Liberal Judaism is a post-Halachic movement

8 March 2016 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, has told how “Liberal Judaism is a post or non-Halachic expression of Judaism.” Speaking at the annual Oxford University JSoc Intrafaith Conference, Danny was addressing the topic ‘why and how is Halacha relevant nowadays and how and why does Halacha … Read More

Danny joins Archbishop on return home

29 February 2016 More than 200 people crowded into Hull Reform Synagogue to hear Rabbi Danny Rich, the senior rabbi of Liberal Judaism, and Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, preach on the need for community outreach and collaboration between faiths. Taking place on Friday February 26, the service was … Read More

LJ senior rabbi to speak at Oxford University Intrafaith Conference

29 February 2016 Rabbi Danny Rich – the chief executive and senior rabbi of Liberal Judaism – will be part of a unique cross-communal event at Oxford University next week. The Oxford Intrafaith Conference sees the university’s JSoc bring together leaders, from the different branches Judaism, to engage in dialogue … Read More

LJ’s senior rabbi at major teaching conference

22 February 2016 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, was one of the communal Jewish leaders running workshops at a major teaching conference today. Danny presented a session at the Board of Deputies of British Jews’ Conference on Teaching Judaism in Non-Jewish Schools. Others at the event included Chief … Read More

Danny speaks out on a woman’s right to choose

16 February 2016 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, could be heard this weekend on radio throughout the UK speaking up for a woman’s right to choose. Danny spoke to seven different radio stations, supporting the right of women in Northern Ireland to have access to abortion and supporting … Read More

An insight into faith in prison

Rabbi Danny Rich at Limmud

12 January 2016 Rabbi Danny Rich, the senior rabbi of Liberal Judaism and a prison and hospital chaplain, has given an insight into prison life for people of faith. Delivering a speech to the Council of Christians and Jews, and then to Limmud, Danny discussed what prison chaplaincy, as he … Read More

Liberal Judaism welcomes report on religion and belief in public life

7 December 2015 Today’s report from the Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life, recognising the growing diversity of religious and non-religious belief in Britain, has been welcomed by Liberal Judaism as a “significant step forward”. Commenting on its recommendations, Rabbi Danny Rich, the chief executive and senior rabbi of … Read More

A prayer for Paris

16 November 2015 On Sunday evening, Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, joined hundreds of people showing their solidarity with Paris in an inter-faith vigil, organised by Citizens UK. Taking place outside City Hall in London, people of all faiths, and none, came together as one to condemn the … Read More