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The Union for Reform Judaism for Latin America is the regional chapter of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, the most developed Jewish movement in the world that focuses its practices on the Jewish tradition, on respect for human rights, pluralism, equality and inclusion.

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Reform' Archive

Back to Egypt to recover freedom

Towards the end of the Twentieth Century, American progressive began to take creative paths to recover the family and communitarian experience of the Passover Seder that had been neglected from the lives of most Jews.

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With your help, we can make a better world

Your contribution to the UJR-Am-Lat allows us to expand our community network and reach more interested in an inclusive, equalitarian Judaism, rooted in the traditions but looking toward the present and the new generations.

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WHAT DO WE DO?

News from the UJR-AmLat

Find out everything that happens in the communities and institutions making up the Union for Reform Judaism in Latin America network

April 5 2019

30 years of WOW Nashot HaKotel

WOW can mean something amazing as well as the act of resilience. The two meanings apply perfectly to the mission of Women of the Wall (WOW).

March 27 2019

New communities - CIPAPI

The UJR-AmLat was approved the affiliation of the Congregação Israelita Capixaba (CIPAPI) to the regional reform movement

March 7 2019

Institute - 30 plus students!

The second academic year of the IIFRR begins and there are already more than 30 students who are looking for a reformist formation.

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We grow together

The UJR-AmLat is the regional arm of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, the most global widespread Jewish movement on the planet. You and your community can join us.

WUPJ in numbers



45 countries with progressive congregations
1.800.000 people affiliated to regional movements of the WUPJ worldwide
1.200 reformist congregations around the world;
16.000 Netzer Olami´s participants, the youth movement of the WUPJ
45.000 families benefited through the pluralistic program of Jewish Studies in schools
70.000 people participating in educational and cultural programs at the Mercaz Shimshon / Beit Shmuel in Jerusalem.

WHAT DO WE THINK?

Articles, reflections and statements

Study and teach, learn and pass on: Jewish life and community construction make focus on the text, the word and the debate from generation to generation.

Rabbis’ and new Jewish leaders’ education and training

REFORM Institute

The UJR-AmLat together with Judaica Foundation and Mishkan Jewish Spirituality Center, launch this project that will allow the growth of inclusive communities to generate receptive frameworks that will guarantee the future of Ibero-American Judaism for the next generations.

LEARNING MODALITIES

Regional meetings, face-to-face courses, distance study and field work.

TEACHING TEAM

Composed of reform rabbis of our region and academicians of the Jewish world.

INTENSIVE SEMINARS

To complete rabbinical studies visiting reform communities in Israel.

AMERICA AND EUROPE

The Institute already has students from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Mexico.

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Future Event

Buenos Aires 2020

Buenos Aires, CABA, Argentina

Falta un año para el 7mo Encuentro de la Unión del Judaísmo Reformista de América Latina. Reserva la fecha en tu calendario. El movimiento progresista regional tiene cita para reforzar lazos, celebrar logros, repasar el presente y pensar, entre todos, los objetivos que guíen el camino hacia el futuro del judaísmo reformista latinoamericano.

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