Join Liberal Judaism’s VirtualiTEA every day at 4pm

Rabbi Charley Baginsky and her children

23 March 2020 Rabbi Charley Baginsky, Liberal Judaism’s director of strategy and partnerships, will be running a drop in VirtualiTEA at her house (virtually) every day at 4pm via Zoom. She said: “This is a chance for those with kids to spend the witching hour together and those without to … Read More

Liberal Judaism update/statement on COVID-19

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21 March 2020 By Rabbi Charley Baginsky Director of Strategy and Partnerships, Liberal Judaism Along with all faith organisations, Liberal Judaism is determined to do our part to help limit or slow down the transmission of COVID-19, while maintaining support for our communities and members in these unprecedented and unsettling … Read More

Rabbi Charley Baginsky seconded from South Bucks to Liberal Judaism

Rabbi Charley Baginsky

4 March 2020 Rabbi Charley Baginsky is taking up a six-month secondment at Liberal Judaism from 1 April. Charley had previously split her time between her role as Liberal Judaism’s director of strategy and partnerships and as the rabbi at South Bucks Jewish Community (SBJC). The move strengthens Liberal Judaism’s … Read More

Comment: We must be allies in fight against Islamophobia

Rabbi Charley Baginsky

By Rabbi Charley Baginsky The Board of Deputies and many other communal organisations have already condemned the truly appalling article that appeared in the Jewish Chronicle this week by Melanie Phillips. Liberal Judaism adds its voice clearly and strongly to the disgust felt in the Jewish community at this attack … Read More

[Statement] Response to Rod Liddle Article

1 November 2019 A statement by Rabbi Charley Baginsky, Director of Strategy & Partnerships. We stand in solidarity with those targeted in Rod Liddle’s latest Spectator column. His words are islamaphobic and misogynist. Liberal Judaism unequivocally, and will always, condemn this language and hatred.    

Day of Celebration tackles vital questions on care

Dame Margaret Hodge and Jean Gaffin OBE at the LJ Day Of Celebration 2019

24 June 2019 More than 180 Progressive Jews came together to discuss care, community and social justice at the Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration. The movement’s flagship event of 2019 had the theme of ‘If I am only for myself’ and focused on how to meet the desire and need … Read More

New Passport Scheme launched at Patrons’ Dinner

Rabbis Danny Rich and Charley Baginsky with young people who will benefit from the new Passport scheme

21 June 2019 Liberal Judaism has announced a new form of centralised membership for young adults – providing them with access to all events and services at Liberal communities across the country for an affordable cost. The new Liberal Judaism Passport Scheme was unveiled at this year’s Patrons’ Dinner, the … Read More