RJ Insider's Guide to World Jewish Travel


In partnership with the World Union for Progressive Judaism, we are pleased to offer you this inaugural guide, which reveals fascinating differences and similarities in Reform communities throughout the globe and gives you the inside track on connecting up with your Jewish family worldwide.

Defying Extinction
by Paul Liptz
The wonders of rebirth in Poland, the FSU, the Czech Republic, & Germany.

St. Petersburg: Treated Like a Queen
by Gail Glezerman Sherman
How I turned vacation into an enduring experience of Jewish connectedness.

You're Never Alone When You Say You're a Jew
by Gary Bretton-Granatoor
How to connect with your Reform "cousins" worldwide.

Vienna: Searching for Roots, Finding My Mission
by Cindy R. Kandel
I ventured in search of my ancestors and came away with a sacred mission.

Johannesburg: Culture & Community
interview with Robert Jacobs
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

The Top World Nations with Jewish Populations & Their Reform Congregations
various sources
Top 43 list of nations with the highest Jewish populations

Singapore: Culture & Community
interview with Lennard Thal
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

Budapest: Culture & Community
interview with Erika Siegfried-Tompson
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

Moscow: Culture & Community
interview with Leonid Bimbat
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

San Juan: Culture & Community
interview with Harry A. and Barbara Tasch Ezratty
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

Rio de Janerio: Culture & Community
interview with Raul Cesar Gottlieb
Tourism tips, culinary delights, history, Jewish community life...

Global News
compiled from WUPJ reports
Reform/Progressive/Modern/Liberal accomplishments worldwide.

Union for Reform Judaism.