End of Term Concert of Our Cantorial Program

The Students Recital on July 16 marked also the graduation of our cantorial student Svetlana Kundish who had just passed her final exams. Under the artistic direction of Cantor Israel Goldstein (New York) and Cantor Prof. Dr. Eliyahu Schleifer (Jerusalem), our students performed music of the synagogue, accompanied by Naaman Wagner. Together with teachers, alumni […]

Multireligious Service on the Eve of Berlin’s Christopher Street Day

In a multireligious service on the eve of Berlin’s Christopher Street Parade, June 21st,  Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City, delivered the sermon in presence of the Governing Mayor of Berlin  ‒ she spoke from the same pulpit that Martin Luther King ascended in 1964 when he came to […]

Rabbi Walter Homolka New Chairman of the German Progressive Movement

On 30 July, 2017 the 23rd general assembly of the Union of Progressive Jews in Germany in Bonn has elected a new board with Rabbi Professor Walter Homolka as chairman.  Rabbi Homolka  (born1964) is rector of the Abraham Geiger College and a professor of Jewish theology at the University of Potsdam. He also serves as […]