Jewish community in Magdeburg
The Union of Progressive Jews in Germany was founded in 1997 to:
To represent the progressive congregations and communities in the German-speaking area as a religious community to the outside world
To protect the fundamental tenets of Judaism and to promote engagement with Jewish tradition in harmony with modernity
To promote the emergence and cooperation of progressive Jewish communities in the German-speaking area
To awaken an active interest in progressive Judaism among those previously distant from religious life
To represent the members to the World Union for Progressive Judaism – WUPJ, which is the world’s largest Jewish religious organization uniting communities in 46 countries with 1.6 million members, and to promote cooperation with the progressive world Jewish community.