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

Liberal and Reform movements launch Alliance for Progressive Judaism

17 September 2014 Liberal Judaism (LJ) and the Movement for Reform Judaism (MRJ) have today announced an alliance between their two movements. Together already accounting for nearly a third of synagogue-affiliated Jews, with 82 communities, the UK’s two Progressive movements are seeking to capitalise on the 30% growth in those … Read More

Liberal leader advocates ‘Federation’ with Reform

Simon Rocker 10 November 2011 The Jewish Chronicle Liberal Judaism chair Lucian Hudson has called for a closer alliance with the Reform movement, suggesting they combine forces in a joint federation. Writing in the latest issue of the Liberal newsletter, LJ Today, Mr Hudson said he wanted to go beyond … Read More