Statement about the refugees crossing the English Channel

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13 August 2020 The rabbis and leaders of Liberal Judaism view with great concern the vilification of the refugees taking huge risks to get across the English Channel. We know that many of them are seeking the love and care of relatives in the UK, and that every avenue to … Read More

Join our special anniversary service to celebrate ‘The Boys’

The Boys service

12 August 2020 East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue (ELELS) and World Jewish Relief have teamed up to hold a special online Friday night service to celebrate the 75th anniversary of ‘The Boys’ arrival in Britain. The Kabbalat Shabbat will commemorate the arrival of the child Holocaust survivors to the … Read More

Faith leaders speak out against potential genocide of Uyghurs

Uyghurs letter

10 August 2020 Liberal Judaism’s interim director Rabbi Charley Baginsky has joined with 75 other faith leaders to call for urgent action to prevent “the potential genocide of Uyghurs and other Muslims in China”. Twenty rabbis from across the denominations – including Liberal Judaism’s Rabbis Aaron Goldstein, Richard Jacobi, Margaret … Read More

Four new Progressive rabbis ordained by Leo Baeck College

6 August 2020 Rabbi Anna Posner was ordained along with three colleagues in a special closed service at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue after graduating from Leo Baeck College (LBC). Anna is the new Progressive Judaism student chaplain and will also serve Beit Klal Yisrael and one other Liberal community. She … Read More

Join our High Holy Days song session this Sunday

6 August 2020 This Sunday, join Rabbi Rachel Benjamin, Rabbi Cantor Gershon Silins, and Ruth Colin for a song session in preparation for the High Holy Days. The session will discuss what makes a High Holy Days tune, and will teach traditional and new songs and tunes for this highly … Read More

Wiley, Twitter and why there must be #NoSafeSpaceForJewHate

Twitter walkout

26 July 2020 Liberal Judaism statement on Wiley, Twitter and why there must be #NoSafeSpaceForJewHate: For a long time now various hashtags about Jews have been trending on Twitter – and almost always for negative reasons. One only has to spend a few minutes on the platform to see a … Read More

Action Group on Black Jews and Jews of Colour Inclusivity

Omar Portillo

An Action Group on Black Jews and Jews of Colour Inclusivity in the Liberal Jewish Community was launched at the recent Liberal Judaism AGM. We are now inviting members of Liberal Judaism communities – who are Black Jews, Jews of Colour or Black non-Jewish members of Jewish families – to … Read More

Statement on China’s oppression of Uyghur and other Muslims

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22 July 2020 This is not the first time that Liberal Judaism’s clergy and lay leaders have tried to draw attention China’s oppression of millions of Uyghur and other Muslim minorities, but we refuse to be silenced and will not be indifferent. In Xinjiang, Western China, millions of Uyghur adults … Read More

Help us build our ‘Liberals in Lockdown’ archive

16 July 2020 Liberal Judaism’s archiving team are working hard to record how life has changed during lockdown within our community. The aim is to take a snapshot of our personal and community life at this time – showing how we’ve lived, worked and prayed in ways unimaginable to our … Read More