Each year, Mazon chair Rabbi Gary Robuck asks our communities to donate to the Pesach Appeal to raise awareness around the Seder table of the importance our people attach to ma’achil re’evim - feeding the hungry.
Rabbi Kim Ettlinger, chair of the Rabbinic Council of the Union for Progressive Judaism (Moetzah) and Rabbi Jeffrey B Kamins, chair of the Masorti (Conservative) Council of Australia, joined the UPJ in expressing support for marriage equality in the attached press release.
The UPJ Annual Report for 2015-2016 was published and distributed during the Biennial in Perth. Click on "Read More" to read and download the full report.
Professor Anthony Luder will be the special guest speaker for the UIA Progressive Appeal, with events taking place in Melbourne and Sydney. Professor Luder is Director of Paediatrics at Ziv Hospital in Safed, saving both Syrian and Israeli lives. He is founder of Rosh Pina's pluralistic congregation, which established a bilingual Arabic-Hebrew nursery. He will speak in Melbourne on 19 March at 7.30pm at the Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, and on 26 March at 7.3pm at Emanuel Synagogue.