The Assembly of Rabbis and Cantors (ARC) of Australia, New Zealand and Asia has prepared a series of reflections for each of the 29 days in the month of Elul, the month preceding the High Holy Days, as a period of self-examination and spiritual deepening. Click here to read each day's reflection.
The UPJ submitted an article that was published in #TheAustralianJewishNews Education Supplement last week, outlining the key principles of Progressive Jewish life, including inclusivity and egalitarianism. Click on "Read More" to read the article, and click on this link to view the UPJ's publication Living Judaism, which can be downloaded (hard copies are also for sale).
Chloe Schueler and her parents Nici and Roger celebrated her bat mitzvah from their home in Singapore recently. Chloe was virtually called to the Torah at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne. Click here to download and read the inspiring article published in #The Australian Jewish News.
David D Knoll AM and Brian Samuel OAM, co-presidents of the Union for Progressive Judaism, and Eric Lundberg, president of Mercaz-Masorti Australasia, issued a joint statement on the third anniversary of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
The UPJ is pleased to share a special announcement received from the World Union for Progressive Judaism announcing the appointment of Rabbi Sergio Bergman as President of the WUPJ.
The UPJ joins the WUPJ in thanking Ambassador Rabbi David Saperstein for his dedication as interim President, and looks forward to welcoming Rabbi Bergman to our region in the near future.
Click on "Read More" to read the WUPJ announcement and learn more about Rabbi Bergman.