Our incredibly difficult decision to restrict funeral attendance

Edgwarebury Cemetery

25 March 2020 By the Conference of Liberal Rabbis and Cantors Our hearts are broken by the decision which, by now, you may have read or heard. Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism have taken an incredibly difficult decision to restrict the physical attendance at all funerals to solely the rabbi … Read More

Please #ShowUpForShabbat on October 25/26

8 September 2019 Liberal Judaism is urging its members to #ShowUpForShabbat on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October… and bring friends of all faiths and none with you. The initiative started last year after the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh when 11 congregants were murdered at … Read More

A commemoration for International Overdose Awareness Day

Peter Phillips 25 August 2019 Saturday 30 August is commemorated as International Overdose Awareness Day – a time when those of us who have lost family and friends to drug overdoses remember our loved ones and seek positive change in the way that the larger society responds to them. For … Read More

Rabbi Harry Jacobi z”l Memorial Service to take place in December

7 August 2019 A special memorial service for Rabbi Harry Jacobi MBE z”l will take place at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue on the afternoon of Sunday 15 December. Liberal Judaism vice president Harry, who died in April, was one of our movement’s most beloved and respected rabbis. This memorial service … Read More

Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration programme

30 April 2019 Liberal Judaism is proud to announce the full programme for this year’s Day of Celebration, which takes place at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) on Sunday 23 June. You can read the programme by clicking here. Our flagship event of 2019, the Day of Celebration will focus … Read More

Bereaved Israeli and Palestinian parents speak at SLLS

Bassam and Robi of the Bereaved Families Forum

11 March 2019 By Rabbi Nathan Godleman South London Liberal Synagogue South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) in Streatham welcomed Bassam and Robi (pictured) from the Bereaved Families Forum, along with organiser, Sana, on Saturday 9 March. Of the forty or more people present after the service, who can forget their … Read More

Grave search facility available for Edgwarebury Cemetery

Joan Shopper 8 October 2018 A new online grave search facility is available for Edgwarebury Cemetery (Edgware) and Hoop Lane Cemetery (Golders Green). If you wish to use it, please visit www.edgwareburycemetery.org.uk/burial-search/ Searches can be made by either forename or surname and you can search in Edgwarebury, Hoop Lane or … Read More