would like to see your congregation featured in one of our upcoming issues, please email us details and photos). more...
Highly successful 36th biennial conference Being the Difference ends with a renewed commitment to Tikkun Olam
Thursday, May 09, 2013
The World Union for Progressive Judaism held its 36th biennial convention – Connections 2013-Being the Difference – at Mercaz Shimshon/Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem, the global headquarters of the World Union. The organizing committee was co-chaired by Daniel Chinn (Israel), Gordon Smith (UK), and Sharene Hambur (Australia), with direction from World Union Chief Operating Officer Shai Pinto assisted by staffer Noga Hatkevich. more...
|Sunday, May 05, 2013||Connections 2013, Days 3 & 4 - Being the Difference with Social Action and Shabbat|
|Friday, May 03, 2013||Connections 2013 - Day 2, Being the Difference theme wonderfully exemplified all day and night!|
|Thursday, May 02, 2013||Connections 2013 opens with a flourish!|
|Thursday, April 25, 2013||We're almost there, but you can still “Be The Difference” at CONNECTIONS 2013|
|Thursday, April 11, 2013||Inspiring and Different program lined up for “Connections 2013 – Being the Difference”|
|Thursday, March 21, 2013||Many languages – one people at Connections 2013|
|Thursday, March 14, 2013||Papal Greetings|
|Thursday, March 14, 2013||WUPJ volunteers honored at Festive Celebration|
|Thursday, February 28, 2013||Be inspired by Tikkun Olam projects that Are the Difference at Connections 2013|