Behind the Situation in Belarus

Join us for a support meeting and discussion followed by a Solidarity Kabbalat Shabbat service with WUPJ President Rabbi Sergio Bergman, Rabbi Grisha Abramovich, and members of the Minsk Reform community.

Shloshim of Jerry Tanenbaum Z”L

Honoring a friend, long-time supporter, and leader of the WUPJ and our Global Movement. The event, organized by Fundación Judaica and World Union with support from UJR AmLat, will be live streamed on Facebook on this Thursday, August 27.

[JERUSALEM] Mourning the Passing of Paula Edelstein, Z”L

The World Union mourns the passing of our dedicated leader, long-time supporter, and dear friend, Paula Edelstein, Z”L, following a long and brave battle with illness. Paula was an advocate and pioneer for Reform Judaism, serving on the boards of many influential global Jewish and Israeli organizations.

[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.