Highly successful 36th biennial conference Being the Difference ends with a renewed commitment to Tikkun Olam
Thursday, May 09, 2013
The World Union for Progressive Judaism held its 36th biennial convention – Connections 2013-Being the Difference – at Mercaz Shimshon/Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem, the global headquarters of the World Union. The organizing committee was co-chaired by Daniel Chinn (Israel), Gordon Smith (UK), and Sharene Hambur (Australia), with direction from World Union Chief Operating Officer Shai Pinto assisted by staffer Noga Hatkevich. more...
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, URJ President, delivered a powerful keynote address where he declared Tikkun Olam, social justice action, is the key to engaging the next generation of Progressive Jews. more...
Friday, May 03, 2013
Rabbi David Gelfand presented Ruth Messinger with the WUPJ International Humanitarian Award. Emphasizing the Conference theme Being the Difference in her keynote address, Ms. Messinger gave powerful examples of individuals and organizations supported by her organization, American Jewish World Service. more...
|Thursday, May 02, 2013||Connections 2013 opens with a flourish!|
|Thursday, April 25, 2013||We're almost there, but you can still “Be The Difference” at CONNECTIONS 2013|
|Thursday, April 11, 2013||Inspiring and Different program lined up for “Connections 2013 – Being the Difference”|
|Thursday, March 21, 2013||Many languages – one people at Connections 2013|
|Thursday, March 14, 2013||Papal Greetings|
|Thursday, March 14, 2013||WUPJ volunteers honored at Festive Celebration|
|Thursday, February 28, 2013||Be inspired by Tikkun Olam projects that Are the Difference at Connections 2013|
|Thursday, February 21, 2013||World Union Statement on Argentinean Congress Memorandum of Understanding|
|Thursday, February 14, 2013||Falling in love with Jerusalem during Connections 2013|