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

Ba’alei Tefillah lay leading course goes online

Ba'alei Tefillah lay leading course

12 May 2020 By Alexandra Simonon The sixth cohort of Liberal Judaism’s Ba’alei Tefillah lay leading course started with a bang on March 8. On that day, 16 candidates 15 fifteen communities and five countries, along with their three tutors, gathered at the Montagu Centre for a day of learning. … Read More

May/June 2020 LJ Today is first to only be available online

22 April 2020 Liberal Judaism has released a digital version of its bi-monthly magazine LJ Today, the first time in our movement’s near 120 history that our key newsletter/magazine of the day has been online only. The issue contains all the news, views and pictures that readers have come to … Read More

Join our online Book Dippers club for literary lovers

20 April 2019 Liberal Judaism and Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS) are delighted to bring the popular KLS Book Dippers club to our whole membership. Book Dippers is an online get-together for book lovers. You don’t have to read a particular book in advance – instead bringing one you wish to … Read More