Jews and Muslims unite for care worker blessing

Care home blessing

6 July 2020 Jews and Muslims in Barnet got together at a care home to bless those who work there and demand a real Living Wage for the care sector. The group, who are all members of Citizens UK in Barnet, recited a special joint prayer for the carers at … Read More

Meet our new Progressive Judaism student chaplain

Rabbi Anna Posner

2 July 2002 Former LJY-Netzer movement worker Anna Posner is returning to Liberal Judaism as the new Progressive Judaism student chaplain. Anna – who will graduate as a rabbi from Leo Baeck College this summer – will support Jewish students and build the presence and vibrancy of Progressive Jewish life on … 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

Join our Liberal Judaism Green Shabbat on Friday night

Green Shabbat

29 June 2020 Nottingham Liberal Synagogue is hosting a special communal Liberal Judaism Green Shabbat event this Friday night (June 3) – and everyone is welcome! Liberal congregations from Leicester, Bristol, Brighton, Essex, Birmingham, York and Lincoln will join Nottingham for the online service and discussion, with members and friends … Read More

Liberal Judaism statement on reopening of synagogues

Liberal Judaism Logo

23 June 2020 By Rabbi Charley Baginsky Interim Director of Liberal Judaism Although Government advice is that places of worship can physically reopen from 4 July 2020, this is not something Liberal Judaism will be rushing to do. We are speaking with our communities, all of which have different and … Read More

Read the July/August 2020 edition of LJ Today

July August LJ Today

22 June 2020 The latest issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is jam-packed with news and photos from our national movement and communities. It includes stories on our new interim directors, Biennial Weekend, social justice work, rabbis, communities, youth movement and much more. With our buildings closed, printing/distributing … Read More

Kehillah North London appoints Rabbi Leah Jordan

Rabbi Leah Jordan

11 June 2020 Rabbi Leah Jordan has begun work as the new rabbi of Kehillah North London. The community started life as North London Progressive Jewish Community in 2002 and was built and led for 15 years by Rabbi Shulamit Ambalu. It has also been served by Cantor Tamara Wolfson … Read More

NLPS Trust funding opportunity – closes 7 August

10 June 2020 The NLPS Trust for Progressive Judaism is holding its next meeting in September 2020.  The Trust funds large and small projects, examples of which can be seen on its website. The Trust welcome applications from Liberal Judaism congregations from across the UK and Europe, including developing and … Read More

Faith leaders united for Iftar to help those in need

Faith leaders unite to help those in need

02 June 2020 Rabbi Rebecca Birk of Finchley Progressive Synagogue joined with other faith leaders last month for a special celebration towards the end of Ramadan to help those in need. Rebecca teamed up with Mother Carol Barrett Ford and Imam Muhammed Bodrul Haque for the ‘Iftar For All’ at … Read More

Diego’s Liberal cycling challenge to raise money for SLLS

Diego is cycling around all London Liberal Judaism communities

26 May 2020 A member of the South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) is cycling to every Liberal Judaism synagogue in Greater London over this week – in order to raise money to improve the SLLS building. Diego Giraldo Casas is taking on the challenge in order both to keep fit … Read More