Online Music Library to launch at Day of Celebration

11 April 2017 The Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) Online Music Library will launch at the Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration, on Sunday June 11, giving LJ members access to hundreds of songs. The library is thanks to the tireless work of Ruth Colin, who took over the NPLS … Read More

Join us for morning prayers on Monday (27 Feb)

17 February 2017 Liberal Judaism will hold its second monthly Monday morning services and Tuesday lunchtime study sessions for its staff, members and friends this Monday (27 Feb). The service will take place at 17 Lyonsdown Avenue, EN5 1DU due to the unexpected closure of the Montagu Centre after a … Read More

Talking sex at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue - LJS

29 December 2016 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) will host ‘Judaism and the Sex Question’, five sessions to liven up your winter Tuesday evenings. The sessions are open to all and will run every Tuesday night at 7.45pm, from 10 January until 7 February, 2017. Rabbi René Pfertzel said: “The … Read More

How your religion school can enter the LAFTAs

4 October 2016 Every two years, at the Day of Celebration, Liberal Judaism’s religion schools take part in a short film competition. The LAFTAs (Liberal Academy for Film and Torah Awards), see our youth make films, of a few minutes long, on a Jewish topic. They are then judged on … Read More

Join the Human Rights Shabbat Programme

2 October 2016 A dozen Liberal communities have already signed up to take part in the René Cassin Human Rights Shabbat Programme for 5777. René Cassin – a charity working to promote and protect universal human rights, drawing on Jewish experience and values – has run the project for the … Read More

Sign up for pluralist Jewish adult learning course

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31 August 2016 The Lyons Learning Project and Liberal Judaism have teamed up to offer a new two-year Jewish adult learning course. The Melton Programme is one of the most important pluralist adult Jewish offerings in the world, with learning taking place in the heart of London. Students will have … Read More

A special KT celebration at Northwood

21 March 2016 Pictures by Phil Stone A class of 11 teenagers celebrated their Kabbalat Torah at Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) this Shabbat. The youth – three of whom are fourth generation Liberal Jews – took part in the Kabbalat Torah ceremony, which was the culmination of a … Read More

‘The best Jewish schools are open, inclusive and modern’

Rabbi Charley Baginsky on ITV News

18 February 2016 Rabbi Charley Baginsky appeared on the six o’clock ITV News on 17 February speaking about Jewish education. She was responding to the report released earlier that day, by the schools’ watchdog Ofsted, which criticised an ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys’ school, where pupils believe the role of women is … Read More

An amazing and engaging way to educate the young

Simon Rothstein 15 October 2015 Simon Rothstein is editor of LJ Today Like any parent with young children, I don’t know where to begin when it comes to teaching them about the Holocaust. How can you explain such horror and evil on such a huge scale? How do you try … Read More