Join our Online Seder for all who are curious

Online Seder advert

Why will this year’s Seder night be different from all other Seder nights? Because this year there’ll be an online opportunity for anyone curious about this most famous Jewish ritual. Aimed at those who may have recently converted, or are in the process of converting, it’s also open to everyone … Read More

‘Inspiring’ Progressive Iftar supports asylum seeker campaign

Iftar at Finchley Progressive Synagogue

An Iftar at Finchley Progressive Synagogue (FPS) marked an important moment in a day of action campaigning for free bus travel for asylum seekers. The evening was the final stop on Barnet Citizens’ ‘Iftar for the Bus’, which saw a vintage bus travel across London to raise awareness for the … Read More

Shirei met Chagigah and welcomed in the future

Uplifting, joyous, meaningful, and musical were some of the comments at the end of the Movement for Reform Judaism’s flagship event, Shirei meets Chagigah. It was an all-singing, all-learning four days away with rabbis, cantors, leaders, community members, and speakers from around the world, all coming together to enjoy and … Read More

Progressive rabbi gives blessing at Commonwealth Service

Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers at the Commonwealth Day Service of Celebration

Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers (pictured) offered the blessing on behalf of the Jewish community at the Commonwealth Day Service of Celebration at Westminster Abbey, broadcast on BBC1. Explaining how, in the Torah, our ancestors are shown as flawed leaders who learn and grow on their journey, Rabbi Debbie quoted the Book … Read More

Join our free Crisis Comms Media Masterclass

Simon Rothstein and Graham Miller

This Monday (18 March) at 7pm, Liberal Judaism and the Movement for Reform Judaism will be running a free Media Masterclass for members covering crisis comms and responding to criticism. This session will cover all aspects of the issues a community may face, including those arising from the current conflict … Read More

Progressive rabbis deliver JC’s Thought for the Week

Rabbi Danny Rich and Rabbi Kathleen Middleton are writing the Thought for the Week for the Judaism pages of the Jewish Chronicle. Known as the ‘Sidrah column’, it allows our clergy to give a Progressive view on the Torah portion to a wide-ranging audience. Rabbi Kathleen, of Mosaic Reform Synagogue, … Read More

Join our free Twitter/X Media Masterclass

This Monday (19 February) at 7pm, Liberal Judaism and the Movement for Reform Judaism will be running a free Media Masterclass for members on how to get the most out of X (previously known as Twitter) and similar platforms. X is the most difficult and controversial of social media platforms. … Read More

Enter your community for the Mitzvah Day Awards

Nominations are now open for the Mitzvah Day Awards! The event celebrates the amazing communities, organisations, individuals and beneficiary charities that made Mitzvah Day 2023 the success that it was. It is an opportunity to have your congregation, and Progressive Judaism as a whole, recognised – and also a chance … Read More

Join Yelala’s spring retreat for a Shabbat of song and connection

Student Rabbi Yael Tischler and Kohenet Rachel Rose Reid will be running their Yelala spring retreat in Wiltshire from 5-7 April. Student Rabbi Yael, who studies at Leo Baeck College, said: “The retreat will focus on connection, song, relaxation, and gathering up some skills and confidence to take radical Jewish … Read More

Find out more about Reform Judaism’s Shirei meets Chagigah

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 Liberal Judaism members are invited to join our friends from the Movement for Reform Judaism at Shirei meets Chagigah.The Reform equivalent of our Biennial Weekend, it will be full of wonderful music, discussion, celebration and, above all, community.A great chance to get to better know our new Progressive Judaism … Read More