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Our Mission

Vancouver President Sylvia Friedman protests the Sheikh Jarrah Settlement

UJPO member Sylvia Friedman at Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem

The United Jewish People’s Order (UJPO)

A non-partisan, independent, socialist-oriented, secular cultural and educational organization with branches in Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver, and members in Montreal and other Canadian centres.

  • Develops and perpetuates a progressive secular approach on social and cultural matters, our Jewish heritage, the Yiddish language, and holiday and festival celebrations.

  • Sponsors secular Jewish education, musical and cultural groups, concerts, lectures, public forums.

  • Takes part in social action and related community activities.