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

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

Your chance to see Israel anew and for free

28 February 2016 UJIA Birthright, with Liberal Judaism and the Movement for Reform Judaism, has just launched a trip to Israel, to take place in August, for 19 to 26-year-olds. For the first time, it will be open to those who have already been on Israel tour and, best of … Read More

Celebrating Chanukkah away from home

Chanukkah Packs

10 December 2016 Liberal Judaism staff members, led by Rabbi Leah Jordan, spent last week putting together and posting more than 200 Chanukah packs. These packs are sent to Liberal students and young adults in campuses and homes all over the UK. The pack includes a chunukkiah, candles, dreidel, gelt … Read More

Liberal student chaplain stars on Songs of Praise

Rabbi Leah Jordan on Songs of Praise

11 November 2015 Rabbi Leah Jordan, Liberal Judaism’s student and young adult chaplain, starred on hit BBC show Songs of Praise, as part of a Mitzvah Day interfaith cooking event. The project brought together Jews and Christians to make food for the homeless, with all items donated to the overnight shelter at … Read More

Progressive students are all kitted out for Shabbat

23 October 2015 Progressive students will be fully equipped for Shabbat on campus thanks to new kits provided by Liberal Judaism. The kits contain a special Kabbalat Shabbat siddur, a £50 food voucher, Kiddush wine, candles, yeast and a challah recipe, and a havdallah set. Liberal chaplain Rabbi Leah Jordan … Read More