Full LJY-Netzer youth programme at Biennial Weekend

10 May 2018 Once again Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend 2018 will offer a full and inspiring programme for young Liberal Jews in attendance, alongside the main programme. Biennial participants aged between six and 15 can enjoy a taste of LJY-Netzer on the youth programme which will feature both educational and … Read More

Liberal Judaism congratulates first Orthodox female rabbi

10 May 2018 Liberal Judaism has sent its congratulations to Dina Brawer, who has become Britain’s first female Orthodox rabbi after attaining her semicha (religious ordination). She studied at Yeshivat Maharat in New York for four years and received her semicha certificate from Rabbi Dr Sperber (pictured) this week in … Read More

Liberal Jews invited to take part in EU antisemitism survey

9 May 2018 Liberal Judaism members are invited to take part in a major pan-European survey of Jewish people’s perceptions and experiences of antisemitism. The study has been commissioned by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and will be carried out by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research … Read More

Northwood full of music as KT class lead the service

30 April 2018 The Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) Kabbalat Torah class led a Shabbat with a difference, bringing beatboxing into NPLS services for the first time alongside piano, guitar and a traditional choir. The 12 teenagers also used poem, sermon and film to express their diverse characters and … Read More

A Prayer to mark Israel’s 70th Anniversary 5778/2018

Rabbi Alexandra Wright 20 April 2018 Eternal God, shelter of peace for all nations, we ask Your blessing on the State of Israel and all who live there. We give thanks for 70 years of Israel’s independence; we recognise her achievements and accomplishments: the pioneers who nurtured the land and … Read More

Liberal Judaism partners with Board of Deputies for JLE

19 April 2018 Hundreds of Cumbrian schoolchildren and members of the public will be learning about the Jewish way of life this month following the launch of the Jewish Living Experience (JLE) in Carlisle. Children from all over the region will attend the JLE, in which Liberal Judaism are partnering … Read More