Nominate now for the Jewish News’ 80 over Eighty

1 June 2020 The Jewish News will be celebrating the achievements of older members of the community with their first ever 80 Over Eighty list, in partnership with Jewish Care. Liberal Judaism’s interim director, Rabbi Charley Baginsky, will be on the judging panel alongside representatives from all sections of the Anglo-Jewish … Read More

Read the July/August 2020 edition of LJ Today

July August LJ Today

22 June 2020 The latest issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is jam-packed with news and photos from our national movement and communities. It includes stories on our new interim directors, Biennial Weekend, social justice work, rabbis, communities, youth movement and much more. With our buildings closed, printing/distributing … Read More

May/June 2020 LJ Today is first to only be available online

22 April 2020 Liberal Judaism has released a digital version of its bi-monthly magazine LJ Today, the first time in our movement’s near 120 history that our key newsletter/magazine of the day has been online only. The issue contains all the news, views and pictures that readers have come to … Read More

Liberal Judaism’s rabbis present an audio Pesach Seder

Liberal Judaism Passover

9 April 2020 The Liberal Conference of Rabbis and Cantors has produced a unique audio Seder to bring the beauty of Passover directly into British homes. Produced for BBC radio, the 10 minute broadcast is aimed to be enjoyed by both members of the Jewish community and those of all … Read More

A chuppah wedding… 61 years later

18 November 2019 A couple from The Liberal Synagogue Elstree (TLSE) have got married under a chuppah – 61 years after their original civil wedding ceremony. Jack and Mina Kossoff wed at TLSE with children from the religion school making the decorations for the day. The nuptials came about after … Read More

Slovakian Ambassador: ‘NPLS Torah Scroll is an inspiration for unity’

14 November 2019 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) welcomed Slovakian Ambassador Ľubomír Rehák and press attaché Milan Matlovic to the synagogue for a special event based around the community’s Torah Scroll from the country. NPLS have a Scroll from Spišská Nová Ves, in the east of Slovakia, which survived … Read More

Young Progressive Jews unite for refugee project

22 October 2019 Young Liberal and Reform Jews from the UK have spent a week volunteering in Calais and Dunkirk, as part of a team cooking and serving 2,000 meals each day to the refugees there. Nine volunteers from the LJY-Netzer and RSY-Netzer youth movements joined the Refugee Community Kitchen … Read More

Liberal rabbi named as one of London’s most influential figures

7 October 2019 Rabbi Alex Wright, the senior rabbi of The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS), has been hailed by the Evening Standard as one of the most influential people in London. Alex appeared in the Faith section of the newspaper’s Progress 1000 countdown, which serves to spotlight and celebrate those … Read More

Birmingham Progressive members on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 programme on refugees

27 September 2019 Members of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, including Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi, appeared on a BBC Radio 4 programme titled ‘The Syrians and the Kindertransport’ in which new and old refugees in the city met and compared experiences. Margaret was interviewed during the show about her campaigning work with … Read More