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[UK] Mourning the Passing of Rabbi Neil Kraft Z”L

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 […]

[ISRAEL] Klal Yisrael Fellows Enjoy Seminar in Israel (Before Country-wide Lockdown)

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.

[BELARUS] Interfaith Prayer Against the Coronavirus in Minsk

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.  

Upcoming Events


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

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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