[BELARUS] Update from WUPJ Progressive Rabbis and Leadership

The World Union expresses its concern about the current situation in Belarus. We send our thoughts and prayers for peace in Minsk and Belarus during this challenging time.   News of the arrest of two Netzer FSU members quickly spread across social media. The World Union reached out to our rabbinic and communal leadership in […]

[BRAZIL] Reform Rabbinical Council of Brazil

It is with great satisfaction that we inform the formation of the Rabbinic Reform Council of Brazil (Conselho Rabínico Reformista do Brasil – CRRB), composed of Rabbis working in Brazil to join forces and better serve communities.

[NORTH AMERICA] Mourning the Passing of Jerry Tanenbaum, Z”L

The World Union mourns the passing of Jerry Tanenbaum Z”L, a long-time supporter and leader of the World  Union and our global Movement. Jerry served as WUPJ Senior Vice President, on the WUPJ Management Committee, on the North American Advisory Board, and chaired the WUPJ Yad B’Yad Task Force. In 1988, Jerry received an Honorary Life membership […]

Shnat Netzer 2021 Registration Now Open!

As the gap year program of Netzer Olami and the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Shnat Netzer brings post-high school young adults from our global movement to Israel for a transformative experience.

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.

This is Not Tikkun Olam

A feature article of the RSY-Netzer summer choveret focusing on Justice and Judaism written by Orit Sagi, Director of Programs, Netzer Olami and Tamar Olami. The multi-media project includes inspiring and informative essays by Reform Jewish educators, and madrichim/ot and bogrim/ot of Netzer Olami.

Netzer FSU Sails the Summer Seas in Funfilled Online Summer Camp

On June 5-7, Netzer FSU hosted a three-day, online summer camp extravaganza, conceived as a sea-faring voyage through Jewish culture for 35 passengers, ages 8-12, with the coolest crew – Netzer FSU madrichim, educators, volunteers and more – at the helm.

#BlackLivesMatter

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

Join Shavuot Celebrations Across Our Global Movement

Discover a range of enriching and educational online activities hosted by our regional partners across the globe. Find engaging discussions and text study, services and readings of Megillat Ruth, open for members of our Movement in any time zone, in tens of countries, over the course of Shavuot.

[NEW YORK AND JERUSALEM] World Union Announces New President, Rabbi Sergio Bergman

(New York and Jerusalem) – The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) is proud to announce the appointment of Argentinian-born politician, social activist, and community leader Rabbi Sergio Bergman as its new President. Rabbi Bergman will officially take over this position on June 1, 2020, transitioning from Ambassador Rabbi David Saperstein who completes his year-long term.