Talking sex at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue

29 December 2016 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) will host ‘Judaism and the Sex Question’, five sessions to liven up your winter Tuesday evenings. The sessions are open to all and will run every Tuesday night at 7.45pm, from 10 January until 7 February, 2017. Rabbi René Pfertzel said: “The … Read More

LJY-Netzer – Top 5 Landmarks in 2016

28 December 2016 LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, has had another standout year – with its trademark mix of everything from campaigns and education to camps and events. Below, we pick out five key LJY-Netzer moments from 2016: 1. A new movement worker team In April, Hannah Stephenson … Read More

Get £100 off LJY-Netzer camps with our Chanukah offer

24 December 2016 Here is a Chanukah gift to all our amazing young Liberal Jews – £100 off LJY-Netzer’s spring and summer camps. If you sign up for both Machaneh Aviv and Machaneh Kadimah before the end of January, you will get a £100 discount. Machaneh Aviv spring camp runs from … Read More

Day of Celebrating Liberal Jewish Music 

Date: Saturday 10 June Location: Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue Time: 9am-5pm Price: £20 Adults | £10 Under 18s  We are excited to invite you to a day to explore and share our Liberal Jewish Music, open to all LJ community members whether you are a singer, music leader, instrumentalist, or just interested … Read More

Chanukah begins with intergenerational party at NPLS

16 December 2016 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) held an inter-generational Chanukah lunch, with older members of the community entertained by the choir of Clore Shalom school and NPLS’ own Singing for the Soul group. As well as food and a choir performance, the afternoon also saw the schoolchildren … Read More

Interfaith guests help celebrate 25 years of Peterborough

13 December 2016 Guests from all of the region’s faith groups helped Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community (PLJC) celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday. Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, led a specially tailored service – explaining the origin and significance of the various aspects of Shabbat. It was followed … Read More

First communications away day hailed as great success

5 December 2016 Liberal Judaism’s first ever communications and PR away day for members of communities was described as “excellent”, “engaging” and “extremely helpful” by participants. Held at Common Purpose, in London, 15 delegates attended, representing communities from all around the UK, including London, Lancashire, York, Gloucestershire, Brighton and Essex. … Read More

Liberal Judaism team kick off Mitzvah Day with care home visit

22 November 2016 Rabbis Danny Rich and Leah Jordan led a staff team from Liberal Judaism’s head office, the Montagu Centre, in our movement’s first Mitzvah Day of 2016. The team baked cakes and served tea to the older people, spending a lovely afternoon swapping stories at the Norton House … Read More

Rabbi Harry Jacobi conducts AJEX Remembrance Ceremony

21 November 2016 Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Harry Jacobi MBE conducted this weekend’s 82nd AJEX Annual Remembrance Ceremony and Parade, alongside Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Rabbi (Major) Reuben Livingstone. Harry – who twice fled the Nazis, first from Germany to Holland and then to the UK – served as a … Read More

Elstree team win the 50th Annual LJ Quiz

15 November 2016 Members of The Liberal Synagogue Elstree fought off 11 other teams to win the hotly contested Liberal Judaism Annual Inter-Synagogue Quiz. Held at Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue on Sunday November 13, a dozen teams tackled taxing, but entertaining, questions on wide-ranging subjects. Finchley Progressive Synagogue finished … Read More