Read our High Holy Days special edition of LJ Today

LJ Today - Sep Oct 2020 edition

22 June 2020 The latest issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is a special edition dedicated to the upcoming High Holy Days. Inside you will find wonderful and eclectic commentary from Liberal Judaism’s rabbis and leaders – including Rabbis Charley Baginsky, Aaron Goldstein, Danny Rich and Alexandra Wright … Read More

NPLS inspires Czech town to buy former rabbinic home

Kolin Rabbis House

19 August 2020 The town of Kolín, in the Czech Republic, has bought the house the rabbi of the once thriving Jewish community there used to live in – after being inspired by the work of Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) in keeping the memory of its Jews alive. … Read More

Liberal Judaism works with BBC on Black Jews feature

BBC documentary on Black Jews

19 August 2020 Liberal Judaism is proud to have worked with the BBC on a feature about the experience of Black Jews and Jews of Colour in the Jewish community. The item, which ran on BBC One and the BBC News channel this morning, saw Kehillah North London member Michael … Read More

Join the LJS online on Thursdays for Singing for The Mind

Singing for the Mind Zoom

15 July 2020 Members and friends of Liberal Judaism are invited to join Singing for the Mind – a weekly group at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) for people with memory loss. In normal times the hour-long Thursday afternoon sessions are held in the synagogue’s Montefiore Hall where participants meet … Read More

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

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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