York cheesecake competition featured on the BBC

7 June 2016 BBC Radio York covered a Shavuot cheesecake competition at York Liberal Jewish Community. The station’s Jonathan Cowap judged the event (pictured above), which was won by Yara Nuuman (junior) and Catriona Munster (senior). Almost 40 members attended the evening, which was held at the home of York … Read More

[Radio] Aaron tackles topics from Trump to Sukkot in BBC interview

17 October 2016 Rabbi Aaron Goldstein spoke about a myriad of issues as he reviewed the papers on BBC Three Counties Radio. Aaron, who is rabbi at Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue, discussed topics including Donald Trump, unaccompanied child refugees, Bob Dylan and the use of religious language in secular … Read More

[Radio] ‘Like Ruth: Choosing to Be Chosen’ interview

9 October 2016 BBC Radio Newcastle Liberal congregant Hava Fleming discusses her book ‘Like Ruth: Choosing to be Chosen’ a collection of stories about converting to Judaism with Ingrid Hagemann on BBC Radio Newcastle (starting at 1:45:50).   Note: All links to external media are correct at the time of … Read More

[Radio] Senior rabbi takes refugee fight to the airwaves

13 September 2016 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, has made a number of media appearances this week calling on the British Government to do more to reunite refugee families. Danny has been interviewed by BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC World Service and BBC … Read More

[Radio] Rabbis visit BBC Radio on Shavuot

12 June 2016 BBC Radio Rabbi Aaron Goldstein talked to Helen Legh and the Sunday show on BBC Radio Three Counties to explain Shavuot, discuss anti-Semitism and celebrating The Queen’s 90th birthday.     Student Rabbis Danny Lichman and Deborah Blausten visited Jonathan Cowap and the Sunday Breakfast show at … Read More