Come and join the South African Union for Progressive Judaism (SAUPJ) from 10 – 13 May for an exciting biennial marking 85 years since the arrival of Rabbi MC Weiler z’l,

85 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM IN SOUTH AFRICA

“A GREAT HERITAGE – A PROUD FUTURE”

For more information, and to reserve your spot, contact the SAUPJ by email: info@saupj.org.za.

 

Programme and agenda are subject to change:

 

THURSDAY 10 MAY TEMPLE ISRAEL HILLBROW       

18:00 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Bet David

18:30 | Cocktails, Welcome by Conference Convenors, Messages from Israeli Ambassador, SAJBD, SAZF, Keynote Speaker

21:00 | Bus departs to Garden Court, Morningside

 

FRIDAY 11 MAY BET DAVID SANDTON / BEIT EMANUEL PARKTOWN       

08:00 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Bet David

08:15-08:45 | Registration at Bet David

08:45-09:45 | Netzer Kallah – Eric Beswick

09:45-10:30 | Arzenu AGM – Reeva Forman

10:30-10:45 | Tea

10:45-11.45 | WPJ-SA AGM – Giddy Lief

10:45-11.15 | SACRED AGM – Rabbi Julia Margolis

11:15-11:45 | SAFPJ AGM – Ian Morris

11:45-12:45 | SAAPR Report back from Kallah – Rabbi G Alexander

12:45- 13:15 | Lunch

13:15 | SAUPJ AGM, Bus will depart to Garden Court, Morningside, as soon as AGM is over

17:15 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Beit Emanuel

18:00 | Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Dinner at Beit Emanuel, Parktown

Induction of Chairs of WPJ-SA; SACRED; SAFPJ; SAAPR; SAUPJ

21:00 | Bus departs to Garden Court, Morningside

 

SATURDAY 12 MAY BET DAVID SANDTON    

08:15 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Bet David

08:30-09:45 | Your choice of Shiur given by our Rabbis

10:00-12:15 | Shabbat Morning Service

12:15-13:30 | Brocha/Lunch

13:30-14:45 | Presentation by Giddy Lief: WPJ-SA

14:45-15:00 | Tea

15:00-16:30 | Panel Discussion presented by Rabbi J Margolis OR Irwin Manoim will discuss his book on the Founding of the Progressive Movement in SA

16:30 | Bus departs to Garden Court, Morningside

18:45 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Bet David

19:00 | Gala dinner

22:45 | Bus departs to Garden Court, Morningside

 

SUNDAY 13 MAY BET DAVID SANDTON          

08:45 | Bus departs from Garden Court, Morningside to Bet David

09:00-10:00 | Rabbi Gilad Kariv – Reform leader and attorney in Israel, serving as the Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism

10:00-11:00 | International Speaker to be announced

11:00-11:15 | Tea

11:15-12:00 | Miriam Kramer, former Chair, EUPJ

12:00-12:45 | What the future holds for Jews in South Africa today presented by Wendy Kahn, SAJBD; Ben Swartz, SAZF, Jevon Greenblatt, CSO

12:45-13:30 | Lunch, Keynote Speaker Marlene Bethlehem

13:30-15:00 | Irwin Manoim will discuss his book on the Founding of the Progressive Movement in SA  OR  a panel discussion led by Rabbi Julia Margolis

15:-15:30 | Closing

15:30 | Bus departs from Bet David to OR Tambo International Airport