Liberal rabbis join interfaith birthday tribute to Prince Charles

14 November 2018 Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Danny Rich and Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi joined other faith leaders in presenting an especially commissioned card to celebrate the 70th birthday of Prince Charles. Danny and Margaret formed part of a delegation from the National Council of Imams and Rabbis of the Joseph … Read More

An uplifting day of music south of the river

14 November 2018 Jewish communities from across London gathered at Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS) for a day of singing and cake eating. Led by Rebekka Wedell, director of music for KLS, the day saw members of South London, Wimbledon, North West Surrey and other synagogues join together to learn music … Read More

Liberal Jews help Mitzvah Day get underway

13 November 2018 Members of Liberal Judaism communities have entertained the elderly, cooked for the homeless and educated the next generation as Britain’s biggest faith based day of social action has got underway. Mitzvah Day itself is on Sunday November 18 but many projects take place in the week prior. … Read More

Hear Rabbi Noa Sattath at the Pro Zion-Arzenu UK AGM

8 November 2018 Rabbi Noa Sattath, the director of the Israel Religious Action Centre (IRAC), will be the special guest speaker before the Pro Zion-Arzenu UK AGM on Sunday 25 November. IRAC is the social justice arm of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism and the leading civil … Read More

Join our next teacher training day

8 November 2018 The next joint Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism teacher training day will take place on Sunday 6 January at Alyth Synagogue in Golders Green. The event gives teachers and assistants in Progressive cheders/religion schools the chance to invest in their own Jewish learning and teaching skills, while … Read More

Special reception will display YOUR youth movement stories

1 November 2018 Liberal Judaism will be hosting a special reception before this year’s Fundraising Dinner, displaying the photos and stories of people who have graduated from our youth movement. And whether you knew it as LJY-Netzer, ULPSNYC-Netzer or FLPJYG – we want your stories to be a part of … Read More

Ba’alei Tefillah group enjoy learning weekend

24 October 2018 Twelve participants from nine Liberal communities gathered in Birmingham for three days of intensive learning as part of Liberal Judaism’s celebrated Ba’alei Tefillah course. The two year-long programme, currently in its fifth cohort, trains lay leaders to conduct prayer services in their communities. Those taking part learn … Read More

Walk 10,000 steps to honour the 10,000 Kindertransport children

23 October 2018 A special walk will take place on Sunday 2 December to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Those taking part will walk 10,000 steps (approximately five miles) from The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St John’s Wood to Liverpool Street station. The distance was selected in … Read More

Keynote speaker for fundraising dinner announced

18 October 2018 Liberal Judaism is delighted to announce that Julia Middleton (pictured) will be the keynote speaker at our fundraising dinner on Tuesday 27 November. Julia is the founder and CEO of Common Purpose, one of the world’s biggest leadership development organisations. She is passionate about helping people to … Read More

Celebrate the centenary and legacy of Chaim Herzog

16 October 2018 A special Kabbalat Shabbat service and Friday night dinner are being held this Friday (October 19) to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of former Israeli President Chaim Herzog. The event is being organised by Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue, West London Synagogue and the … Read More