Stepping into one’s power: how Rachel and Leah model female empowerment | Vayetze

While two women, Rachel and Leah, are central to this week’s Torah portion, it is not until the middle of the narrative, once they are…

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[PRAGUE] WUPJ Senior Vice Chair Sonja Guentner receives inaugural Isaac Mayer Wise Award

The Progressive Jewish community of Prague, Ec chajim, has awarded its first-ever Isaac Mayer Wise Award to the Senior Vice Chair of WUPJ and Co-Chair of the European Union for Progressive Judaism. The award recognizes contributions to the development of the Progressive Jewish community of Ec chajim and the Renewal of Reform Judaism in the Czech Republic.

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Rabbi Sergio Bergman Makes First Visit to Europe as WUPJ President

In Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, Visits with Ukraine Crisis Fund Beneficiaries, and Talks to Ensure Vitality of Region’s Progressive Jewish Communities. Joining Rabbi Bergman will be Sonja Guentner, Chair of the European Union for Progressive Judaism, which is coordinating his visit, and Andrew Keene, a member of WUPJ’s Management Committee.

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[PRAGUE] The Return of a Czech Torah Scroll

On September 27 the Czech Torah Scroll MST#1052 from the historic collection of the Memorial Scrolls Trust (MST) will be allocated to the Progressive Jewish Community of Prague Ec chajim, whose Rabbi David Maxa will receive it from Jeffrey Ohrenstein, Chairman of the MST, in Vlastenecký sál of Prague’s Karolinum, the seat of Charles University.

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