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Sonja Guentner, Chair of the European Union for Progressive Judaism – EUPJ, today received the prestigious Israel Jacobson Jubilee Plaque from the Union of Progressive Jews in Germany. The award came in recognition of her immense achievements to rebuild Progressive Judaism in Germany and throughout…

In Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, Visits with Ukraine Crisis Fund Beneficiaries, and Talks to Ensure Vitality of Region’s Progressive Jewish Communities April 12, 2022 – Rabbi Sergio Bergman, President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, will visit Germany, Poland and the Czech…

The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) is urging its 1.8 million members around the globe to add a beetroot to their Seder plate this Passover to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Ukraine’s most famous national food is borscht, for which the main…

The Ark Synagogue, in the UK, will be holding a Concert in Aid of Ukraine on Saturday 2 April. All money raised will go to help and support The Ark’s twin communities in Ukraine: Teiva Congregation, Lviv, and the Lutsk Jewish Community – both members…

We welcome donations to the WUPJ/EUPJ Ukraine Emergency Support Fund here. The application of WUPJ’s Ukraine Crisis Fund will be made in direct aid and support of the WUPJ / EUPJ Ukraine Emergency Support programme, which executive committee is chaired by Carole Sterling, WUPJ Chair,…

By Rabbi Nathan Alfred, WUPJ Head of International Development and Community Building In a moving graduation ceremony this past weekend, twenty-six students from EUPJ communities in fourteen countries graduated from Baalei Tefillah Europe 2021, a pioneering programme, taught by Rabbi Nathan Alfred, that trains lay…