Alliance statement on reversal of egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel

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26 June 2017 A statement by Rabbis Laura Janner-Klausner and Danny Rich on behalf of Britain’s Alliance for Progressive Judaism Israel Desk: This reversal of a promise made by the Israeli Government, under pressure from the Ultra-Orthodox, is a betrayal of Israeli and Diaspora Jewry. The Diaspora stands with Progressive … 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

Landmark Kotel service at WUPJ Conference

19 May 2017 British Liberal and Reform Judaism rabbis and members took part in a landmark service at the Kotel – which included a Torah reading with all genders participating. The senior rabbis of both movements, Rabbis Danny Rich and Laura Janner-Klausner, carried the scrolls during the service (pictured), which … Read More

IMPJ Yom Ha’atzmaut Appeal 2017

27 April 2017 The Alliance for Progressive Judaism’s Israel Desk would like to wish you Yom Hatzmaut Sameach! As we celebrate Israel’s 69th Birthday let’s take the time think of our sister movement in Israel, the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, the great work they do in Israel … Read More

Progressive rabbis write to Prime Minister over Brexit

2 April 2017 More than 50 Liberal and Reform Judaism rabbis have written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking her to always put human beings first in the conversations she will be having over Brexit. The Progressive rabbis – who represent more than a third of British Jews – urged … Read More

MRJ Rabbi to run the Paris Marathon

7 February 2017 Radlett Synagogue’s Associate Rabbi and Director of Youth Rabbi Celia Surget is training to run the Paris marathon on 9th April to support and honour the work of the Leo Baeck College. She is aiming to raise £60,000. Spending her time between Radlett and LBC, Celia tutors … Read More

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