LJY-Netzer members volunteer to provide a FEAST

LJY-Netzer's Sam Alston volunteers at FEAST

12 December 2016 Members of Liberal Judaism’s youth movement, LJY-Netzer, joined FEAST to cook a three-course meal for residents of a homeless shelter. As a project for Mitzvah Day and International Volunteer Day, the group prepared the meal using surplus food donated by Sainsbury’s. LJY-Netzer movement worker Sam Alston, who … Read More

Liberal Jews win major volunteering awards

6 December 2016 Liberal Judaism communities and members have won a series of volunteering awards. Simon Cooper and Rebecca Woolfe were named The Jewish News and Mitzvah Day’s Community Heroes for 2016, in a moving ceremony. Simon, who suffered from cystic fibrosis, was an ambassador for NHS Blood & Transplant, … Read More

LJY-Netzer’s Anna helps launch Mitzvah Day at Parliament

1 November 2016 LJY-Netzer’s Anna Craven helped to launch Mitzvah Day 2016, the UK’s biggest faith-based day of social action, at an event in the Houses of Parliament. Anna spoke to 20 Parliamentarians, from all sides of the political spectrum, about Liberal Judaism, our youth movement and all the incredible … Read More

Biennial – the LJY-Netzer perspective

Hannah Stephenson 23 June 2016   As the new Movement Worker for LJY-Netzer, I am very excited to be attending the Biennial Conference 2016. I have never been on a Biennial before, so I am eager to see how it runs and help create a meaningful time for the people … Read More

Young Voices: How politics looks, sounds and feels

Josh Pugh 10 June 2016 The Jewish News I think I’ve always been political. Even before I really understood parties or campaigns, I was curious about why society is the way it is. This curiosity took various forms, most notably at the age of nine, when I got into an … Read More

Pesach in pictures

25 April 2016 Members of Liberal Jewish communities around the UK came together this weekend for special services and Seders for Pesach. You can see a slideshow of the best pictures here. Many Liberal communities, as well as youth movement LJY-Netzer, held first or second night communal Seders with record … Read More

Liberal youth join March of the Living

21 April 2016 Five young Liberal Jews joined 11,000 people from around the world taking part in this year’s March of the Living. The March of the Living is an annual educational program, which brings students from all over the globe to Poland, in order to study the history of … Read More

Join LJY-Netzer’s second night Seder

10 April 2016 Liberal Judaism’s youth movement LJY-Netzer will be hosting a second night Seder on Saturday April 23 – and all young Jews are invited. Taking place from 6pm, close to Willesden Green Station, everyone is asked to bring a veggie dish to share. Participants will get to delve … Read More

LJY-Netzer announces new movement worker team

2016-2017 Movement Worker Team: Hannah Stephenson, Sam Alston & Anna Craven

4 April 2016 LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, has announced its three movement workers for the next year. Twenty one year-old Hannah Stephenson is joining the team and will work alongside Sam Alston and Anna Craven, both 23, who are staying on after a very successful first year … Read More