Only three more weeks until Communidad Bnei Israel Costa Rica celebrates our 30th anniversary!! The weekend of November 3rd – 5th will be celebrated “in style” and for this honor we have organized religious observance, cultural and social actives. The weekend begins with a special Kabbalat Shabbat and morning services in the synagogue. We will also be hosting a recognition for the people of Costa Rica in the National Theater on Saturday evening.
International Humanitarian Award Dinner Thursday, December 7th, 2017 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm Join the World Union for Progressive Judaism and the Women of Reform Judaism in honoring philanthropists Nani and Austin Beutel of Toronto, and Rabbi Meir Azari, visionary leader of Tel Aviv’s Daniel Centers for Progressive Judaism Featuring The North […]
The Beutel Seminar is a prestigious ten-day seminar in Jerusalem run by the Anita Saltz International Education Center. The seminar is housed in Mercaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel, the headquarters of the World Union for Progressive Judaism. It overlooks the dramatic walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. The seminar offers: the opportunity to study ancient texts and history; […]
The UPJ is excited to announce that early-bird registration is now open for our upcoming third music conference, Shir Chadash, to take place at the Geelong Conference Centre on 14-16 July 2017. We are especially thrilled that USA song leader extraordinaire Marshall Voit will be our special guest presenter for the conference. Many will remember […]
The story of Jewish ties to the Caribbean is a fascinating one, dating back to Christopher Columbus and his first trans-Atlantic voyage. Home to some of the oldest Jewish communities in the Americas, the Caribbean also lays claim to synagogues with sandy floors, cemeteries that date back hundreds of years and Jewish families who still […]
The URJ Biennial 2017 will be held in Boston, MA. Join with thousands of Jews from across North America and around the world to learn, pray, share ideas, dance and sing, hear from inspiring speakers and the leaders of our Movement; reunite with old friends, create new connections, and make decisions about the policies of the […]