Monthly Archives: August 2020

ARZA August Update

As reported by the Israel Religious Action Centre “in response to the controversial Belarusian election results made public on August 18, tens of thousands of Belarusians took to the streets demanding an end to President Lukashenko’s long and anti -democratic reign. The protesters met with Government violence. Among the protesters were members of the Reform/Progressive congregation in Minsk, some of whom were arrested". A webinar has been made where we hear from Rabbi Grisha Abramovitch, from Minsk about the protests, the situation in Belarus, his congregation, and how we can act to support the protesters, working to advance democracy [...]

2020-08-28T13:38:30+10:00August 28th, 2020|Events, News|

Normalisation of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

ARZA AUSTRALIA IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNION FOR PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM, THE ASSEMBLY OF RABBIS AND CANTORS AND NETZER The Australian Reform/Progressive Zionist Association (ARZA) is joined by the Union for Progressive Judaism, the Assembly of Rabbis and Cantors and Netzer in welcoming the historic announcement of the normalisation of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. This agreement is the culmination of enormous efforts by Israel and other countries over many years. It is probably one the most significant international agreements since the peace agreements with Jordan and Egypt. The landmark deal is reported to have been brokered [...]

2020-08-18T16:36:47+10:00August 16th, 2020|News|
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