A call to us to pay better attention | Parashat Ha’azinu

The Torah reading for this Shabbat, Haazinu, is a song with which Moses ends his final instructions to the Jewish People. (...) Haazinu is an…

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Reform Jewish Leaders Denounce Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Russian aggression is a threat to Ukraine’s democracy, its independence, and to a stable Europe and global community. We are deeply concerned about the potential for military action and the resulting loss of life spurred by Vladimir Putin’s seemingly insatiable desire to fulfill his vision of a new Russian empire. The fact that Ukraine’s fragile […]

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World Union Launchs Ukraine Crisis Fund

In the light of the recent conflict on the Ukrainian border, the World Union for Progressive Judaism launches the Ukraine Crisis Fund. We ask people from all over the world to make donations towards the support of the Jewish community in Ukraine.

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Behind the Situation in Belarus

Join us for a support meeting and discussion followed by a Solidarity Kabbalat Shabbat service with WUPJ President Rabbi Sergio Bergman, Rabbi Grisha Abramovich, and members of the Minsk Reform community.

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[BELARUS] First Bat Mitzvah in Ivye

Jerusalem-born Mika Arad, a descendant of the Koschers – one of three Jewish families who settled in Ivye in 1600 – held her Bat Mitzvah ceremony in the Museum of National Cultures, in the gallery on the history and traditions of the Jewish people.

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[UKRAINE] Netzer Ukraine Camp Ivriya Celebrates Tenth Year

Netzer camp Ivriya, run by the World Union’s reform youth movement branch in Ukraine, concluded their tenth year annual summer camp in the city of Odessa. The day camp in Odessa’s Progressive community of Shirat a Yam brought together 25 youth, ages 7-13, to explore the history of Zionism, the State of Israel, the Hebrew […]

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[BELARUS] ‘Memorial Days’ Celebrate Liberation of City and Renewal of Jewish Community in Belarus

Marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi occupation during World War II, the capitol city of Minsk, as well as Novogudok, located 150 km southwest, hosted commemorative events for the ‘Memorial Days’ festivities. The anniversary celebration also displayed the resilience of the Jewish community in Belarus that is again robust 75 years later.

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