Peter Kohn was presented with the President's Award by Roger Mendelson on 9 June at Temple Beth Israel. Click on "Read More" to read Peter's inspiring words of thanks.
UPJ President Roger Mendelson presented Ner Tamid Awards in Auckland and Wellington, to Harvey Lipschitz (Beth Shalom), Myra Mortlock (Temple Sinai) and Ted Friedlander (posthumously, accepted by Judy Myers, Dunedin Jewish Congregation).
Eliza McCarroll, who has just completed her first year of rabbinical studies at the Hebrew Union College, attended the European Union for Progressive Judaism's Biennial Conference in Prague at the end of April. Eliza shared the following report.
Emanuel Synagogue dedicated its new sanctuary on 14 May. The UPJ community sends wishes of mazel tov on this inspiring and beautiful new addition to the congregation.