Mazel tov to Kathy Kaplan OAM (pictured with Gary Samowitz), who was recognised at Stand Up's annual Ron Castan Humanitarian Awards. Kathy won the award for her advocacy and support of victims of domestic violence through Impact for Women.
Click here to watch the speeches and learn more about the award winners.
At the UPJ AGM in November, the recipients of the Ner Tamid and Vatik Awards were announced.
Rabbi Adi Cohen and Temple David are delighted to present their mission to Israel on 17 March to 1 April 2016, and invite attendees to join from around the UPJ region.
While attending the WUPJ Connections Conference in Rio last month, Kehilat Shanghai member Jeanine Buzali received an historic Torah as a gift from Rio's Progressive community to bring back to her congregation.
UPJ President Stephen Freeman (left) presented the Vatik Award to John Schinasi at Temple Shalom, Gold Coast on 8 May. The following is an excerpt from Stephen’s speech.