The (socially distanced) swim must go on…

Hana Greenfield Memorial in the UK

10 September 2020 By Jane Drapkin One of the Covid casualties from my calendar this summer was a trip to the Czech Republic to take part in the third annual Hana Greenfield Memorial Swim. This swim was not only taking place in a beautiful stretch of the river Labe (Elbe), … Read More

Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi featured in Southbank exhibition

Installation view of Matthew Krishanu works - photo by Linda Nylind

A portrait of Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi is being featured as part of the Everyday Heroes exhibition at the Southbank Centre. Everyday Heroes is an outdoor exhibition celebrating the contributions that key workers and frontline staff have made during the pandemic. It contains artworks and poems by 21 … Read More

Join our High Holy Days song session this Sunday

6 August 2020 This Sunday, join Rabbi Rachel Benjamin, Rabbi Cantor Gershon Silins, and Ruth Colin for a song session in preparation for the High Holy Days. The session will discuss what makes a High Holy Days tune, and will teach traditional and new songs and tunes for this highly … Read More

WATCH Liberal Judaism’s Hot Potatoes: Annexation 101

Hot Potatoes Annexation - landscape

19 June 2020 It’s difficult to have a conversation right now about Israel without the topic of annexation coming up. But what exactly is it and what does it mean? How does it differ from the current situation? How does it differ from the situation in Gaza and other parts … Read More

Liberal Judaism enjoys record breaking Biennial Weekend

Rabbi Charley Baginsky, Rabbi Aaron Goldstein and Ruth Seager at LJ Biennial

25 May 2020 A record breaking 1,500 registered delegates attended Liberal Judaism’s Biennial At Home – hearing our movement’s rabbis and leadership outline plans to make our prophetic voice even stronger in the years ahead. With five times as many people signed up to watch online as can fit into … Read More

[Blog] Join Liberal Jews all over the UK for our Biennial

Rabbi René Pfertzel

20 May 2002 By Rabbi René Pfertzel (on behalf of the Biennial At Home Committee) We are now just two days away from Liberal Judaism’s Biennial At Home – our movement’s flagship event of 2020. It may be taking place entirely online, rather than in the usual venue of a … Read More

Lily’s Legacy Exhibition to launch at Biennial Weekend

Lilys Legacy flyer

18 May 2020 Lily’s Legacy: Voices and Visions of Liberal Judaism – an exhibition inspired by Lily Montagu and the founders of our movement – will launch at next weekend’s Biennial At Home. From Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May, delegates are invited to explore podcasts, video testimonials and other … Read More

Join Rabbi Charley Baginsky for faith and COVID-19 webinar

faith and covid-19 webinar

17 May 2020 Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Charley Baginsky will take part in a webinar entitled Dialogue & Debate: Faith Responses to COVID-19, hosted by Cumberland Lodge at 11am on Wednesday 20 May. Cumberland Lodge is educational charity founded in 1947, in the aftermath of World War II, that empowers people, … Read More

Biennial Weekend At Home – full details and schedule

15 May 2020 We have made lots of changes for this year’s Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend. For the first time ever it will be delivered entirely online and the whole event is FREE for both members and guests. But thing that isn’t changing is the fantastic and in-depth programme that everyone … Read More