‘Progressive Judaism enables Jews to live authentic lives’

Queer Yeshiva

Rabbi Lev Taylor has highlighted the lead Progressive Judaism has taken in LGBT+ equality and inclusion… and what still has to be done. In an article for the Jewish News, he describes the groundbreaking work of Rabbis Lionel Blue, Sheila Shulman and Elli Tikvah Sarah. Rabbi Lev writes: “Because of … Read More

The Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

Join Leo Baeck College, Finchley Reform Synagogue and Beit Klal Yisrael for a special evening to honour the memory of the beloved Rabbi Lionel Blue and set out to answer the question… ‘What is the Legacy of Queer Rabbis?’ This will be a roundtable discussion chaired by Leo Baeck College … Read More

Progressive rabbis on the importance of Pride Month

Pride Month

June is Pride Month – a vibrant and inclusive month of events and activities to celebrate the LGBTQI+ community, their history, achievements and ongoing struggle for equality. Progressive Judaism has long been at the cutting edge of equality and inclusion within the religious world. Both Liberal Judaism and The Movement … Read More

Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber inducted by BHPS

Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah, Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber, Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Danny Rich

Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue (BHPS) was full with congregants and dignitaries, as the community celebrated the induction of Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber. Local MPs, Liberal Judaism leaders and representatives from groups and organisations in the Jewish and wider community joined together with Gabriel’s family and friends for the moving ceremony, … Read More