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The World Union repudiates racial violence in all its forms anywhere. Read the WUPJ statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Join Shavuot Celebrations Across Our Global Movement

Discover a range of enriching and educational online activities hosted by our regional partners across the globe. Find engaging discussions and text study, services and readings of Megillat Ruth, open for members of our Movement in any time zone, in tens of countries, over the course of Shavuot.

[NEW YORK AND JERUSALEM] World Union Announces New President, Rabbi Sergio Bergman

(New York and Jerusalem) – The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) is proud to announce the appointment of Argentinian-born politician, social activist, and community leader Rabbi Sergio Bergman as its new President. Rabbi Bergman will officially take over this position on June 1, 2020, transitioning from Ambassador Rabbi David Saperstein who completes his year-long term. 

[RUSSIA] Mourning the Passing of Zinovy (“Zunya”) Kogan

Zinovy Kogan, founder and guiding spirit of the first Progressive movement congregation in the Former Soviet Union, congregation Hineini in Moscow, died in Moscow on Friday, May 1, 2020. That he passed away on Erev Shabbat certainly adds, according to Jewish tradition, to the honor he deserves as a passionate devoted Jew. That he passed away on May 1, International Workers’ Day, which in the Former Soviet Union is one of the most celebrated holidays in the year, certainly testifies to his legacy as an activist and beloved man of the people.

[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 […]

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