Rabbis to swap communities for ‘Liberal Judaism Shabbat’

Liberal Judaism's rabbis and cantors at Kallah

10 January 2018 Liberal Judaism’s clergy will swap communities on, and around, Saturday 19 January as part of a special ‘Liberal Judaism Shabbat’. The services are timed to coincide with the yahrzeit of Lily Montagu and will act as a celebration of her life and legacy. Lily was one of … Read More

Tu Bishvat Shabbaton at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue

LJS Tu Bishvat Shabbaton

9 December 2018 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St Johns Wood will hold a special Shabbaton on Saturday 19 January to celebrate Tu Bishvat. The event runs from 10am until 5.30pm and will include a wide range of study sessions, a service and a vegan chavurah (bring and share) … Read More

New LJY-Netzer youth board formed at Veidah

LJY Netzer Bobag Board

8 January 2019 Members of Liberal Judaism’s youth movement, LJY-Netzer, have voted to form a new board at their annual decision making forum. LJY-Netzer Veidah takes place each January and sees participants, from school year 11 upwards, get together to decide on LJY-Netzer policy and ideology for the year ahead. … 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

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

[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

An evening celebrating Liberal Judaism’s youth movement

28 November 2018 More than 140 people attended the first Liberal Judaism fundraising dinner for a generation as our movement seeks to build for the future. Guests were able to enjoy the splendour of Goldsmiths’ Hall and a fascinating insight into leadership from guest speaker Julia Middleton, CEO and Founder … Read More

Why next week’s fundraising dinner is vital to our future

23 November 2018 We are just a few days away from Liberal Judaism’s fundraising dinner – which takes place on Tuesday 27 November at Goldsmiths’ Hall in London. It won’t just be a fantastic night with delicious food and inspiring speakers, but also your chance to help us raise funds … Read More