Worte zum neuen jüdischen Jahr 5777

„Vielfalt zu stärken, damit jüdisches Leben in Deutschland eine Zukunft hat“ Worte zum neuen jüdischen Jahr 5777, 2./3. Oktober 2016 Wir Juden haben allen Grund, zuversichtlich in das neue Jahr 5777 zu blicken: In den letzten zehn Jahren hat sich in Deutschland eine jüdische Zivilgesellschaft ausgebildet, die weit über althergebrachte Strukturen hinausreicht und wichtige religiöse, […]

Moscow training programme opened

Last week, representatives of the Abraham Geiger College met with the first class of our Moscow training program jointly sponsored and supported by the college and the World Union for Progressive Judaism, the University of Potsdam and the State Russian University for the Arts and Humanities. Read the full story here: World Union for Progressive […]

Gemeinsam leben:

Jüdisches Abraham Geiger Kolleg kooperiert mit Islamischer und Christlicher Theologie Das Institut für Islamische Theologie Osnabrück, die Kirchliche Hochschule Wuppertal/Bethel und das Abraham Geiger Kolleg an der Universität Potsdam kooperieren künftig in der Ausbildung des geistlichen Nachwuchses.

Bavarian State Library and Berlin Central and Regional Library Restitute Books

On 9 December, the Bavarian State Library and the Berlin Central and Regional Library presented four works to the Abraham Geiger College at the University of Potsdam. These books originated from the library of the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums (Higher Institute for the Science of Judaism). The framework for this occasion was offered […]

German Chancellor Receives Abraham Geiger Award

On December 2, Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the Abraham Geiger Prize for her efforts in support of fundamental democratic values and the freedom of religion. The jury praised the Chancellor’s “unshakeable solidarity” in spite of increasing anti-Semitism in Germany and Europe. Refugees in Germany must unlearn the anti-Semitism fed to them in their […]

Musical Shabbat in Warsaw

Shabbat Va’era: On January 9th, cantorial student Svetlana Kundish officiated at the double bar mitzvah of Asaf and Beniamin at Warsaw’s progressive synagogue Ec Chaim together with Rabbi Stas Wojchiechowicz, accompanied on organ by Prof. Ralph Selig. The evening before, Warsaw’s progressive synagogue was packed when Svetlana chanted the blessings. Among the guests of honor […]

In the Footsteps of Rabbi Regina Jonas

The Abraham Geiger College explored the impact of women on religious life over the past 80 years This winter, the Abraham Geiger College and the School of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam marked the 80th anniversary of Rabbi Regina Jonas’ ordination in 1935 with an international conference, “The Role of Women’s Leadership in […]

EUPJ President’s Message

  Leslie Bergman in the EUPJ-Newsletter about the Abraham Geiger Award Winner 2015: “Angela Merkel is a great political leader. And I felt happy that she was being honoured by Jews, and in particular, by an institution of European Progressive Judaism.” You can read the full message here.

Abraham-Geiger-Preis 2015

Videoausschnitt der Rede der Bundeskanzlerin Ausschnitte aus der Rede der Bundeskanzlerin finden sie auf der Facebookseite der Bundesregierung.

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