The Australian Jewish News published an article titled "Hate, Chanukah and freedoms", which quoted UPJ Co-President David Knoll's statement at the UPJ AGM on 25 November: "Fighting antisemitism and standing up for Israel are two sides of the same coin.". CLICK HERE to read the article. #TheAustralianJewishNews
Many UPJ congregations have chosen to offer Shabbat and daily minyan services, and courses during this time of social isolation using online meeting platforms. Scroll down to see this week's Shabbat services and weekly program offerings.
The UPJ and ARZA Australia join together in warmly welcoming the Australian Government’s adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of Antisemitism. Click on "Read More" to read the joint UPJ/ARZA Australia press release sent to news outlets.
B'nai B'rith and the JNF Youth & Young Adult Changemaker Committee has announced nominations are now open for this year's awards program. This year, in honour of Joshua Levi z"l, the late CEO of the Australian Jewish News (AJN), the Joshua Levi Young Professional Award was launched, open to Jewish professionals between the ages of 18-36. To learn more, CLICK HERE to read an article recently published in the AJN; to view a short video on how to nominate, CLICK HERE, and CLICK HERE for a link to the online nomination.