LJ Biennial Weekend 2023 – report and pictures

Hundreds of Liberal Jews came together for the Biennial Weekend – reflecting on what matters most to them and using that to look ahead to a future unified with Reform Judaism. The first major Liberal Judaism event held since the historic announcement that our movements would be creating one single … Read More

[Video] WUPJ President keynote address at Connections 2023

Rabbi Sergio Bergman speech at Connections 2023

World Union for Progressive Judaism President Rabbi Sergio Bergman committed the WUPJ to inclusivity, innovation and grassroots community leadership in his keynote speech at Connections 2023. You can watch the address in full below: Addressing more than 250 Progressive Jewish leaders attending from around the world – including many from … Read More

Friday/Saturday 26/27 May: Shavuot at The LJS

Maya Goldstein

Join The Liberal Jewish Synagogue for an inspiring and meaningful all-night Shavuot programme on Friday 26-Saturday 27 May. The evening will include a one-woman show by Maya Goldstein (pictured), a photo exhibition, a talk from Oasis of Peace, a variety of engaging study sessions and the infamous LJS cheesecake competition! … Read More

Thursday 25 May: Tikkun Leyl Shavuot at The Ark

A Liberal Judaism Tikkun Leyl Shavuot, open to everyone either in person or online, will be hosted by The Ark Synagogue on Thursday 25 May from 6-10.30pm. The Ark’s Rabbi Aaron Goldstein (pictured) said: “The evening will see us share responses to the call to our ancient Israelite ancestors: Shema … Read More

Progressive leaders to convene in Israel for WUPJ Connections 2023

WUPJ Connections

[WUPJ Press Release] Progressive Jewish leaders from across the globe will convene in Jerusalem beginning May 3 as The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) opens Connections 2023, its biennial conference. The four-day event, WUPJ’s first large in-person gathering since the pandemic, represents the unity and strength of the Progressive … Read More

Sunday 11 June: Sing-a-long with Liberal Judaism

Singalong with LJ

By Ruth Colin Technology came up trumps over the last few years – enabling us to grow as a movement and bring our synagogues and rabbis into congregants’ homes and then, thankfully, back through our doors again. However it never did solve the communal singing aspect. As hard as we … Read More

Join our Israel@75 virtual event on Tuesday 25 April

Israel@75 event

Join Progressive Jews from all around the country, at 7pm on Tuesday 25 April, as we mark Israel@75. The event, organised by Liberal Judaism’s rabbis and presented by Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel and Rabbi Gili Zidkiyahu, will give us the chance to get together and celebrate Israel’s 75th anniversary joyfully … Read More

Liberal Judaism Community Briefing schedule for April

Community Briefing - JNetics

Thanks for all your positive feedback on the new format for Liberal Judaism’s Thursday evening Community Briefings. We are now delighted to bring you our schedule for April. Thursday 13 April – No Open House due to Pesach Thursday 20 April – JNETICS and Chai Cancer Care (pictured) Join Nicole … Read More

Join our Biennial Weekend Community Briefing

Biennial Weekend Community Briefing

This Thursday (23 March) evening we will have a special Liberal Judaism Community Briefing where you can meet two of our Biennial Weekend keynote speakers. You will get to hear from Rabbi Larry Hoffman and Dr Joel Hoffman, plus find out more about our plans and programme for Liberal Judaism’s … Read More

Hot Potatoes: Should the Diaspora be our new Zion?

Hot Potatoes

Liberal Judaism’s Hot Potatoes is back… and in person! Hot Potatoes is a series of panel events covering keenly debated issues within the Jewish community, while aiming to create a ‘safe space’ where there is debate without judgement. In the past, we’ve covered Labour and antisemitism, citizenship, faith schools, lockdowns … Read More