Remembering Al Vorspan z”l: A Giant of ‘Jewish Social Justice’

The World Union mourns the passing of Al Vorspan, former senior vice president of the of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC), now Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and director emeritus of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, on Saturday, February 16th, at the age of 95.

[ISRAEL] Kehillat HaDror Celebrates New Synagogue

On February 6, 2019, Kehilat HaDror in Jerusalem celebrated the inauguration of their new Beit Knesset in the Tali – Bayit Vagan school.

The synagogue was made possible thanks to the generous support of Nani and Austin Beutel who were present for the celebration.

The World Union Mourns the Passing of Betty Golomb z”l

January 15, 2019 – It is with deep sadness that the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) shares the news of the passing, today, of Betty Golomb, our much-loved visionary leader and philanthropist who helped ensure the future of Progressive Judaism worldwide. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday morning, January 16th at Central Synagogue in New York City.