[Video] Faith leaders oppose Illegal Migration Bill

Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen

Progressive Judaism leaders have joined with their Muslim and Christian counterparts to voice opposition to the Illegal Migration Bill. Those speaking out include Liberal Judaism President Rabbi Alexandra Wright,  Reform Judaism CEO Rabbi Josh Levy and Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen of Manchester Reform Synagogue. They all appear in a powerful video, … Read More

Free School Meals for All: Week of Action

Free School Meals for All graphic

Liberal Judaism and The Movement for Reform Judaism are supporting the Free School Meals for All: Week of Action, which takes place from 24-30 June. Organised by the No Child Left Behind coalition, it calls on the Prime Minister to follow in the footsteps of Scotland and Wales, and extend … Read More

TONIGHT: Community Briefing with Jnetics and Chai Cancer Care

Community Briefing - 20 April

Join us on Zoom at 8pm tonight for a Community Briefing with two of Anglo-Jewry’s most important charities – Jnetics and Chai Cancer Care. Jnetics is the only cross communal charity in the UK dedicated to the prevention and diagnosis of Jewish genetic disorders (JGDs). They do this by raising … Read More


Choose Democracy

Liberal Judaism, and our youth movement LJY-Netzer, are supporting CHOOSE DEMOCRACY – a campaign to mobilise thousands of people across the UK Jewish Community to demonstrate solidarity with Israelis fighting for Israel’s democratic future. We are Jews who care about Israel, whose identities are bound up with Israel. We want … Read More

Donate to WJR’s Turkey Earthquake Appeal

WJR Turkey Appeal

World Jewish Relief (WJR) has launched a Turkey Earthquake Appeal. You can donate to it here. More than 12 million lives have been devastated after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, a second 7.5 magnitude earthquake, and powerful aftershocks hit southeast Turkey and neighbouring Syria on 6th February. Thousands have been killed … Read More

Check in with someone on this Brew Monday

Rabbi Charley Baginsky on Brew Monday

Liberal Judaism has joined other Jewish and faith organisations coming together on Brew Monday – encouraging people to reach out to others during a notoriously difficult time of year. Organised by Mitzvah Day, and inspired by the Samaritans campaign of the same name, the initiative urges people to have a … Read More

Supporting Jewish Women’s Aid Shabbat 2022

Jewish Women's Aid Shabbat

Liberal Judaism is proud to be an official sponsor of Jewish Women’s Aid (JWA) Shabbat 2022, which takes place this weekend (Friday/Saturday 2/3 December). JWA Shabbat is the Jewish community’s annual outreach and prevention event on the issues of domestic abuse and sexual violence. The goal is to increase understanding … Read More

Call for urgent action on the cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis

Liberal Judaism has joined with former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and 56 faith groups, charities and politicians to call on the government to take urgent action to bridge the cost of living gap faced by the lowest income families. The call responds to a report, written by poverty expert and … Read More

Lord Dubs delivers Rabbi Harry Martin Jacobi Memorial Lecture

Rabbis Richard and Margaret Jacobi with MP and Mayors

This year’s Rabbi Harry Martin Jacobi Memorial Lecture was delivered by his friend and fellow campaigner for the rights of refugees Lord (Alf) Dubs. Lord Dubs, a child of the Kindertransport, gave an inspiring speech to more 120 people seated in Southgate Progressive Synagogue or watching online. Speaking from his … Read More

[Sermon] Rabbi Lea Mühlstein: Responsibility for our own actions

If Not Now, When

In a new series of articles, Liberal Judaism is reproducing sermons given by our rabbis on important current issues. Here is the sermon given by Rabbi Lea Mühlstein of The Ark Synagogue (given on the occasion of barmitzvah of Edward Archbold) looking at how we should react to Government plans … Read More