Beth Shalom will host its Shabbaton on 24-26 November, with guest faculty Jules Gaddie, Shannyn Gelbart, Professor Todd Nachwitz, Rabbi Gary Robuck, Eliah Sakakoshkov-von Bismarck and Helen Shamroth. To learn more and register, click here.
The Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) in Australia, New Zealand and Asia is shocked by the terrorist attack on a mosque in Egypt that has resulted in 300 deaths and severe injury to many worshippers including several children.
As the full magnitude of the devastation created by Hurricane Harvey becomes clear, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is mobilising to provide support to member congregations and to the broader community of those impacted by this powerful storm. Our prayers are with all those who are harm’s way, including the brave first responders who are already putting their lives on the line to help their neighbours.
Click here to find out how you can help via the URJ website.
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 is delighted to announce that Brisbane Progressive Jewish Congregation-Beit Or officially joined forces with Beit Knesset Shalom following a merger agreement announcement to their individual congregations.