Memorial Service for the Loss of a Child at the LJS

25 March 2019 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue and West London (Reform) Synagogue are holding a joint Memorial Service for the Loss of a Child or the Loss of the Prospect of a Child. It will take place at the LJS, in St John’s Wood, on Sunday 28 April at 3pm. … Read More

Elstree member wins gold with Team GB at Special Olympics

Daniel Bernard scores a three pointer at the Special Olympics

21 March 2019 Daniel Bernard, an active member of The Liberal Synagogue Elstree (TLSE), was part of the Team GB men’s basketball side that won the gold medal at this month’s Special Olympics World Games. Twenty-five-year old Daniel (pictured scoring a three pointer during the Games) who has learning difficulties … Read More

Send us your Purim party pictures

20 March 2019 It’s that time of year again – when our synagogue and community halls will be full of fancy dress, hamantaschen, fun and games – and we want YOUR Purim pictures to put in LJ Today and on our social media channels. So whether it’s a special spiel … Read More

A weekend of moving inductions for Cantor Tamara Wolfson

19 March 2019 Cantor Tamara Wolfson was formally inducted to her two communities, Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) and Kehillah North London, in a weekend of special events. A Friday evening induction service took place at NPLS and was led by Rabbis Andrew Goldstein, Aaron Goldstein and Lea Mühlstein … Read More

Statement on the terrorist attack in Christchurch

Liberal Judaism Logo

15 March 2019 By Rabbi Danny Rich Senior Rabbi, Liberal Judaism Our first thoughts are with the grieving families and all those injured in this abhorrent terrorist attack. Everyone at Liberal Judaism stands in solidarity with them and the entire Muslim community. This slaughter of Muslim worshippers at prayer is … Read More

Dublin win 2019 LJ Inter-Community Cyber Quiz

12 March 2019 Dublin Progressive Jewish Synagogue emerged victorious at the 2019 Liberal Judaism Inter-Community Cyber Quiz. Organised by South Bucks Jewish Community (SBJC), six other Liberal congregations – from Brighton, Leicester, Gloucester, Kent, York and Dublin – participated. All entrants answered the same questions at the same time in … Read More

Bereaved Israeli and Palestinian parents speak at SLLS

Bassam and Robi of the Bereaved Families Forum

11 March 2019 By Rabbi Nathan Godleman South London Liberal Synagogue South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) in Streatham welcomed Bassam and Robi (pictured) from the Bereaved Families Forum, along with organiser, Sana, on Saturday 9 March. Of the forty or more people present after the service, who can forget their … Read More

Go ‘Behind the Mask’ this Purim at the LJS

7 March 2019 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St John’s Wood will host a very special and different event this Purim. Entitled ‘Behind The Mask’, and open to all members of Liberal Judaism, it will be an evening of storytelling inspired by the Book of Esther and around the … Read More

A retreat for Progressive Jewish student to Reconnect

Progressive Jewish Students Chizuk event

6 March 2019 Do you want to escape the stresses of university, coursework and exams? Then join us for the relaxing and inspiring Reconnect retreat especially for Progressive Jewish students, being held from 22-24 March in the Peak District (nearest station: Manchester Piccadilly). Reconnect gives Progressive Jewish students the chance … Read More