Volunteering and training opportunities for LJ legacy project

16 January 2019 Liberal Judaism has launched its latest ground-breaking oral history project Lily’s Legacy: The Radical History & Heritage of Liberal Judaism in Britain… and now we need your help! Over the next year, we will record the diverse voices of our movement and map the various existing heritage … Read More

Vote Liberal in the Mitzvah Day Awards

7 January 2019 Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community (PLJC) and LJY-Netzer are both in the running to win prestigious Mitzvah Day Awards. The awards – which celebrate the best projects that take place on the UK’s biggest faith-based day of social action – are all voted for by the public via … Read More

Mental Health Awareness Shabbat on 11/12 January

18 December 2018 Liberal Judaism congregations will join more than 100 communities, synagogues and schools around the UK taking part in the upcoming Head On: Mental Health Awareness Shabbat. Taking place on Friday 11 January and Saturday 12 January, the Shabbat aims to raise the profile of mental health and … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions at Limmud

17 December 2018 If you’re off to Limmud for shabbat or next week then you are in good company, with Liberal Judaism rabbis, officers, members and partners presenting sessions on an eclectic range of topics. Limmud Festival 2018 runs from Friday 21 December to Thursday 27 December in Birmingham and … Read More

Explore Israel and Europe with LJY-Netzer this summer

13 December 2018 LJY-Netzer is delighted to announce the details of this summer’s Israel Tour and Kayitz Tzuf Europe Tour. LJY-Netzer’s Israel Tour, which begins on 14 July, is a trip down the length and breadth one of the most fascinating and complicated countries on the planet for those in … Read More

When Harry blessed Harry

11 December 2018 Liberal Judaism vice president Rabbi Harry Jacobi MBE had the honour of blessing his great-grandson and namesake, Harry Newham, during a celebratory baby naming and blessing service at East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue (ELELS) this Shabbat. The synagogue was packed with family, friends and community members … Read More

An interfaith Chanukah celebration in Kingston

10 December 2018 Around 70 people attended an interfaith Chanukah celebration at Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS), as part of a Kingston Interfaith Forum initiative. A special service, candle lighting and Chanukah tea was attended by members from the local Christian, Muslim and Humanist communities, as well as non-Jewish friends and … Read More

Save the date: LJ Music Day on Saturday June 22

6 December 2018 We are proud to announce that our next Liberal Judaism Music Day will take place on Saturday 22 June 2019. The event will be held at Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) with the theme of ‘music reflecting the text’. Through a range of song sessions and … Read More

South London take part in Pittsburgh project

5 December 2018 South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) was part of a unique project that saw 2,000 handmade Stars of David hung throughout Pittsburgh. The children of SLLS joined 1,000 young volunteers around the world making the stars, each with a heart in the centre. The project was created by … Read More

[Blog] Weapons of violence and light

Rabbi Sandra Kviat 5 December 2018 Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Sandra Kviat spoke at the Civil Service Jewish Network (JNet) Chanukah event and candle lighting, held in London last night. In a powerful speech, Sandra offered a different look at the miracle of Chanukah and spoke about how we can use … Read More