Progressive Jewish Students to run Careers Month in Feb

PJS Careers Month

During February, Progressive Jewish Students will be running a Careers Month to inspire and reassure students about their job prospects post-university. UK Ambassador to the Ukraine Melinda Simmons, BBC journalist Tim Franks and CEO of JW3 Raymond Simonson are among the speakers who will be talking to students about their … Read More

Sign up for our Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) packs

Progressive Jewish Students Flyer

Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) are excited to launch a PJS student pack for all those who wish to be connected to Progressive Jewish opportunities on campus and so many off-campus and post-university opportunities too. All joining entails is filling out a form. Then, in return, you will get free gifts … Read More

Meet our new Progressive Judaism student chaplain

Rabbi Anna Posner

2 July 2002 Former LJY-Netzer movement worker Anna Posner is returning to Liberal Judaism as the new Progressive Judaism student chaplain. Anna – who will graduate as a rabbi from Leo Baeck College this summer – will support Jewish students and build the presence and vibrancy of Progressive Jewish life on … Read More

Are you ready for university? Read our guide

Progressive Jewish Students Chizuk event

15 September 2019 Are you, or a member of your family, starting your first year of university? Do you still have questions on what to pack, what to expect and how to make the most of it? Then Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) is here for you. PJS – which is … Read More

Young Adult High Holy Day Ticket Scheme 5780

High Holy Day Ticket Scheme 5870

1 July 2019 Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism are happy to announce that we will once again be providing a joint High Holy Day Ticket Scheme for young adults, enabling them to attend High Holy Day services at a community of their choice for free. To be eligible for this … Read More

Lily’s Legacy: Read Fran’s story and then give us yours

Francesca Kurlansky

9 May 2019 With support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our latest project Lily’s Legacy: The Radical History and Heritage of Liberal Judaism in Britain will research, document, map and showcase more than 115 years of history. What makes this project so special is that it will focus on … Read More

Focus on wellbeing at Progressive Jewish Students retreat

1 April 2019 Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) have just held their first Reconnect Retreat in the Peak District’s Hope Valley. The residential weekend was a getaway for students looking to connect with their Jewish identity through spiritual practice and Jewish learning. Students experienced musical Shabbat services, country walks, meals and … 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

Statement about events at University of Essex

Rabbi Daniel Lichman, Chaplain for Progressive Jewish Students 21 February 2019 Progressive Jewish Students echoes the UJS in their disappointment at the events around the recent vote regarding the establishment of a Jewish Society at the University of Essex. We know how key it is to have Jewish representation on … Read More

Liberal Judaism appoints Progressive Jewish Students fieldworker

18 February 2019 Francesca Kurlansky has been appointed as Liberal Judaism’s Progressive Jewish Students fieldworker, where she will help provide community building, learning and programming for young adults. Francesca, a member of South London Liberal Synagogue, joins the Alliance for Progressive Judaism’s student provision, which also includes Maya Skaarbrevik and … Read More