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By Ilan Cohn, Director of HIAS Europe Igor Chubaryov’s grandparents fled from pogroms. His parents left Ukraine with other Jews after the Nazis attacked. When he was 24 years old, he escaped Russian persecution and resettled in New York. Now Chubaryov helps fellow refugees as…

The European Commission (EC) and UNESCO, as well as Twitter and the World Jewish Congress (WJC), are joining forces to raise awareness about conspiracy theories online. As part of this initiative, a new series of infographics has been published to support citizens. The infographics provide…

The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) mourns the passing of our dedicated leader, long-time supporter, and dear friend, Paula Edelstein, Z”L, following a long and brave battle with illness. Paula was an advocate and pioneer for Reform Judaism, serving on the boards of many influential...

As the gap year program of Netzer Olami and the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Shnat Netzer brings post-high school young adults from our global movement to Israel for a transformative experience. Starting February 2021, our three-part program offers participants the opportunities to: • Discover Israel in Jerusalem through touring and...

(New York and Jerusalem) – The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) is proud to announce the appointment of Argentinian-born politician, social activist, and community leader Rabbi Sergio Bergman as its new President. Rabbi Bergman will officially take over this position on June 1, 2020, transitioning from…