On the first day of Israel’s 36th government, Rabbi Sergio Bergman, WUPJ President, shares his reflections on the impact of this moment on our global movement.
MK Yair Lapid, Israel’s Opposition Leader, has told a global gathering of Progressive and Reform Jews how he will fight for their rights and their voice in Israel and beyond.
Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog will be the 11th president of the State of Israel after he received 87 votes from MKs in a secret ballot vote in the Knesset plenum. It was the largest victory in any presidential election in Israel’s history.
The extended global family of the World Union for Progressive Judaism extends its best wishes and a hearty Mazal Tov to Rabbi Gilad Kariv, President and CEO of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, on his election to the 24th Knesset – the first Reform rabbi to achieve this remarkable accomplishment. We wish Rabbi Kariv much success as he embarks on this next chapter of his incredible career.
As they await entry into Israel, youth movement members from South Africa, who were expecting to be at Machon in Jerusalem these days for their Shnat 2021 program, came together to run multiple seminars in South Africa as a kick off their gap year experience which was to have begun on March 1st in the Crags in South Africa.
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