Behind the headlines as LJS makes history

Jeanne Myers 15 February 2016 You may have seen some of the recent media coverage about The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) holding Friday evening services in French. ‘Sacrebleu’, you might have thought… what’s all this about?! Around a year ago, it occurred to me that, with the large number of … Read More

Special service unites Jewish communities

Trish Bluett’s batmitzvah

26 November 2015 A service held at Hatherley Village Hall in Gloucestershire on Saturday was very special for two reasons. Firstly, it included 56-year-old Trish Bluett’s batmitzvah ceremony, which welcomed her into the Jewish faith. Trish mastered the Hebrew language to read a section of the Torah, which she followed … Read More

Liberal student chaplain stars on Songs of Praise

Rabbi Leah Jordan on Songs of Praise

11 November 2015 Rabbi Leah Jordan, Liberal Judaism’s student and young adult chaplain, starred on hit BBC show Songs of Praise, as part of a Mitzvah Day interfaith cooking event. The project brought together Jews and Christians to make food for the homeless, with all items donated to the overnight shelter at … Read More