First ever joint UK/South Africa Education Hub class

27 April 2020 Liberal Judaism is bringing the Education Hub to South Africa for the first time ever… via Zoom of course! Presented in partnership with the Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation, please join Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel this Wednesday (April 29) at the earlier time … Read More

President of WUPJ to speak at Limmud Together UK

Limmud Together UK

24 April 2020 Liberal Judaism is proud to support Limmud Together UK – the Limmud day festival we have all come to know and love, but held virtually. Limmud Together UK takes place on Sunday 3 May and will feature more than 50 sessions from presenters including the president of … Read More

Join us Mon-Thurs at 11am for VirtualiTEA at Elevenses

Elevenses

3 April 2020 Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism have combined forces to bring you VirtualiTEA at Elevenses – an 11am online check-in and catch up starting from Monday 6 April. This great collaboration between Liberal and Reform Judaism will see us open our virtual houses to each other and ensure that … Read More

Join us for the Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend at Home

24 March 2020 Liberal Judaism will be bringing its Biennial Weekend directly into people’s homes, using the latest cutting-edge technology to give members and their families three days of services, seminars and socialising. The Biennial Weekend at Home will be held from Friday 22 until Sunday 24 May 2020. Full … Read More

[Blog] My incredible experience at Netzer Veidah

Martha Slater and Francesca Kurlansky at Netzer Veidah

12 March 2020 By Martha Slater Earlier this year, I got the privilege of being able to attend Netzer Veidah – the decision-making forum for our global youth movement – in Jerusalem, as a representative of LJY-Netzer I had high hopes and was extremely excited for Veidah, but even then … Read More

LJ Inter-Community Cyber Quiz set for Sunday 22 March

6 March 2020 On the evening of Sunday 22 March, 10 Liberal Judaism communities will participate in the LJ Inter-Community Cyber Quiz. Joining hosts South Bucks Jewish Community and last year’s winners Dublin Progressive Jewish Congregation will be participants from Bedford, Birmingham, Brighton, Kent, Leicester, Nottingham, Three Counties and York. … Read More

Learn about the time Shammai’s students killed Hillel’s

Student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber

 2 March 2020 Student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber (pictured) will be leading a special one-off Education Hub class this Wednesday. Entitled ‘When Shammai’s Students Killed Hillel’s Students’ it will look at a fast day that used to be in the Jewish calendar on the Ninth of Adar. Gabriel said: “On the … Read More

Leading professor to deliver next WCLS lunchtime lecture

28 February 2020 Professor Glenn Levine will deliver the next in the popular West Central Liberal Synagogue (WCLS) Shabbat lunchtime lecture series. Professor Levine will lead a presentation and discussion titled A Short History of Yiddish: From Medieval Yudentaytsh to the 21st Century ‘YidLife Crisis’. He will trace the history … Read More

Crouch End father and daughter win EcoSynagogue Award

20 February 2020 Crouch End Chavurah’s Leah Bindman Cohen and her father Dave Cohen were honoured at the EcoSynagogue Awards 2020. The pair won a joint prize at the ceremony, held in conjunction with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, for their contributions in helping the Chavurah become greener. … Read More

Biennial Weekend keynote speakers announced

12 Februrary 2020 Liberal Judaism is delighted to announce the keynote speakers for our movement’s flagship event of 2020 – the Biennial Weekend. Titled Liberal Judaism’s Collaboratory, the weekend will focus on the collaborations that make Liberal Judaism and its partners stronger together, and our keynote speakers are all perfectly … Read More