Dear friends and colleagues in the Progressive movement, It has been a privilege to serve you as Movement Rabbi for the UPJ over the past three years. As the UPJ President Roger Mendelson announced in an earlier edition of the “UPJ Drash and News”, I’ve decided that this is the right time for me to retire from this position.
Netzer Shaliach Dudu Gotlib shared a report from Netzer Camp: "We can see the kids learning and developing their understandings of worldly issues through discussions and well throughout programs." Click on "Read More" to view an inspiring video from camp.
Elisabeth Holdsworth, Australian Book Review RAFT Fellow, shares an article she wrote in response to a debate recently initiated by UPJ President Roger Mendelson in his "My Good News" column in the UPJ's Weekly News & Drash.
Lots of smiling faces were captured on film during the UPJ Biennial 2018, with expert photography voluntarily provided by Joe Lewit (pictured from left: Alex Lehrer, Brian Samuel and Robert Hershan). #TheAustralianJewishNews
Just weeks after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, Temple David members were interviewed by WAtoday online magazine about their observance of Chanukah, which has taken on an even stronger meaning of "standing up in the light" against anti-Semitism. Click here to read the article online (Photo: Temple David president Amanda Mace and her family).