Join our first ever Progressive retreat for students

12 January 2018 Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism will jointly host the first ever Progressively led Jewish retreat for students in the Peak District from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 February. Reconnect: A Retreat for Jewish Students will give participants the chance to escape the mundane and come together to … Read More

Packs to help students prepare for Shavuot and exams

16 May 2017 Liberal Judaism has sent specials packages to students across the UK and Ireland to help them in this busy and stressful exam period. The packs, funded by a grant from the NLPS Trust for Progressive Judaism, contain items to help inspire exam preparation, as well as to … Read More

Liberal Jews rank highly in Thirty Under 30 poll

27 April 2017 Three Liberal Jews have been named as among the most important young people in Anglo-Jewry, as part of the Jewish News’ and Jewish Leadership Council’s Thirty Under 30 countdown. Student Rabbi Deborah Blausten came ninth in the prestigious list, which attracted hundreds of nominations. Deborah is a … Read More

Join a Liberal Jewish communal seder

3 April 2017 Liberal Jewish synagogues and congregations around the UK will be holding Communal Passover Seders next Monday (10 April) and Tuesday (11 April). The Seders vary in format, food and price, but all promise an inclusive, educational and fun experience, led by rabbis and lay leaders and steeped … Read More

[Blog] Why today’s Liberal Jews have reclaimed Purim

Rabbi Leah Jordan 13 March 2017 It’s hard to imagine now – with our synagogues full of spiels, fancy dress and hamantaschen – but for much of our movement’s early history, Liberal Judaism downplayed the festival of Purim. The reason is because the Book of Esther, the Megillah, ends in … Read More

Liberal Judaism Shabbat packs sent to students

5 December 2016 Liberal Judaism has sent 120 Shabbat packs to students around the UK, providing them with a warm and light-filled December. Each pack contained Shabbat and Havdalah candles, a challah recipe and yeast packet, clove spices for Havdalah, blessings, ideas from LJY-Netzer for a restful and meaningful Shabbat … Read More

Shadow business secretary attends Norwich Sukkot

26 October 2016 Clive Lewis MP joined Norwich Liberal Jewish Community for Sukkot. The shadow business secretary visited the Norwich Sukkah over Shabbat, taking part in an open interfaith service led by Rabbi Leah Jordan (pictured). Community chair Annie Henriques said: “We were delighted to welcome about a hundred people … Read More