[Opinion] It is our Jewish duty to oppose this refugee bill

Rabbi Charley Baginsky

By Rabbi Charley Baginsky (This article first appeared in The Jewish News) Last week, in among all the excitement over EURO 2020 and the debates on ending COVID restrictions, a very worrying new bill was being introduced by the Government. One which, if it were in place in the early … Read More

Read the brand new July/August 2021 edition of LJ Today

LJ Today July August 2021

The new issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is out now and it’s packed with news and views from our movement. This latest issue includes: Liberal Judaism becoming a founder member of the new Religious Alliance for Dignity in Dying. Reviews, pictures and comment from the flagship Liberal … Read More

Sussex Jewish News interview with Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah

Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah

Winston Pickett speaks to Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah: This interview was originally published in the Sussex Jewish News (SJN) April 2021 edition and is copyright of the SJN. When sitting down to interview a distinguished rabbi as they look back on more than two decades of service to their synagogue … Read More

Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 3)

Lady Ruth Morris of Kenwood

The Jewish News has completed its 120 Over 80 list – celebrating the achievements of those who have influenced and inspired the Jewish community for many years – with more Liberal Jews featured. In the paper’s final part, which included those with first names beginning R-Z, the following members of … Read More

Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 2)

Jeromé and Louise Freedman

More Liberal Jews have been included in the 120 over 80 list compiled by The Jewish News to celebrate those who have inspired for decades. The countdown, in partnership with Jewish Care, pays tribute to the Jewish community’s “oldest and wisest” and includes rabbis, volunteers, political figures, celebrities and Holocaust … Read More

Student Chaplain interviewed on Young JW3 YouTube show

Rabbi Anna Posner on Young JW3 show

Progressive Judaism’s Student Chaplain, Rabbi Anna Posner, was interviewed on Young JW3’s denomiNATION show. The YouTube programme, hosted by Joe Hyman, seeks to examine all the different denominations of Judaism by speaking to an emerging leader from each of them. Anna answered questions on Liberal Judaism, her Jewish values, what … Read More

Rabbi Charley Baginsky’s Pause for Thought on HMD

Holocaust Memorial Day Candle

Liberal Judaism’s Chief Executive Officer, Rabbi Charley Baginsky, recorded a special Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2 for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). You can listen to it here (from 2:27:00) or read the text below: I have heard some rabbis say that they keep their families out of their … Read More

Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 1)

Cynthia and Neil Drapkin

Many members of Liberal Judaism are in this week’s Jewish News – as part of the paper’s 120 Over 80 list. Over the next four weeks the newspaper, in partnership with Jewish Care, is celebrating 120 individuals aged 80 and over who have influenced and shaped Anglo-Jewry over many decades. … Read More

Tune in to Liberal Judaism’s rabbis on the radio

BBC Radio

Liberal Judaism’s rabbis can often be heard across the airwaves, on both local and national radio. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for current and future appearances. Rabbi Aaron Goldstein was recently invited onto the Jumoke Fashola show on BBC Radio London to talk about mixed faith weddings and … Read More

Rabbi Charley Baginsky joins Pause For Thought

BBC Radio 2 logo

30 September 2020 Liberal Judaism interim director Rabbi Charley Baginsky has joined BBC Radio 2’s Pause For Thought. Charley will be one of the different contributors, from a variety of religions, appearing in the highly popular faith slot. She will feature every week for the next month as part of … Read More