Liberal Judaism sessions at the Limmud Festival

Liberal Judaism rabbis and members will be presenting multiple sessions at this year’s Limmud Festival, which will be hosted virtually from December 27-31. Liberal Judaism interim director Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Dr Judith Rosen-Berry will be presenting a session on ‘Theology and Leadership – being radically open to oppositional … Read More

LJS to host racism talk from Stephen Bush (24 Nov)

Stephen Bush

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) is hosting the last in its series of talks on the theme of racism tomorrow (Tuesday 24 November) from 8.15pm-9.30pm via Zoom. Open to all members and friends of Liberal Judaism, the session will see Stephen Bush (pictured) present the findings of the Board of … Read More

Talk (26 Nov): Surviving the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Join us at 7pm on Thursday 26 November for a fascinating talk – Surviving the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Professor Narine Ghazaryan’s Story in Conversation with Rabbi Tanya Sakhnovich, chaired by Dr Michael Harris – broadcast live on Liberal Judaism’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter channels. This is one of many regions of the world with very … Read More

Hot Potatoes (19 Nov): Have we imprisoned our students?

Manchester University halls

With promises of in-person seminars and an imminent return to ‘normal’ university living, our students were enticed onto campus to begin their journey through higher education. Now, with the country in a new lockdown amidst ever changing Covid-19 rules and regulations, our students find themselves restricted to their halls – … Read More

Spend the winter in Yelala’s Cottage in the Woods

Cottage in the Woods

By Kohenet Yael Esther Tischler Student Rabbi As the air turns cold and the days darken, Yelala invites you to warm yourself around a hearth of ancestral wisdom and community. Spend the winter in The Cottage in the Woods, from the comfort of your home. Offerings will be a blend … Read More

Liberal Judaism’s Last Night Chanukah celebration – 17 Dec

Chanukah - Liberal Judaism

Save the date for Liberal Judaism’s Last Night Chanukah celebration on Thursday 17 December. This special fundraising evening will be suitable for all the family. So please come and join us to be entertained and inspired as you connect with Progressive Jews from all around the world – and support … Read More

Watch Women of the Wall’s Sukkot event with Rabbi Lea Mühlstein

Women of the Wall event

Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Lea Mühlstein was one of seven ushpizot (honoured guests) at Women of the Wall’s special Sukkot event last night. Taking place via Zoom, the event celebrated the female figures who have inspired us. Each guest was asked to pick a Jewish value that was important to them, … Read More

Join our ‘In Conversation’ event on marriage this Sunday

5 October 2020 Liberal Judaism will be hosting a very special ‘In Conversation’ event with four rabbis to discuss our movement’s groundbreaking changes on mixed faith weddings. From next weekend couples where one partner is Jewish and one is not can now, at rabbinic discretion, have a wedding blessing conducted … Read More

The (socially distanced) swim must go on…

Hana Greenfield Memorial in the UK

10 September 2020 By Jane Drapkin One of the Covid casualties from my calendar this summer was a trip to the Czech Republic to take part in the third annual Hana Greenfield Memorial Swim. This swim was not only taking place in a beautiful stretch of the river Labe (Elbe), … Read More

Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi featured in Southbank exhibition

Installation view of Matthew Krishanu works - photo by Linda Nylind

A portrait of Liberal Judaism’s Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi is being featured as part of the Everyday Heroes exhibition at the Southbank Centre. Everyday Heroes is an outdoor exhibition celebrating the contributions that key workers and frontline staff have made during the pandemic. It contains artworks and poems by 21 … Read More