At this point in my career, I have attended countless Jewish leadership conferences. In many instances, I have even been on the steering committees responsible for the selection of a theme, the development of programming, wrangling speakers, and overall logistical planning. While each conference’s audience, agenda and timing create unique challenges, those responsible for scheduling […]
Read about the highlights and impact of the work of the World Union for Progressive Judaism in 2016. We’re telling the stories from our congregations and members around the world that strengthen and unite our movement.
After months of planning and development, the World Union for Progressive Judaism is proud to announce the launch of its new website!
The Jewish Agency for Israel, Board of Governors, Jerusalem June 2017 Tamuz 5777 Resolution Whereas the Jewish Agency for Israel, representing world Jewry through its constituent members, the World Zionist Organization, the Jewish Federations of North America and Keren Hayesod, is gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, the liberation of the […]
My connection to the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) began in the summer of 2010. As a camper at URJ Kutz Camp, I shared a cabin with campers from Israel and South Africa, and I learned from them and other international campers about their experiences growing up in Netzer, the international Reform Zionist youth […]
About Posting on WUPJ.org The World Union’s website, including its library, news articles, oped pieces, and other written content, strives to be an online resource for Progressive, Liberal and Reform Jews, providing news from our global movement, Jewish thought and insight, and leadership pieces that advance individual and congregational Reform Jewish life. While our site […]
Centered around the theme “Milestones & Innovations,” in celebration of the WUPJ’s 90th anniversary, the four-day biennial event drew over 450 lay leaders, rabbis, students and congregants from Progressive, Reform, and Liberal communities from 30 countries. For many, Shabbat services were a highly anticipated event known for bringing together cantors and rabbis from around the world, alongside songs and practices that are introduced for all to share.
The idea came to us last year during a discussion with Ruth Bohm, a representative of Women for Reform Judaism (WRJ) in Latin America. We were talking about ways to connect Jewish women from our region, with diverse backgrounds, in a new and exciting way. That’s when it dawned on us: the most special rite […]
WUPJ hosts and organizes seminars, lectures, activities, and other events all around the world.
|Jul 13-23 2017 Jerusalem, Israel||
The Bergman Seminar for Progressive Jewish Educators
|Dec 06-10 2017 Boston, MA||
The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Biennial Conference
|Feb 15-25 2018 Mercaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel||
The Beutel Seminar for Progressive Jewish Leadership
|Feb 17-24 2018 Caribbean Cruise||
Igniting the Musical Jewish Soul
|Nov 15-18 2018 Melbourne, Australia||
The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) Biennial Conference
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