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World Union for Progressive Judaism: Facing Our Jewish Future Together (May 18 - 22)

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7 Sivan 5781

All Day for 4 DaysOnline (Note: many sessions will be recorded and available to stream on demand)

Connections is the World Union for Progressive Judaism’s international conference, offering dynamic opportunities to learn, explore and engage in the diversity of the Progressive Jewish family. This year’s first-ever virtual Connections conference, Facing our Jewish Future Together, offers an unparalleled online program with presentations and events from around the globe. Come learn, pray, sing and celebrate!

Together, participants will share values and voices as a force for change, as well as explore ways to bring light to our communities and leaders as sources of strength in times of challenge or prosperity. And most of all, attendees will celebrate being together as Reform Jews from around the world.

The event schedule is designed to reach audiences across the Americas, FSU, South Africa, Europe, Israel and Australasia with opportunities to join sessions and build connections with individuals from across the globe. Every attendee can customize their own experience, including the following content (and much more!):

  • Hear from inspiring speakers and movement leaders from around the world
  • Share ideas with others about the issues you care about, including Reform Zionism, politics, education, diversity and inclusion, anti-Semitism, and tikkun olam/social justice
  • Travel (virtually) to Jewish communities around the world
  • Create Jewishly with inspirational recreational activities
  • Find meaning and spirituality on Shabbat in Kabbalat Shabbat and Shacharit morning services, Jewish text study, song sessions and Havdalah

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Congregation Beth Am is not only affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) serving congregations in North America, but is also part of a worldwide movement of progressive Jewish congregations — the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ).

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