Education Hub: Expanding the Conversation on Israel

The next term of Liberal Judaism’s popular Education Hub will run from 23 June to 21 July with the title Finding the Liberal Jewish Voice: Expanding the Conversation on Israel. The sessions have been put together after feedback from Liberal Judaism members who want to learn more about the Israel-Palestine … Read More

Lily’s Legacy Education Toolkit for schools/chederim

Lily's Legacy Education Packs

Lily’s Legacy: Voices and Visions of Liberal Judaism has launched an Education Tookit for schools and chederim. Covering key stages 1, 2 and 3, the educational materials focus on the vision of Lily Montagu – one of the founders of Liberal Judaism – and how our movement still enacts those … Read More

Streetwise antisemitism training for young people

Streetwise Logo

Streetwise UK are running a Zoom training session tomorrow evening (Wednesday 26 May at 9-10pm) on antisemitism and social media safety. The session is designed for sixth formers and young professionals aged 16-30. All are welcome, so please tell friends and family who could benefit. Topics covered will include What … Read More

Join our Teacher Training on online safeguarding (25 Nov)

Wednesday night’s Education Hub Teacher Training session will be on the topic of online safeguarding with Liberal Judaism director of youth Becca Fetterman and The Movement for Reform Judaism welfare manager Sharon Daniels. They will be looking at all the safeguarding implications of working online with children and young people … Read More

LJS to host racism talk from Stephen Bush (24 Nov)

Stephen Bush

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) is hosting the last in its series of talks on the theme of racism tomorrow (Tuesday 24 November) from 8.15pm-9.30pm via Zoom. Open to all members and friends of Liberal Judaism, the session will see Stephen Bush (pictured) present the findings of the Board of … Read More

LJS offers continuing professional development for teachers

Dr Dov Softi

9 September 2020 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) has announced details of its upcoming classes for religion school and cheder teachers, led by Dr Dov Softi and a series of professional speakers. The classes aim to increase teachers’ confidence for teaching in a religion school setting. Participants will learn about … Read More

Education Hub: African Asylum Seekers in Israel (July 15)

Education Hub 15 July

9 July 2020 This Wednesday (15 July) at 6.30pm our Education Hub will explore the topic of ‘African Asylum Seekers in Israel’. In this session, we will talk about the incredible work done by the NGOs Mesila and Kuchinate – as well as have the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony … Read More

First ever joint UK/South Africa Education Hub class

27 April 2020 Liberal Judaism is bringing the Education Hub to South Africa for the first time ever… via Zoom of course! Presented in partnership with the Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation, please join Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel this Wednesday (April 29) at the earlier time … Read More

Learn about the time Shammai’s students killed Hillel’s

Student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber

 2 March 2020 Student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber (pictured) will be leading a special one-off Education Hub class this Wednesday. Entitled ‘When Shammai’s Students Killed Hillel’s Students’ it will look at a fast day that used to be in the Jewish calendar on the Ninth of Adar. Gabriel said: “On the … Read More

Northwood teenagers sleep out to raise homeless awareness

Northwood Kabbalat Torah students sleep out

24 February 2020 The Kabbalat Torah class from Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) slept out on Saturday night to raise their own awareness of the issue of homelessness. The group of 14 and 15 year-olds, including Rabbi Aaron Goldstein’s daughter Shaya, undertook the project as part of the synagogue’s … Read More