LJ’s Shaan speaks to PM about LGBTQI+ rights

21 July 2017 Liberal Judaism’s Shaan Knan spoke with Prime Minister Theresa May at a 10 Downing Street reception to celebrate the LGBTQI+ community. Shaan highlighted Liberal Judaism’s trailblazing LGBTQI+ work; especially the oral history projects which he manages. Shaan said: “I mentioned how our movement led the way on … Read More

LJY-Netzer Israel Tour is a record breaker

18 July 2017 Liberal Judaism has sent its largest ever number of young people on Israel Tour. Forty-nine participants from Liberal youth movement LJY-Netzer, along with five leaders, landed in Israel yesterday. The group, aged 16 and 17, come from all over the UK, including London, Hertfordshire, Harrow, Bristol, Birmingham, … Read More

Ealing fun day raises £5,425 for SLLS refugee project

17 July 2017 The community at Ealing Liberal Synagogue (ELS) raised £5,425 at a special fun day event, with the money going to the Abraham’s Tent Project to turn part of South London Liberal Synagogue into a home for a refugee family. The fun day included everything from a bake … Read More

South Bucks Relay raises £4,500 to fight cancer

14 July 2017 A team from South Bucks Jewish Community (SBJC) raised more than £4,500 for Cancer Research UK, by walking for 24 hours in this year’s UK Relay for Life in Aylesbury. The SBJC Strollers team took it in turns to walk through sun and rain from midday on … Read More

Join our morning service this Monday (July 17)

14 July 2017 Liberal Judaism will hold its first Monday morning service back in the newly renovated Montagu Centre this Monday (July 17). The Torah service will start at 7.30am and is open to all. It will be led by Rabbi Danny Rich, Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, and include personal … Read More

Changing the conversation on Israel/Palestine

Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah 3 July 2017 The below address was delivered by Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah at a meeting entitled ‘The left, Israel/Palestine and anti-Semitism: changing the conversation’. Elli was part of a three-person panel, which also featured Julia Bard of the Jewish Socialist Group and Dr Brian Klug, … Read More

Gloucestershire event is a Friday night winner

3 July 2017 More than 70 people attended Friday night dinners all over the South West of England in a unique project coordinated by Gloucestershire Liberal Jewish Community (GLJC). Rabbi Anna Gerrard and Karen Reynolds organised the venture, which saw members of GLJC attend one of eight dinners, all taking … Read More

First batmitzvah for a generation in Preston

30 June 2017 Rachael Dable made another piece of Liberal Judaism history in the north of England, as she celebrated the first batmitzvah in Preston since the early 1980s. Rachael celebrated her big day in the presence of family, friends, members of the Lancashire & Cumbria Liberal Jewish Community and … Read More

Launch of new Patrons scheme at House of Lords

23 June 2017 Liberal Judaism launched a brand new fundraising project at last night’s Patrons’ Dinner in the House of Lords. Our movement is looking for new supporters to truly make Liberal Judaism the home for your Jewish story. In order to fulfil our responsibilities and bring Judaism to those … Read More