The World Union mourns the passing of Rabbi Neil Kraft Z”L, who was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and spent 17 years leading the Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue, in London. He was rushed to hospital after showing the symptoms of Covid-19 and was placed on a ventilator in intensive care. But Rabbi Kraft […]
Earlier in March, one of the oldest and most respected members of the Beit Simha congregation in Minsk, Yakov Kravchinsky, received a prestigious state award from the Federal Republic of Germany for his dedication to Holocaust education among youth and young adults in Minsk.
Earlier in March, more than 20 participants of the Klal Yisrael Fellowship program came to Israel for a week-long seminar to learn, network, tour Israel and meet with local social change activists. Their visit was the second of three week-long intensives of the Klal Yisrael fellowship, a 10-month program designed to empower young adults in the Reform Movement around the world to realize their collective capacity to effect change inspired by the progressive Jewish values that unite our worldwide movement.
On the evening of March 21, Rabbi Grisha Abramovich, representing Progressive Judaism, had the special honor tof being invited to participate in an interfaith prayer session against the Coronovirus along with spiritual leaders and representatives of the Orthodox, Catholic, Lutheran, Greek Catholic, Evangelical and Muslim communities.
March 2020 | Adar 5780 Dear Friends, As we are all acutely aware, the rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) has already touched each of us in very real ways. In our congregations across the world and in Israel, our lay and rabbinic leadership are facing significant challenges. Our hearts reach out to them and we will continue […]
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|Apr 30 2020 - May 03 2020 Geneva, CH||
EUPJ Biennial Conference Geneva
|May 14-16 2020 Buenos Aires, AR||
The Union for Reform Judaism for Latin America (UJR AmLat) Biennial
|Jun 05-06 2020 Kibbutz Shefayim, IL||
24th IMPJ Veida (Biennial)
|Jul 10-12 2020 Pretoria, SA||
The South African Union for Progressive Judaism (SAUPJ) Biennial 2020
|Oct 22-25 2020 Minsk, BLR||
WUPJ FSU Biennial
|Nov 05-08 2020 Sydney, AU||
The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) Biennial Conference
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