Progressive Jewish Students to run Careers Month in Feb

PJS Careers Month

During February, Progressive Jewish Students will be running a Careers Month to inspire and reassure students about their job prospects post-university. UK Ambassador to the Ukraine Melinda Simmons, BBC journalist Tim Franks and CEO of JW3 Raymond Simonson are among the speakers who will be talking to students about their … Read More

Biennial: A showcase of what Liberal Judaism is all about

Biennial 2021 - Breaking Down Walls

Rabbi Leah Jordan on what’s in store at the Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend: In response to the challenges of this year, Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend 2021 – which will take place online from Friday 30 April to Sunday 2 May – promises to be something special and unique. At this … Read More

Comedian Philip Simon to star at LJ Chanukah Party

Chanukah Party Graphic

Comedian Philip Simon has joined the line up of talent at Liberal Judaism’s Last Night Chanukah Party this Thursday (17 December) at 7.15pm. Philip is an award-winning stand up and one of the most sought after comperes and opening/closing acts working on the comedy circuit today. He is also an … Read More

The Rabbi Harry Martin Jacobi Memorial Lecture (Jan 24)

All members and friends of Liberal Judaism are invited to attend the inaugural Rabbi Harry Martin Jacobi Memorial Lecture on Sunday 24 January 2021, from 2.30pm. The online lecture will be delivered by Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi on the topic Religion & Justice: From Leviticus to Lily. Margaret, the daughter … Read More

Ritual Reconstructed Revisited – the Chanukah edition

Liberal Judaism is delighted to invite you to take part in an online interdisciplinary symposium which builds and expands upon the successful project Ritual Reconstructed: challenges to disconnection, division and exclusion in the Jewish LGBTQI+ community. Ritual Reconstructed ran between 2014-16 (pictured) with intermittent ‘pop-up’ events in the years since. … Read More

Nominate your LJ Lights – those who have made life better

Chanukah Party Graphic

Liberal Judaism wants to celebrate the members of our community who have lit up our lives in this difficult year. That’s why we have introduced LJ Lights, a special thank you that will take place during our Last Night Chanukah Party and on social media. But we need YOUR nominations to … Read More

BBC star to host Liberal Judaism Chanukah Party

Chanukah Party Graphic

Liberal Judaism’s Last Night Chanukah Party is almost upon us – and we are pleased to announce that BBC Three Counties Radio star Toby Friedner will be the host. Toby, a member of our very own South Bucks Jewish Community, will be joined at the event by Liberal Judaism rabbis, … Read More

Join the Jewish LGBT+ Group’s World AIDS Day service

World AIDS Day service

Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Mark Solomon and Rabbi Anna Posner will lead a special Kabbalat Shabbat service this Friday night (December 4) at 7pm to mark World AIDS Day 2020. Hosted by the Jewish LGBT+ Group and Beit Klal Yisrael, it is a chance for communities and individuals to come together … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions at the Limmud Festival

Liberal Judaism rabbis and members will be presenting multiple sessions at this year’s Limmud Festival, which will be hosted virtually from December 27-31. Liberal Judaism interim director Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Dr Judith Rosen-Berry will be presenting a session on ‘Theology and Leadership – being radically open to oppositional … Read More

LJS to host racism talk from Stephen Bush (24 Nov)

Stephen Bush

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) is hosting the last in its series of talks on the theme of racism tomorrow (Tuesday 24 November) from 8.15pm-9.30pm via Zoom. Open to all members and friends of Liberal Judaism, the session will see Stephen Bush (pictured) present the findings of the Board of … Read More