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World Zionist Conference for Australians

The 38th World Zionist Congress will convene from 20 - 22 October 2020 for the first time in its history, virtually. ARZENU (the World ARZA roof body) and the World Union for Progressive Judaism will be represented by a strong delegation from around the world including Australia. There are 3 elements I would like to bring to your attention. 1. ARZENU, the ARZA world roof body has put together a PRE CONGRESS PROGRAM FOR ALL TO SEE, which starts on Sunday October 11 and finishes on Monday October 19 Here is the link to view the outline of the program, [...]

2020-10-13T14:52:23+11:00October 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Minutes of the ARZA AGM – 8 November 2019

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Reform Zionist Association Inc. (ARZA) held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday 8 November 2019 at the Ibis Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia.   Attendance: List attached  Apologies: S. Kaminsky; P. Levy; B. Simon; C. Granek  Adoption of the minutes of the AGM held on Thursday 15 November 2018.  Moved, N. Kochen, Seconded D. Knoll. Approved.  Matters arising: None.  President’s Report: S. Denenberg reported the following: “Good afternoon. Special welcome to Andrew Keene and members of the current ARZA Executive, including Joanne, Helen, Tony, Nancye, Sefi and David. Special thanks to Andrew for [...]

2020-10-01T22:12:19+10:00November 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Highlights from the 2018 UPJ Biennial

The UPJ Biennial, held in Melbourne, Australia on 15-18 November, hosted more than 220 attendees from around the UPJ region (which covers Australia, New Zealand, and Asia), with additional representatives from the UK, Israel, and the USA. The program, themed “Making Progress” and furthering the work begun at our previous Biennial with Dr. Ron Wolfson, featured Rabbi Dr. Lawrence A Hoffman as the scholar-in-residence. Rabbi Larry led inspiring plenary sessions titled “How We Pray is Who We Are: The Message of the Prayer Book“ and “Returning Home: Mission Driven but Sh’ma Inspired“, and workshops allowed participants to focus on specific [...]

2018-12-13T12:12:29+11:00December 13th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|
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