Progressive rabbis explore tragedy in new book

5 September 2016 What happens when a tragedy occurs – be it terrorist attack or a personal trauma? How does it affect our faith? What does Judaism have to say both to those who are victims and to those who witness it from afar? And where does God fit into … Read More

Sign up for pluralist Jewish adult learning course

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31 August 2016 The Lyons Learning Project and Liberal Judaism have teamed up to offer a new two-year Jewish adult learning course. The Melton Programme is one of the most important pluralist adult Jewish offerings in the world, with learning taking place in the heart of London. Students will have … Read More

Exciting Progressive Judaism job opportunities

18 May 2016 Liberal Judaism is pleased to announce three exciting job opportunities within the Progressive movement. Citizens UK, in partnership with Liberal Judaism and Middlesex University Students Union, is recruiting to expand its team of community organisers – pioneering a new form of civic action and political change. The … Read More

Sir Keir Starmer MP visits LJ for assisted dying meeting

6 May 2016 Sir Keir Starmer MP visited Liberal Judaism’s head office, the Montagu Centre, to take part in an interfaith meeting on assisted dying. Keir who represents the constituency of Holborn and St Pancras – in which the Montagu Centre is based – met a number of faith leaders … Read More

We must help child refugees find their families

23 April 2016 The Telegraph Sir – We were shocked by the entirely preventable death of Muhammad Hassan, a 17-year-old asylum-seeker. He died on April 1 while trying to reach his uncle in Manchester. Despite having a legal right to join his family while his asylum claim was processed, he … Read More

The advance of Progressive Judaism

Simon Benscher 20 April 2016 Life at Liberal Judaism is never boring, and can be full of interesting surprises. From the precise moment I made the mistake of publicly declaring that our movement’s previous chair, Lucian J Hudson, had possibly overstated the time and commitment required for the role, it … Read More

Join our young adult post-Purim party

13 March 2016 Liberal Judaism has teamed up with the Movement for Reform Judaism for a post-Purim party with a difference. The annual Progressive Purim party will take place in Camden on Thursday March 24, from 8pm, and is open to all young adults and their friends. Purim is the … Read More

Rabbi Charley Baginsky appointed to Alliance role

21 January 2016   The Alliance for Progressive Judaism, a partnership of Reform and Liberal Judaism, has appointed Rabbi Charley Baginsky as its part-time coordinator whose remit is to develop projects that the two movements will work on jointly to advance Progressive Judaism, its principles and ethos in the UK. … Read More

In the media: The new Alliance for Progressive Judaism

23 September 2014   We have received lots of media coverage this week about the announcement of our launch, with the Movement for Reform Judaism, of an alliance for Progressive Judaism. Jewish Chronicle The Reform and Liberal movements have agreed a formal alliance, pledging greater co-operation in order to strengthen … Read More