Remembering Rabbi Peter Knobel Z”L

The World Union mourns the passing of Rabbi Peter Knobel Z”L, former president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), on August 20th, at the age of 76.

[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 […]

[EDITORIAL] Our Continuing Commitment to Tikkun Olam

As we move into the 21st century, and continue to examine our institutions and foci, the leadership and members of the Council of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis believe that it is particularly important to reassert that the modern Jewish concern for social justice and the environment (in which Progressive Jews across the globe have played a central and formative role) is not only essential, but also is an authentic reading of our ancient sources.