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Assembly of Rabbis and Cantors (ARC)

The Assembly of Rabbis and Cantors of Australia, New Zealand and Asia (ARC), formerly known as “the Moetzah”, maintains religious standards and ensures we respond effectively and appropriately to contemporary social and religious issues. The Progressive rabbis in our region share a commitment to creating consistent, meaningful religious practice. The rabbis of the Moetzah also provide support to congregations in the region without a rabbi.

The UPJ provides support to the Moetzah and its members and fosters a positive and respectful relationship between them and the leaders of our communities and congregations.  It provides loans and grants to people accepted in approved institutions for training as rabbis, cantors and communal professionals.

Rabbi Allison RH Conyer

ARC Chair

Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue

Rabbi Kim Ettlinger

Temple David, Perth, Western Australia

Rabbi Rafi Kaiserblueth

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

Rabbi Martha Bergadine

ARC Secretary

United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong

Rabbi Adi Cohen

Temple Shalom, Gold Coast, Queensland

Rabbi Moshe Givental

North Shore Temple Emanuel, Chatswood, New South Wales

Rabbi Esther Jilovsky PhD

Temple Sinai, Wellington, New Zealand

Rabbi Jeffrey B Kamins OAM

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black

Rabbi Aviva Kipen

Progressive Judaism Victoria

Cantor Michel Laloum

Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda, Victoria

Rabbi Richard Lampert

North Shore Temple Emanuel, Chatswood, New South Wales

Rabbi John Levi AC PhD

Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda, Victoria

Rabbi George Mordecai

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

Rabbi Fred Morgan AM

Temple Beth Israel, St Kilda, Victoria

Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio

ARC Vice-Chair

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

Rabbi Nicole Roberts

North Shore Temple Emanuel, Chatswood, New South Wales

Rabbi Gary J Robuck

Director of Education, ACT Jewish Community; Rabbi of ACTJC Progressive Congregation

Rabbi Dean Shapiro

Beth Shalom, Auckland, New Zealand

Rabbi Dr Orna Triguboff

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

Rabbi Stanton Zamek

United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong

Rabbi Sam Zwarenstein

ARC Treasurer

Emanuel Synagogue, Woollahra, New South Wales

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