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Rio's ARI community: empowering Latin America, inspiring the world

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Thursday, 31 July 2014

For the first time in its history, the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) International Convention will be held in a Latin American country. Connections 2015 will take place May 13-16 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The host congregation will be the Associação Religiosa Israelita (ARI).

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Remembering the First World War

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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Next Monday Bevis Marks Synagogue will host the Jewish community's commemoration marking 100 years since the start of the First World War. Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner will represent the Movement at the event. Rabbi Sybil Sheridan, Chair of the Assembly of Rabbis, will represent Reform Judaism at the commemoration event at Westminster Abbey.

A number of synagogues will also host events. For details, please contact the synagogue directly. A full list of our communities can be found here.

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The WUPJ and Beit Shmuel launch Operation Quiet Night

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Thursday, 31 July 2014

The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) and Beit Shmuel, the WUPJ's headquarters in Jerusalem, announce the creation of Operation Quiet Night, which will provide a degree of comfort to families in the south that have been displaced by the incessant rocket fire.

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Leo Baeck College ordains three rabbis from three countries

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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Leo Baeck College held its annual ordination ceremony on Sunday 6 July. The service, at which three new rabbis from the College were ordained, was held for the first time at Edgware & District Reform Synagogue and witnessed by a packed congregation.

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