[UKRAINE EMERGENCY SUPPORT] Project donates clothing, toiletries and suitcases to people who are starting a new life
Project ‘Suitcases of Love’, supported by the World Union and the EUPJ, donates clothing, toiletries and suitcases from the USA to refugees who need it in Poland.
Report: How the WUPJ Ukraine Crisis Fund is Supporting Refugees in Poland
Rabbi Igor Zinkov and Rabbi Deborah Blausten have been in Poland as part of the European and World Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ and WUPJ) campaign to help the people of Ukraine. They got to see first-hand the incredible work being done thanks to your donations to the Ukraine Crisis Fund and find out where future help is needed.
[CZECH REPUBLIC] Welcoming Jewish Community of Liberec
The Executive Board of the European Union for Progressive Judaism, upon recommendation of the EUPJ Management Committee, has welcomed the Jewish Community of Liberec as a full member to the European and global Jewish Progressive family.
[AUSTRALIA] Rabbi Bergman visits Australia as UPJ guest speaker for the UIA Progressive Appeal
WUPJ President, Rabbi Bergman, participated in conversations in Melbourne and Sydney, where he also met with the Student Sustainability Committees and year 11 students at Emanuel
World Union Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Raised to Date for Ukraine Crisis Fund
“This is a tremendous outpouring of support from within and beyond WUPJ’s global network of communities,” said Rabbi Sergio Bergman, WUPJ President. Funds — so far raised from over 6,000 donors in 26 countries — are being directed across a wide spectrum of existing, deepening and emerging needs.
WUPJ and EUPJ Launch Ukraine Emergency Support Program
The application of WUPJ’s Ukraine Crisis Fund will be made in direct aid and support of the WUPJ / EUPJ Ukraine Emergency Support program, which executive committee is chaired by Carole Sterling, WUPJ Chair, and Rabbi Igor Zinkov of The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, on behalf of the European Union for Progressive Judaism.
Reform Jewish Leaders Denounce Russian Aggression in Ukraine
Russian aggression is a threat to Ukraine’s democracy, its independence, and to a stable Europe and global community. We are deeply concerned about the potential for military action and the resulting loss of life spurred by Vladimir Putin’s seemingly insatiable desire to fulfill his vision of a new Russian empire. The fact that Ukraine’s fragile […]
World Union Launchs Ukraine Crisis Fund
In the light of the recent conflict on the Ukrainian border, the World Union for Progressive Judaism launches the Ukraine Crisis Fund. We ask people from all over the world to make donations towards the support of the Jewish community in Ukraine.
World Union’s Chair receives UPJ President’s Award
Carole Sterling received the award during the WUPJ Executive Board meeting in last December. To date only 13 people have received this recognition, and Carole is only the 2nd person who’s not a UPJ member to have been granted the honor.
[EUROPE] Twenty-six Students from Communities in Fourteen Countries Graduate from Baalei Tefillah Europe 2021
The pioneering and innovative programme offered by the European Union for Progressive Judaism trains lay leaders to lead prayers for Progressive congregations around the continent.