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Netzer Winter Camp in KZN

Exploring mind, body and soul at Netzer SA Winter Camp Chakirah. Kathryn Henning, Netzer SA National Rosh Chinuch Pennington Beach, Durban. 1-9 July 2013.What a wonderful camp filled with laugher, smiling and growing! We had such a blast learning about all the cool things in Netzer, and actually getting down to the fun stuff. Here’s […]

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Jews prominent in KZN interfaith council

THE Durban Progressive Jewish community plays a prominent role in a provincial interfaith council, whose mission is to improve service delivery to the poor. The KwaZulu Natal Inter-Religious Council, launched in October 2007, began when Premier Sbusiso Ndebele invited the province’s religious leaders to join a partnership to redress social ills such as poverty, unemployment, […]

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Netzer get creative in a busy winter

TWO British youngsters who recently finished high school, have embarked on a round-the-world trip to visit branches of the youth movement Netzer, and aim to join South African Netzer at their December youth camps in Cape Town. J.J. Silverman and Dan Raanan, youth leaders in Britain’s Reform movement, have embarked on a six-month journey to […]

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Israeli Progressive Union faces crisis

THE World Union for Progressive Judaism has called for emergency funding to help the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), which has been hard hit by the current global economic downturn and devalued US dollar, forcing it to make massive staff cutbacks. Reform synagogues, seminaries and rabbinic organizations in the US and Canada have joined […]

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