Rabbi Danny Freelander shared a video message reflecting on the highlights from his term as president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (2015 to June 2019). Click here to view the inspiring video.
The Union for Progressive Judaism received sad and shocking news that Rabbi Freelander's daughter, Devra Freelander, was killed in a bicycle/truck accident in Brooklyn on Monday.
We have shared a message of condolence on behalf of our UPJ community, in the hope that Rabbi Freelander and his wife Rabbi Elyse Frishman will be comforted that they are in the thoughts and prayers of their many friends in this region.
The Union for Progressive Judaism and the Moetzah (Council) of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis prepared a statement applauding the decision of the IDF to allow soldiers to be buried by rabbis from all religious streams of Judaism. To read the statement they issued, click on Read More.
The Union for Progressive Judaism and the Rabbinic Council of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis are devastated by yet another attack on a house of worship, this time on the Chabad Centre in Poway, California. To read the statement they issued, click on Read More.
The Union for Progressive Judaism is grateful to the Rabbinic Council of Australian, New Zealand and Asian Progressive Rabbis for preparing a statement of congratulations to the new emperor of Japan, which was sent to the Japanese ambassador to Australia. Click on "Read More" to view the statement
The Union for Progressive Judaism is delighted to host its fourth Jewish music conference, Shir Chadash (A New Song) on 12-14 July 2019 at the Geelong Conference Centre. Click on "Read More" to view and download the information sheet and registration form. Don't miss the early-bird discount deadline: 24 May.