Liberal Jews named as most influential teens

12 April 2017 Two members of LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, are featured by The Jewish News in the paper’s ‘18 Under 18’ list, which spotlights the teenagers it tips to shape Anglo Jewry’s future. Dora Hirsh (pictured) and Jess Baker both feature prominently in the list, which … Read More

Liberal elected to Leeds University Union position

28 March 2017 LJY-Netzer member Lauren Keiles has been elected as the new Leeds University Union faith rep. Lauren will join the 2017/2018 activities executive after a hard fought campaign in which she promised to ‘listen, learn and lead’. Lauren said: “I want to lead our Union developing campaigns opposing … Read More

LJY-Netzer – Top 5 Landmarks in 2016

28 December 2016 LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, has had another standout year – with its trademark mix of everything from campaigns and education to camps and events. Below, we pick out five key LJY-Netzer moments from 2016: 1. A new movement worker team In April, Hannah Stephenson … Read More

Liberal Judaism Shabbat packs sent to students

5 December 2016 Liberal Judaism has sent 120 Shabbat packs to students around the UK, providing them with a warm and light-filled December. Each pack contained Shabbat and Havdalah candles, a challah recipe and yeast packet, clove spices for Havdalah, blessings, ideas from LJY-Netzer for a restful and meaningful Shabbat … Read More

Students threaten break with NUS after election of new president

Richard Adams 22 April 2016 The Guardian Students at a string of student unions including York and Oxford are agitating to reject membership of the National Union of Students, in the wake of the election of Malia Bouattia as the NUS’s national president amid allegations of antisemitism. But while students … Read More

Students facing campus Seder test

Naomi Firsht 21 April 2016 The Jewish Chronicle Why is this university term different from all other terms? With Pesach falling late this year, the majority of UK students are faced with the challenge of celebrating the festival on campus, something that last happened in 2008. But student organisations and … Read More

LJY-Netzer announces new movement worker team

4 April 2016 LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, has announced its three movement workers for the next year. Twenty one year-old Hannah Stephenson is joining the team and will work alongside Sam Alston and Anna Craven, both 23, who are staying on after a very successful first year … Read More

Hear Anat Hoffman speak on the Kotel

30 March 2016 New Israel Fund, Liberal Judaism & the Movement for Reform Judaism Anat Hoffman, the executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center and founding member of Women of the Wall, will be part of a unique event for young Jews in the UK. ‘Deal Deal or No … Read More

Join our young adult post-Purim party

13 March 2016 Liberal Judaism has teamed up with the Movement for Reform Judaism for a post-Purim party with a difference. The annual Progressive Purim party will take place in Camden on Thursday March 24, from 8pm, and is open to all young adults and their friends. Purim is the … Read More