Israel Update: Women of the Wall subjected to body searches

24 August 2017 Despite an order by the High Court of Justice in Israel banning them, invasive body searches of women at the Western Wall complex in Jerusalem are still being carried out. Daisy Bogod, a young London-based Progressive Jew who works within both Reform Judaism and Liberal Judaism in … Read More

Israel Ambassador expresses empathy for progressive concerns

7 July 2017 Rabbis covering the spectrum of British Progressive Jewry met with Mark Regev, the Ambassador of Israel, to express their outrage regarding the Israeli Government’s decisions to abandon the plan for an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel (Western Wall) and to progress a Conversion Bill that would … Read More

Gusti Yehoshua Braverman announced as AGM guest speaker

29 June 2017 We are pleased to announce that Gusti Yehoshua Braverman will be the speaker for this year’s Liberal Judaism AGM meeting. This essential meeting which brings together representatives from all our communities and which is open to all members, will take place at the Montagu Centre next week. … Read More

Celebrating 90 years of our global movement

Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein 20 April 2016 Researching for a session I was to present at this weekend’s excellent Biennial Conference of the European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ) in London, I became increasingly aware that it was the founders of our Liberal movement that played the key role in … Read More

Record numbers attend EUPJ Biennial Conference

18 April 2016 A record number of delegates took part in the 2016 European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ) Biennial Conference. Held in London from April 14-17, the event was attended by more than 350 people from 29 countries, including 86 rabbis and student rabbis. The conference was an opportunity … Read More

Away from home: conferences and Kallah

Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein 1 January 2016 This year will see two important conferences held in the UK – that of the European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ) in April in London and then the Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend in Solihull in July. Both are opportunities to meet Jews from … Read More