Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 3)

Lady Ruth Morris of Kenwood

The Jewish News has completed its 120 Over 80 list – celebrating the achievements of those who have influenced and inspired the Jewish community for many years – with more Liberal Jews featured. In the paper’s final part, which included those with first names beginning R-Z, the following members of … Read More

Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 2)

Jeromé and Louise Freedman

More Liberal Jews have been included in the 120 over 80 list compiled by The Jewish News to celebrate those who have inspired for decades. The countdown, in partnership with Jewish Care, pays tribute to the Jewish community’s “oldest and wisest” and includes rabbis, volunteers, political figures, celebrities and Holocaust … Read More

Liberal Judaism Officer nominated as Citizen of the Year

Owen Power

Owen Power, a member of Liberal Judaism’s Board of National Officers, has been nominated for Salford’s Citizen of the Year Award. The honour seeks to recognise a truly inspirational Salford hero who has made an outstanding contribution to the area. Owen – who holds Liberal Judaism’s inclusion portfolio and is … Read More

Liberal Jews celebrated in Jewish News 120 Over 80 (part 1)

Cynthia and Neil Drapkin

Many members of Liberal Judaism are in this week’s Jewish News – as part of the paper’s 120 Over 80 list. Over the next four weeks the newspaper, in partnership with Jewish Care, is celebrating 120 individuals aged 80 and over who have influenced and shaped Anglo-Jewry over many decades. … Read More

Nottingham member Professor Dan Clark receives OBE

Professor Dan Clark

Nottingham Liberal Synagogue (NLS) member Professor Dan Clark has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list for services to clinical engineering, particularly during Covid-19. Dan, who is head of clinical engineering at Nottingham University Hospitals, is a former treasurer of NLS where he, wife Gill and daughters … Read More

Nominate your LJ Lights – those who have made life better

Chanukah Party Graphic

Liberal Judaism wants to celebrate the members of our community who have lit up our lives in this difficult year. That’s why we have introduced LJ Lights, a special thank you that will take place during our Last Night Chanukah Party and on social media. But we need YOUR nominations to … Read More

Nottingham member elected as Fellow of the British Academy

Professor Mike Billig

30 August 2020 Professor Mike Billig, a member of Nottingham Liberal Synagogue (NLS), has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy. The British Academy consists of world-leading scholars and researchers in the humanities and social science. Only one or two people are elected each year in each section, via … Read More

Nominate now for the Jewish News’ 80 over Eighty

1 June 2020 The Jewish News will be celebrating the achievements of older members of the community with their first ever 80 Over Eighty list, in partnership with Jewish Care. Liberal Judaism’s interim director, Rabbi Charley Baginsky, will be on the judging panel alongside representatives from all sections of the Anglo-Jewish … Read More

Crouch End father and daughter win EcoSynagogue Award

20 February 2020 Crouch End Chavurah’s Leah Bindman Cohen and her father Dave Cohen were honoured at the EcoSynagogue Awards 2020. The pair won a joint prize at the ceremony, held in conjunction with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, for their contributions in helping the Chavurah become greener. … Read More

Help us showcase those advancing LGBTQI+ equality

LGBT History Month

3 February 2020 Liberal Judaism has teamed up with the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) during LGBT History Month to showcase all those who are advancing LGBTQI+ equality in our communities. The JLC are looking to profile and celebrate people who have done their bit to make our congregations more welcoming … Read More