Brighton welcome Strictly star for cross-communal event

19 September 2019 Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue were delighted to welcome Rob Rinder – star of Strictly Come Dancing and Judge Rinder – to speak at a cross-communal gathering at the synagogue on Sunday. Rob spoke about what his Jewish inheritance from his family means to him and why … Read More

Humanists UK dialogue officer joins our faith schools debate

Jeremy Rodell

16 September 2019 Jeremy Rodell, the dialogue officer for Humanists UK, is the fourth and final panellist to be announced for this week’s Liberal Judaism Hot Potatoes debate on faith schools. Jeremy has been a school speaker for both Humanists UK and the Faith & Belief Forum for many years. … Read More

Key voices in faith schools debate to speak at LJ event

13 September 2019 The panel for Liberal Judaism’s Hot Potatoes event on faith schools will feature important voices on both sides of the argument. The debate – titled ‘faith schools: is isolation splendid?’ – will take place on Thursday 19 September at 7pm at the Montagu Centre in Central London. … Read More

Take part in the first ever Jnetics Supper Quiz

Jnetics Quiz Flyer

2 September 2019 Jnetics – the charity dedicated to improving the awareness, prevention and management of Jewish genetic disorders in the UK – is hosting its first ever Supper Quiz. The quiz, which takes places on the evening of Sunday 15 September, promises to be a fun-filled social event of … Read More

A commemoration for International Overdose Awareness Day

Peter Phillips 25 August 2019 Saturday 30 August is commemorated as International Overdose Awareness Day – a time when those of us who have lost family and friends to drug overdoses remember our loved ones and seek positive change in the way that the larger society responds to them. For … Read More

JCoSS head to be part of Hot Potatoes faith schools debate

22 August 2019 Patrick Moriarty, the headteacher of the Jewish Community Secondary School (JCoSS), will be part of the panel for the next Liberal Judaism Hot Potatoes discussion. The event – titled ‘faith schools: is isolation splendid?’ – will take place on Thursday 19 September at 7pm at the Montagu … Read More

Save the date: Mental Health Awareness Shabbat

20 August 2019 Jami’s Mental Health Awareness Shabbat will take place on Friday 31 January / Saturday 1 February 2020. It aims to raise the profile of mental health in the Jewish community and to give a focal point for mental health and wellbeing activities. It provides an opportunity to … Read More

NPLS to host ‘Being Jewish Today’ book launch

16 August 2019 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue will host a fascinating discussion on what it means to be Jewish in modern society, featuring some the country’s most senior rabbis. The event is to launch the new book by Rabbi Tony Bayfield, entitled Being Jewish Today: Confronting the Real Issues. … Read More

Join our Lily’s Legacy tour of The Wiener Library

14 August 2019 Liberal Judaism’s latest ground-breaking heritage project is offering a free private tour of The Wiener Library. Anyone interested in being part of the volunteer team for Lily’s Legacy: The Radical History & Heritage of Liberal Judaism in Britain can take part in the tour, although places are … Read More