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In Memory of Rabbi Aaron David Panken z”l

We are a proud, strong and supportive global Jewish family. On May 5, 2018, a leading and much loved member of our family – our beloved teacher, mentor, friend, visionary inspiration and partner, Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, died tragically and prematurely in a plane crash. Rabbi Panken has served as the President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute […]

The World Union in the FSU: Growing Reform Judaism and Training Russian-Speaking Rabbis

More than 30 years ago, modern Reform Jewish life began in the Former Soviet Union. Since then, the Reform Movement has flourished, establishing strong roots in the FSU and offering a wide variety of activity in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and the Baltic States. The more than 40 WUPJ-associated congregations in the FSU receive professional staff […]

Dedication of Abraham Geiger College’s Future Home

“It is from here that we shall continue the enormous task of contributing to the renaissance of German and European Jewish life & learning,” said WUPJ chair Carole Sterling at the dedication of the new building of Abraham Geiger College and the School of Jewish Theology in Potsdam on 23 April. She conveyed the thanks […]

Future Israel Programs Survey

We want to hear from you! Please click through in your preferred language to share your thoughts on building, shaping and leading our Israel programs in the future. We look forward to hearing from you and updating you on our findings! English       Español Português       Français русский       Deutsche

Upcoming Events

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

Apr 26-29 2018 Prague, Czech Republic
Regeneration – Building the Future, EUPJ Biennial
May 10-13 2018 South Africa
SAUPJ Biennial
Jun 01-02 2018 Kibbutz Shefayim
Israel Reform Movement Biennial
Jun 22 2018 Notingham, UK
Movement for Reform Judaism Chagigah 2018
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 01 2018 St Johns Hotel, Solihull, UK
Liberal Judaism Biennial
Jul 08-15 2018 Germany
Danube Jewish Heritage River Cruise
Jul 12-22 2018 Jerusalem, Israel
The Bergman Seminar for Progressive Jewish Educators
Nov 15-18 2018 Melbourne, Australia
The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) Biennial Conference
Feb 07-17 2019 Mercaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel
The Beutel Seminar for Progressive Jewish Leadership

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