Rabbinic Kallah

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The Blue Rose Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic 24th Apr 2018

Description of Conference

In preparation to the EUPJ conference “Regeneration – Building the Future”, we are delighted to invite you to join our ERA Kallah in Prague on the 24-26 April 2018. Together, we will explore the diversity of Progressive Judaism in Europe, the new avenues in liturgy, the recent creations in life-cycle events, and the different definitions of Jewishness. On Thursday morning, we will hold the annual AGM of ERA. In order to be able to vote, one has to have paid the annual membership fees. We urge the colleagues who haven’t done so yet to do it while registering to the Kallah. For more information, please visit  http://www.eupj-ra.eu

Ticket Types & Options

Ticket Types:

  • £50, €55 and $65 per person
  • Or, select a partial ticket and choose your desired ticket options.

Ticket Options:

  • Tuesday Only
  • Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Wednesday only
  • Wednesday and Thursday
  • Thursday only

Hotel & Flights

Option 1

EUPJ have secured a number of rooms at Hotel Modrá Růže (Blue Rose Hotel)

Rytířská 16, Praha 1
CZ – 110 000 Prague
Czech Republic

Tel:       +420 224 404 127
Fax:      +420 224 226 106
Email:   hotel@hotelmodraruze.cz
Web:    www.hotelmodraruze.cz

Please email the hotel at hotel@hotelmodraruze.cz

The reference for our rates is:EUPJ

Room Rates: ERA Rabbinic Kallah

Arriving: 24/04/18

Departure: 26/04/18

Nights:  2

  • Standard single room @ €82 euros per room per night
  • Standard double/ twin room @ €92 euros per room per night
  • Standard triple room for rate @ €114 euros per room per night

Room Rates: EUPJ Conference (Blue Rose Hotel)

Arriving: 26/04/18

Departure: 29/04/18

Nights:  3

  • Standard single room for rate @ €92 euros per room, per night
  • Standard double/ twin room @ €102 euros per room, per night
  • Standard triple room for rate @ €124 euros per room, per night

The prices are in Euros and include rich buffet breakfast, VAT and local taxes.

All the rooms offer: TV, Direct phone line, Free High Speed Internet access, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, cosmetics set and minibar.

Check-in:    2:00 PM

Check-out:  11:00 AM

Cancellation policy of Hotel Modrá Růže (Blue Rose Hotel)

Cancellation5 weeks prior to arrival – no cancellation charge

Cancellation 4 weeks to 3 weeks prior to arrival – cancellation charged at 25% of the booking value of the cancelled rooms

Cancellation 3 weeks to 2 weeks prior to arrival -cancellation charge of 50 % of the booking value of the cancelled rooms

Cancellation 1 week or less prior to arrival and “No-show”- cancellation charge of the full booking value of the cancelled rooms.

Travel Information:

Arriving at the airport use bus number 119, which leaves from outside of the Arrivals Terminal to Nadrazi Veleslavin station. From there, take the metro using the same ticket to metro station Mustek, where the hotel is situated. To use public transportation, you will need  purchase a ticket for 32 CZK which you can obtain at the Public Transport Information booth at the airport or directly from the bus driver (they will charge you a little more).

Alternatively is to use the hotel transportation company. Their driver will pick you up from Prague airport  arrivals hall. The price is 690 CZK/car for 1-4 persons one way or 950 CZK/car for 5-8 persons one way, a fixed price. If you decide to use this service, please send them a confirmation email. You may pay in Czech Koruna, Euros or by credit card.

Option 2: EUPJ Conference Hotel

Prague Marriott Hotel
V Celnici 8 111 00
Praha 1 111 00
Czech Republic
Tel. +420 222 888 006

Please use the following link to book your accommodation:

Book your group rate for EUPJ Regeneration18

Prague Marriott Hotel room rates per room per night (not included in registration fee):

  • From CZK4450 for single occupancy deluxe room per night
  • From CZK4700 for double occupancy deluxe room per night

All room rates are quoted inclusive of breakfast, WIFI access, and VAT (at current rate). The rates displayed on the hotel booking site are excluding VAT at 15%.

Directions to Prague Marriott Hotel from Prague Airport and other useful travel information are contained in the following hyperlink: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/prgdt-prague-marriott-hotel/#directions

Option 3

There are numerous hotels in the Old Town, Prague, all within easy reach of the conference hotel. https://www.pragueexperience.com/accommodation/hotels.asp

 

Skeleton Programme

Tuesday 24 April:

  • 16:00 – 19:00:  Arrival & Registration, Blue Rose Hotel, Prague
  • Evening: Restaurant

Wednesday 25 April:

  • 08:30 – 09:30: Shacharit
  • 10:00 – 11:30: First session – Liturgy: Rabbi Dalia Marx
  • 11:30 – 11:45: Break
  • 11:45 – 12:45: Second session –
  • 12:45 – 14:00: Lunch
  • 14:00 – 16:00: Free time; schmoozing time
  • 16:00 – 17:30: Third session – Fifty shades of Jewishness
  • 17:30 – 17:45: Tea
  • 17:45 – 18:30: Fourth session – Life-cycle: bring your creative liturgy
  • 18:30 – 19:15: Maariv
  • 20:00 – 22:00 Event at Charles University

Thursday 26 April:

  • 08:30-09:30: Shacharit
  • 10:00 -12:30: ERA AGM
  • Lunch

FAQs

  • How can I book the EUPJ conference - Regeneration?

    Click here for more information and book the conference.

  • How can I book the post conference tours?

    Please click here to book the post conference tours. If you require more  information, please contact, Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein at agoldstein@f2s.com

  • If I can't find the answer to any questions here, who should I contact for more information?

    Celia Naval, ERA Kallah Committee – celia_naval@hotmail.com

    and/or

    Deborah Grabiner, EUPJ Administrator – administrator@eupj.org

  • How do I book and make payment for the Kallah hotel?

    Option 1

    EUPJ have secured a number of rooms at Hotel Modrá Růže (Blue Rose Hotel)

    Rytířská 16, Praha 1

    CZ – 110 000 Prague

    Czech Republic

    Tel:       +420 224 404 127

    Fax:      +420 224 226 106

    Email:   hotel@hotelmodraruze.cz

    Web:    www.hotelmodraruze.cz

     

    Please email the hotel at hotel@hotelmodraruze.cz

    The reference for our rates is:EUPJ

    Room Rates: ERA Rabbinic Kallah

    Arriving: 24/04/18

    Departure: 26/04/18

    Nights:  2

    • Standard single room @ €82 euros per room per night
    • Standard double/ twin room @ €92 euros per room per night
    • Standard triple room for rate @ €114 euros per room per night

    Room Rates: EUPJ Conference (Blue Rose Hotel)

    Arriving: 26/04/18

    Departure: 29/04/18

    Nights:  3

    • Standard single room for rate @ €92 euros per room, per night
    • Standard double/ twin room @ €102 euros per room, per night
    • Standard triple room for rate @ €124 euros per room, per night

    The prices are in Euros and include rich buffet breakfast, VAT and local taxes.

    All the rooms offer: TV, Direct phone line, Free High Speed Internet access, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, cosmetics set and minibar.

    Check-in:    2:00 PM

    Check-out:  11:00 AM

    Cancellation policy of Hotel Modrá Růže (Blue Rose Hotel)

    Cancellation5 weeks prior to arrival – no cancellation charge

    Cancellation 4 weeks to 3 weeks prior to arrival – cancellation charged at 25% of the booking value of the cancelled rooms

    Cancellation 3 weeks to 2 weeks prior to arrival -cancellation charge of 50 % of the booking value of the cancelled rooms

    Cancellation 1 week or less prior to arrival and “No-show”- cancellation charge of the full booking value of the cancelled rooms.

    Travel Information:

    Arriving at the airport use bus number 119, which leaves from outside of the Arrivals Terminal to Nadrazi Veleslavin station. From there, take the metro using the same ticket to metro station Mustek, where the hotel is situated. To use public transportation, you will need  purchase a ticket for 32 CZK which you can obtain at the Public Transport Information booth at the airport or directly from the bus driver (they will charge you a little more).

    Alternatively is to use the hotel transportation company. Their driver will pick you up from Prague airport  arrivals hall. The price is 690 CZK/car for 1-4 persons one way or 950 CZK/car for 5-8 persons one way, a fixed price. If you decide to use this service, please send them a confirmation email. You may pay in Czech Koruna, Euros or by credit card.

     

    Option 2: EUPJ Conference Hotel

    Prague Marriott Hotel

    V Celnici 8 111 00

    Praha 1 111 00

    Czech Republic

    Tel. +420 222 888 006

     

    Please use the following link to book your accommodation:

    Book your group rate for EUPJ Regeneration18

    Prague Marriott Hotel room rates per room per night (not included in registration fee):

    • From CZK4450 for single occupancy deluxe room per night
    • From CZK4700 for double occupancy deluxe room per night

    All room rates are quoted inclusive of breakfast, WIFI access, and VAT (at current rate). The rates displayed on the hotel booking site are excluding VAT at 15%.

    Directions to Prague Marriott Hotel from Prague Airport and other useful travel information are contained in the following hyperlink: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/prgdt-prague-marriott-hotel/#directions

    Option 3

    There are numerous hotels in the Old Town, Prague, all within easy reach of the conference hotel. https://www.pragueexperience.com/accommodation/hotels.asp

     

     

     

     

     

  • Is there anything else I should know?

    Yes,

    • delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel arrangements and insurance
    • Applying for their hotel accommodation using the hotel’s booking link
    • Meals are vegetarian or fish.
  • How can I let you know about my special dietary request?

    Please email us at administrator@eupj.org to let us know how we can assist you.

  • How do I travel to the conference venue?

    Delegates are asked to make their own arrangements.

    Directions to Prague Marriott Hotel from Prague Airport and other useful travel information are contained in the following hyperlink:

    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/prgdt-prague-marriott-hotel/#directions

    Directions to Blue Rose Hotel: Arriving at the airport use bus number 119, which leaves from outside of the Arrivals Terminal to Nadrazi Veleslavin station. From there, take the metro using the same ticket to metro station Mustek, where the hotel is situated. To use public transportation, you will need to  purchase a ticket for 32 CZK which you can obtain at the Public Transport Information booth at the airport or directly from the bus driver (they will charge you a little more).

    Alternatively is to use the hotel transportation company. Their driver will pick you up from Prague airport  arrivals hall. The price is 690 CZK/car for 1-4 persons one way or 950 CZK/car for 5-8 persons one way, a fixed price. If you decide to use this service, please send them a confirmation email to hotel@hotelmodraruze.cz. You may pay in Czech Koruna, Euros or by credit card.

    Useful travel websites and smart phone Apps
    www.google.co.uk/maps

    Useful smart phone Apps
    Uber click hyperlink https://www.uber.com/cities/prague

  • Can I pay for the fees in Sterling or US Dollars using Direct Bank Transfer?

    Yes. Please use the offline payment option.

    Payments in Sterling and US Dollars should be paid to EUPJ Sterling Account.

    EUPJ Bank Details:
    National Westminster Bank plc
    45 Tottenham Court Road
    London
    W1A 3AW

    Bank Sort Code: 56-00-31
    Account Name: European Union for Progressive Judaism
    Account Number: 63392739
    IBAN Bank Identifier Code: NWBK GB 21
    International Bank A/c No (Sterling Account):   GB30NWBK56003163392739
    Your reference: Your Last Name/First Name Initial/Prague 2018
    Example: Grabiner/D/Prague 2018

  • Can I pay for the fees in Euros using Direct Bank Transfer?

    Yes. Please use the offline payment option.

    Payments in Euros should be paid to EUPJ Euro Account.

    EUPJ Bank Details:
    National Westminster Bank plc
    PO Box 3AW
    104 Tottenham Court Road
    London W1A 3AW

    Account Number: 550/00/40195228
    IBAN: GB05NWBK 6072 1440 1952 28
    Swift: BIC: NWBK GB 2L
    Account Name: European Union for Progressive Judaism
    Your reference: Your Last Name/First Name Initial/Prague 2018
    Example: Grabiner/D/Prague 2018

  • How do I pay for the registration fees?

    We accept credit and debit cards payments using PayPal.

    Our online registration system will take you to a secure payment page. Please follow the instructions online.

  • Can I invite a guest/partner to join me for the social elements of the Kallah?

    No. This event, arranged by ERA (EUPJ’s European Rabbinic Assembly), is for all Rabbis whose title is recognised by WUPJ standards only.

  • Can I organise home hospitality?

    Can you offer room(s) for home hospitality? We would love to hear from you if you are prepared to offer a room(s) in your home for one of the delegates. Please email: administrator@eupj.org  with the details. Please let us know your address, room details (single/double), use of private or shared bathroom. Available dates. Your details will only be made available on request. The arrangements will not be covered by EUPJ’s terms and conditions and must be agreed in writing between you and the EUPJ delegate.

    Yes. On request we will facilitate this option. Please complete the registration form with your arrival and departure date so that we can try to match your request with any others. If this request is impossible for us to match, we will try to match you with a room share.

  • Can I organise a room share at the conference hotel?

    Yes. On request we will facilitate this option. Please complete the registration form with your arrival and departure date options so that we can try to match your request with any others.

  • Are there any other accommodation options locally?

    Yes. There are numerous hotels in the Old Town, Prague, all within easy reach of the conference hotel.

    Refer https://www.pragueexperience.com/accommodation/hotels.asp

    Please make your own arrangements using one of the online booking agents.

Terms & Conditions

    1. The Agreement

      1.1 The agreement for your booking is formed when EUPJ receives part or all of the payment required (if any) to attend the event named on the registration form (the ”Event“) and when EUPJ has sent you written confirmation via email (the “Confirmation”) of registration of your place at the event.
      1.2 This agreement binds you and all delegates (the “Delegate”) named on your registration application. It is your responsibility to ensure that all delegates for whom you are booking are aware of, and accept these terms. This agreement continues until the last of your delegates has left the venue where the Event is held (the “Venue”).

    2. Bookings

      2.1.All registrations are taken on these terms and conditions only.
      2.2 Registration applications are processed on a “first come, first served” basis (by received time and date). From time to time a waiting list may be operated.
      2.3 Bookings for the Event must be made through the EUPJ website www.eupj.org and accompanied by full payment.
      2.4 Bookings close at 17.00 (GMT) on 12 April 2018. Please make direct enquiry to administrator@eupj.org if you wish to apply for a place after this date.
      2.5 All bookings must be paid for in full by Monday 16 April 2018.
      2.6 Your payment to EUPJ will cover the following:

      Full Rate: the full Event programme, excluding travel to the event, hotel accommodation,  breakfast, evening meals and travel insurance.

    3. The Cost

      3.1 The price of registration (the “Price”) is subject to review and availability and may change between the time it is first advertised and the time when you book. The amount you have paid for your attendance at the Event will be shown on the Confirmation. This applies to a delegate and to a non-delegate partner or guest of a delegate
      3.2 A limited number of subsidies are available from EUPJ towards the cost of travel, hotel and fees for the Event, and can be applied for to a maximum of £275 or €300 per person. An application should be made by email to administrator@eupj.org and will be referred for decision to be made in his absolute discretion by the Honorary Treasurer of EUPJ whose decision shall be final.
      3.3 You must separately arrange, book and pay for the following, not through EUPJ:

      1. Your travel arrangements to the Event.
      2. Your hotel accommodation with the hotel you select.
      3. Your transport to and from your hotel.
      4. Transport to and from the Venue(s) unless included in the Event.
      5. Any ‘extras’ you incur at your hotel e.g., gratuities, drinks, room service, laundry etc.
      6. Any car parking charges at the Venue
      7. Your insurance e.g., cancellation insurance for cost of travel to the Event, property loss, medical expenses. (See also paragraph 9 below)
    4. Hotel accommodation

      4.1 The hotel that you or any non-delegate partner or guest of a delegate select and require, must be booked and made by you or any non-delegate partner or guest with the hotel directly. Please refer to Frequently Asked Questions  for more details.
      4.2 EUPJ is not responsible for your hotel reservation and confirmation. Such reservation and confirmation will be subject to the hotel’s own terms and conditions which you should obtain from the hotel directly.
      4.3 You must vacate your hotel room by the checkout time notified by the hotel for your day of departure.
      4.4 A non-delegate partner or guest of a delegate, who is not registering to attend the Event as a delegate, is not entitled to any of the meals or other food and beverage at the Event unless they have registered online for the Event as a Day Rate Delegate. See Terms and Conditions paragraphs 2.6 and 3.1.
      4.6 EUPJ accepts no responsibility or liability for any illness, damage or personal injury caused to a delegate or non-delegate partner or guest of a delegate staying at a hotel.

    5. Dietary or Access Requirements

      5.1 All catering at the Event will be either vegetarian or fish.
      5.2 Special requirements must be notified at the time of your registration such as:

      • Special Dietary Requirements
      • Access Needs
    6. Workshops and Optional Events

      6.1 All workshops, seminars and optional events at the Event are advertised in good faith but circumstances beyond EUPJ’s control may result in amendments or cancellations when EUPJ will endeavour to give as much notice as reasonably possible. EUPJ shall have no liability for any amendment or cancellation made to any proceedings at the Event.
      6.2 Where spaces are limited, all workshops, seminars and optional events are offered on a first come, first served basis.
      6.3 All speakers at the event are attending on their own behalf and EUPJ is not liable for anything they say or do.

    7. Conduct

      It is a condition of registration that behaviour as a participant will not bring EUPJ into disrepute. This includes settling any “extras” you incur with the hotel on departure.

    8. Privacy

      8.1 Personal information given by you will be handled by EUPJ in accordance with UK Data Protection Act 1998.
      8.2 EUPJ will only pass your name and any other personal data to a third party service provider (such as caterers or security) as may be required by them to comply with reservation, safety and security policies and procedures.
      8.3 EUPJ will publish a delegate list (consisting of delegate name and email address) which will be distributed to all delegates attending the Event. If you do NOT want your name to be published on the list, please tick the box on your online registration application.
      8.4 EUPJ will use your email address to acknowledge your registration application electronically. EUPJ will also keep you informed about future events and add your details to its Newsletter distribution list. If you do NOT wish to be sent further emails, other than those relating to the Event, please email administrator@eupj.org .
      8.6 EUPJ, its agents and other participants may take photos, audio or video recordings at the event which may be used for marketing, promotional or educational activities. EUPJ does not accept responsibility, if contrary to your wishes, you appear on audio or video recordings or in photographs. It is your responsibility to ensure that if you see that you are being recorded, you notify the person doing the recording, if you wish to request any limit on the use of such recording.

    9. Cancellation

      9.1 You may cancel your registration for attendance at the Event by notifying EUPJ in writing or by email to administrator@eupj.org . However, a fee will be charged as follows:

      Date notice of cancellation received by EUPJ Cancellation fee per cancelling participant
      37 or more days prior to the

      commencement of the Event

      £ 30 (€35/$40)
      36 to 20 days prior to the

      commencement of the Event

      £ 50 (€57.50/$67.50)
      Less than 20 days prior to the

      commencement of the Event

      The full price of the participant for the Event

9.2 Instead of cancelling, you may send an alternative delegate, without incurring additional fees. You must inform EUPJ at administrator@eupj.org and provide all the substitute person’s contact details no later than ten full days before commencement of the Event. Any required alterations to travel and hotel booking arrangements must be made by the delegate directly with the travel providers and hotel (not through EUPJ) in accordance with the terms and conditions of such providers and the hotel.

9.3 Any refunds agreed by EUPJ will be processed and paid within 60 days after the end of the Event. EUPJ is unable to make any refunds before the Event.

9.4 EUPJ reserves the right to cancel the Event or vary any part of the Event at its discretion. If the Event is cancelled the maximum liability of EUPJ is the return of any money paid by a delegate or by a non-delegate partner or guest of a delegate to EUPJ. Your own travel insurance needs to cover any other costs which you might incur if the Event is cancelled.

9.5 EUPJ will not be liable for any failure or delay in the delivery of the Event or any element of it which is caused by the failure of the Venue to deliver its services, any act of God, workers’ action, or any other circumstance beyond EUPJ’s control.

9.6 The Event is intended for individuals who are members of or who represent organisations which are, in turn, Constituent Members or Associated Members of the EUPJ or of the WUPJ and its affiliates or any other person whom the Management Committee of EUPJ (in its discretion) (“ManCom”) considers to be in sympathy with the mission and objectives of the EUPJ. The Event may also be attended by any other person specifically invited or permitted to attend by the ManCom of EUPJ. Accordingly, the EUPJ reserves the right to refuse to accept the registration of any Delegate or other person seeking to register to attend the Event or to cancel the registration of any such Delegate and/or person if ManCom, in its sole and absolute discretion, believes that such a person does not meet the above criteria or for any other reason which ManCom considers reasonable in the circumstances. Should EUPJ exercise any of its rights referred to in this paragraph 9.6, then the provisions of paragraph 9.4 above shall apply, mutatis mutandis, in respect of any liability of EUPJ to any Delegate or non-Delegate partner or guest of a Delegate.

  1. General

    10.1 You accept that neither EUPJ nor any person involved in the Event shall have any liability to you for any injury, loss or damage, including as a result of negligence, suffered by you or other participant during the Event, other than for death or personal injury caused by negligence.
    10.2 These are the only terms and conditions which apply to you and EUPJ relating to the Event and supersede all other understandings.
    10.3 No third party may rely upon these terms and conditions.
    10.4 These terms and conditions are governed by English law.

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