Four communities unite for unique Kabbalat Torah trip

31 January 2018 Twenty seven young people, three rabbis, two LJY-Netzer movement workers and a community worker – representing four different Liberal communities – visited three parts of the Midlands over one weekend. The Kabbalat Torah students from Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue, Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, Finchley Progressive Synagogue and … Read More

Join our Rainbow Pilgrims events during LGBT History Month

30 January 2018 Members of Liberal Judaism are invited to attend two special Rainbow Pilgrims events during LGBT History Month 2018. Rainbow Pilgrims: The Rites and Passages of LGBTQI Migrants in Britain is a ground-breaking oral history and archive project exploring the hidden history of LGBTQI+ migrant and travelling communities … Read More

Order copies of our new draft morning service

Liberal Judaism Siddur morning service

18 January 2018 Liberal Judaism is inviting synagogues and communities to help us shape the first new Liberal Jewish Siddur since 1995. As the initial stage in this process, Siddur editors Rabbis Elli Tikvah Sarah and Lea Mühlstein have produced a first draft of a new Shabbat morning service with the … Read More

Join our Biennial Facebook page and get £20 off

11 January 2018 Tickets for Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend 2018 are on sale now, and we are offering £20 off for every adult who signs up to the event page on Facebook. Simply click here to visit our Facebook event page, select that you are ‘attending’ and then email t.rich@liberaljudaism.org … Read More

LJY-Netzer members choose powerful theme at Veidah

4 January 2018 Members of LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, have vowed to spend the next year exploring the traditions and cultures of non-white Jews. At their annual Veidah decision making event, the youth group’s older members chose ‘Minorities within Minorities’ as their Theme of the Year. Movement … Read More

Jewish sexual ethics for the 21st century

Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah 31 December 2017 The Jewish Chronicle Understanding the Torah can help us find a contemporary code of sexual ethics Sexual harassment has been in the news in the past few weeks, and the #MeToo campaign in social media has revealed just how widespread it is. Of … Read More

Rabbi Charley Baginsky talks life, death and belief

Rabbi Charley Baginsky

Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Charley Baginsky has appeared on the popular Family Tree podcast in an episode entitled ‘Life and Death – An Imam, a Priest and a Rabbi Walk into a Podcast’. Charley was on air alongside Imam Monawar Hussain MBE and Reverend Azariah France-Williams, with the three ministers giving … Read More

Welcoming the BBC’s decision to increase religion coverage

Rabbi Charley Baginsky, Director of Strategy and Partnerships at Liberal Judaism, has welcomed the decision of the BBC to increase its coverage of religion. She says: “Religion plays a huge part in many people’s lives, consciously or unconsciously. The decision by the BBC is a fantastic way of educating all … Read More

Liberal Judaism 2018 Biennial tickets on sale now

14 December 2017 Tickets for Liberal Judaism’s flagship event of 2018 are on sale now. The Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend takes place from Friday June 29 to Sunday July 1 at the stylish and modern St Johns Hotel in Solihull, just outside of Birmingham. You can get full ticketing details, … Read More