More than 150 attend Liberal and Reform teacher training

11 January 2018 More than 150 heads, teachers and assistants attended a joint Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism training day, held at Leo Baeck College. Organised by Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Sandra Kviat and Reform Judaism’s Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers, the day featured presenters from both movements and the College, as well … Read More

Magical Liberal quiz team reach Harry Potter finals

8 January 2018 A quiz team made of up of members of Nottingham Liberal Synagogue and Leicester Progressive Synagogue have made it through to the finals of the UK’s Harry Potter Trivia Tournament. Charlie Barker, Max Worth, Rachel Benn and Pat Dean – known as ‘The Felix Felicis Four’ – … Read More

Liberal rabbis, lay leaders and volunteers at Limmud

Limmud Festival co-chairs Anna Lawton and Abigail Jacobi

If you are heading to the Limmud Festival then keep an eye out for several of Liberal Judaism’s rabbis and lay leaders, who will be presenting there this year. Our presenters will include Rabbi Aaron Goldstein (‘How to enthuse Jews in the Pews? Making our synagogues flourish’), author David Hirsh … Read More

Liberal Judaism 2018 Biennial tickets on sale now

14 December 2017 Tickets for Liberal Judaism’s flagship event of 2018 are on sale now. The Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend takes place from Friday June 29 to Sunday July 1 at the stylish and modern St Johns Hotel in Solihull, just outside of Birmingham. You can get full ticketing details, … Read More

Read Rabbi Charley’s Foreign Office Chanukah address

Rabbi Charley Baginsky at FCO Chanukah event

Rabbi Charley Baginsky addressed civil servants and dignitaries at a Chanukah party held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Charley, Liberal Judaism’s director of strategy and partnerships, played a leading role in the event – which was organised by the Civil Service Jewish Network (JNet) and sponsored by the Board … Read More

Fundraising concert total now exceeds £20,000

14 December 2017 Liberal Judaism’s first ever fundraising concert has now raised £20,500 after three weeks of further donations and the completion of Liberal Judaism’s inaugural fundraising auction. The event – which featured a performance by world renowned musicians David Dolan, Abigail Dolan and Thomas Carroll – raised £12,000 on … Read More

Rock along with us for Chanukkah celebration

13 December 2017 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue will host a very special musical Chanukkah celebration this Friday night (December 15) from 7.30pm. Rabbis Aaron Goldstein and Lea Mühlstein will be joined by Simon Cooper’s Friday Night Rock Service band for the evening. The group, started by the late Simon … Read More

Join our January teacher training course

11 December 2017 The next Liberal Judaism teacher training course, held in conjunction with Reform Judaism, will take place on 7 January from 10am to 4pm at Leo Baeck College in Finchley. It will include an exciting mix of topics for everyone, from the veteran teacher to the new assistant, … Read More

Get organising with Citizens UK training

5 December 2017 How can we understand our synagogue communities better and engage our members more effectively, building on the things people really care about, not the things we think they should care about? How do we create strong communities where members know each other, build lasting relationships, step forward … Read More

Progressive Judaism growing in Europe

4 December 2017 The European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ) – of which Liberal Judaism is a member – has opened a European Union Office in Brussels. Leslie Bergman, who has led the initiative on behalf of EUPJ, said “With the ever-expanding presence of Progressive congregations in the EU, it … Read More