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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Report: How the WUPJ Ukraine Crisis Fund is Supporting Refugees in Poland

Rabbi Igor Zinkov and Rabbi Deborah Blausten have been in Poland as part of the European and World Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ and WUPJ) campaign to help the people of Ukraine. They got to see first-hand the incredible work being done thanks to your donations to the Ukraine Crisis Fund and find out where future help is needed.

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WUPJ and EUPJ Launch Ukraine Emergency Support Program

The application of WUPJ’s Ukraine Crisis Fund will be made in direct aid and support of the WUPJ / EUPJ Ukraine Emergency Support program,  which executive committee is chaired by Carole Sterling, WUPJ Chair, and Rabbi Igor Zinkov of The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, on behalf of the European Union for Progressive Judaism.

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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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The World Union Mourns the Passing of Michael Grabiner Z”L

The World Union for Progressive Judaism mourn with deep sorrow the passing of Michael Grabiner, Chairman of WUPJ from 2011-2015, chair of the UK Movement for Reform Judaism from 2005-2008, member of the Boards of UK Jewish Day Schools and UK Jewish Leadership Council as well as Chair of Governors at JCoSS, the first Jewish pluralist High School in the UK.

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Mourning the passing of Rabbi Richard Hirsch Z”L

With heavy hearts, we are writing to share the news of the loss of our honorary life president, mentor, leader, friend, and visionary builder of the world Reform movement, Rabbi Richard (Dick) G. Hirsch Z”L. We embrace his family, his four children, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and join millions of Reform and Progressive Jews around the world in mourning.

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Registration Open for Bergman Online Seminar for Progressive Jewish Education

Specially adapted for 2020, the Bergman Online Seminar for Progressive Jewish Education is a dynamic virtual classroom designed for Progressive and Reform professionals working in the field of Jewish Education from around the world to come together and engage with Israel in a way that brings Jewish texts, peoplehood, and Israeli closer than ever before.

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#BlackLivesMatter

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

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