Sussex Jewish News interview with Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah

Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah

Winston Pickett speaks to Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah: This interview was originally published in the Sussex Jewish News (SJN) April 2021 edition and is copyright of the SJN. When sitting down to interview a distinguished rabbi as they look back on more than two decades of service to their synagogue … Read More

Join the LJS’s Yom Ha-Shoah service and event

LJS Yom Ha_Shoah event

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) will be hosting an online service and special event on Wednesday (7 April) to mark Yom Ha-Shoah, where guest speakers will include Peter Sís and Dame Esther Rantzen. Peter Sís is an internationally acclaimed illustrator, author, and filmmaker. His book, Nicky & Vera, is the … Read More

Pitch your inclusion project to our judges and win £3,000!

Liberal Judaism is offering £3,000 to help get a community inclusion project off the ground, as part of a competition taking place at this year’s Biennial Weekend at Home. With a dedication to ‘inclusion in action’ at the Biennial, and beyond, we are looking for Liberal communities to pitch their … Read More

Nottingham Liberal Synagogue’s Purimspiel to remember

Nottingham Liberal Synagogue Purim

Nottingham Liberal Synagogue (NLS) gave Rabbi Tanya Sakhnovich a farewell Purimspiel to remember, as she spends her final year as the community’s Rabbi. Rabbi Tanya has been at NLS for 12 years, having started as a Student Rabbi, and has brought a level of energy, enthusiasm and individuality that has … Read More

Join Dublin Progressive’s Erev St Patrick’s Day party

Dublin St Patrick's Day Party

Liberal Judaism’s Dublin Jewish Progressive Congregation will be hosting a special online event to mark Erev St Partrick’s Day on Tuesday 16 March at 5pm. Held jointly with Beit Luria Progressive Synagogue of South Africa, it promises to be a real celebration of Jewish life in Ireland. The community’s Beverly … Read More

March/April 2021 LJ Today remembers those we have lost

LJ Today - March April 2021 front page

The latest issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is a special edition, celebrating the memories of those we have lost in 2021. Two pages are dedicated to Rosita Rosenberg, whose whole adult life was spent building Liberal Judaism and who served as our movement’s Executive Director from 1989-1997 … Read More

Joyce’s fundraising for cancer support surpasses £200,000

Joyce Rothschild

By Joe Seager Joyce Rothschild, Birmingham Progressive Synagogue’s award-winning charity fundraiser, has given Macmillan Cancer Support a massive financial boost. Proceeds from the annual quiz she launched 24 years ago have now climbed beyond the £200,000 mark – a monumental milestone. Joyce, 65, began fundraising after recovering from an aggressive … Read More

How to take part in Refugee Shabbat (5/6 March)

Refugee Shabbat Logo

Liberal Judaism is proud to support Refugee Shabbat, which this year takes place on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 March. Refugee Shabbat – organised by HIAS – is a moment for congregations and individuals around the world to dedicate a Shabbat experience to refugees and asylum seekers. A spokesperson for … 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

Read the January/February 2021 edition of LJ Today

LJ Today January February Edition

The latest edition of LJ Today – Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine – is out now and available to read, download and print online. This jam-packed edition features all the latest news, views and pictures from Liberal Judaism and our communities, including: Details of Liberal Judaism’s new Chief Executive Officer, Chief … Read More