David Jacobi scholarship launched at Finchley concert

12 March 2018 A very special concert was held at Finchley Progressive Synagogue to remember David Jacobi and launch a scholarship in his name. The event was organised by David’s father, Rabbi Harry Jacobi, and siblings Rabbis Dr Margaret and Richard Jacobi (all pictured above enjoying the concert). All music … Read More

Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel meets school Torah Team

7 March 2018 Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel paid a special visit to Mosaic Jewish Primary School, a thriving cross-communal school in South London. René, who is rabbi at Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS), was a guest of acting head Nerissa Bear and Judy Thwaites, an associate governor, founding steering … Read More

Find out more about Progressive life in Israel

5 March 2018 Liberal Judaism is part of a special online initiative that will see speakers from varied fields and institutions sharing perspectives and stories about Progressive life in Israel. ‘Israel at 70: Conversations on Progressive Israel’ will see a series of sessions taking place each Wednesday at 7.30pm via … Read More

Kehillah and NPLS appoint Cantor Tamara Wolfson

Cantor Tamara Wolfson

2 March 2018 Cantor Tamara Wolfson has been appointed as the new part-time spiritual leader of Kehillah North London and part-time cantor of Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS). New Yorker Tamara was brought up with a passion for Progressive Judaism. She graduated from American Jewish University in Los Angeles, … Read More

LJS to host special charity music evening in March

2 March 2018 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) will be hosting ‘An Evening of Song and Opera’ on Thursday 22 March to raise funds for two great causes. Royal Academy of Music students will present a varied programme ranging from the much loved songs of Schubert and Schumann to the … Read More

Join us to taste vodka and find out its secret Jewish history

28 February 2018 Liberal Judaism’s special Montagu Nights series of events continues with The Secret Jewish History of Vodka. Taking place at the Montagu Centre, London, from 7pm on Wednesday 21 March, the evening will be hosted by Richard Verber, the Head of External Affairs at World Jewish Relief. You … Read More

Join our summer Birthright Israel Progressive trip

26 February 2018 Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism have teamed up to host a Birthright Israel Progressive trip this summer. Taking place from 28 August – 6 September, the trip is a gift from Taglit Birthright and is FREE for all 19-26 year-olds who have not been on an organised … Read More

Jewish Museum brings special memories to Northwood

26 February 2018 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS), in partnership with Jewish Care, hosted a very special visit from the Jewish Museum as part of its ‘Memory Matters’ club. The museum ran a workshop showing objects and images from its collection, which depict the history and heritage of Jews … Read More

Get money off Europe’s biggest Yom Ha’atzmaut event

23 February 2018 The Alliance for Progressive Judaism’s Israel Desk has teamed up with Europe’s biggest Yom Ha’atzmaut event to offer all Liberal Judaism members 10% off. To take advantage of this offer, please email Carrie Shaw on israeldesk@apjuk.org – Carrie will then send you a discount code you can … Read More

Nominate your community champions for a Chair’s Award

22 February 2018 Nominations for Liberal Judaism’s Chair’s Awards are now open – and we want you to put forward your community’s heroes and stalwarts. The awards are presented every two years, at Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend, to those within our communities who are doing wonderful work to support the … Read More