Become a Liberal Judaism exhibition curator

Lily's Legacy volunteer training at the Wiener Library

10 February 2020 Liberal Judaism is offering a free hands-on training evening for all those who want to help us conceptualise and create a groundbreaking multi-media exhibition for our Lily’s Legacy project. We are seeking to build a pioneering volunteer exhibition curator team for the project, which will detail the … Read More

Valentine’s special at Liberal Jewish Synagogue Film Club

An Israeli Love Story

6 February 2020 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) Film Club returns next week with a special screening to mark Valentine’s Day. The club will show An Israeli Love Story, directed by Dan Wolman, on Wednesday 12 February from 7pm. The film – which is in Hebrew with English subtitles – … Read More

Exhibition to honour Slovak who saved 1,300 Jews opens in UK

27 January 2020 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue was the venue for the British launch of the Slovakian Embassy’s exhibition ‘Aron Grünhut – Rescuer of the Jews and Human Rights Defender’. Marking Holocaust Memorial Day, the Ambassador of Slovakia Lubomir Rehak, together with the Deputy Ambassador of Israel Sharon Bar-Li, … Read More

Leicester flame chosen to be part of HMD Commemorative Ceremony

27 January 2020 A flame created by Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation (LPJC) to honour Greek Jewish victims of the Shoah was one of those chosen to be part of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust’s 75 Memorial Flames project. The Trust – which organises Holocaust Memorial Day – invited faith organisations, … Read More

More children than ever attend Kingston HMD workshops

27 January 2020 More than 1,400 schoolchildren from Kingston-upon-Thames and Surrey have been attending workshops commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day throughout this month. The annual project, now in its 14th year, is run jointly by Kingston, Surbiton and District Synagogue (KSDS – part of the United Synagogue) and Kingston Liberal Synagogue … Read More

Sold out Manchester klezmer night gets everyone dancing

Manchester Klezmer Concert

29 December 2019 Manchester Liberal Jewish Community (MLJC) hosted a sold-out Evening of Klezmer to mark World AIDS Day. The concert saw Klezmorim of Manchester – the group which comprises current and former students of Manchester University’s music department – play Vessels of Song: Journeys Through the Worlds of Klezmer … Read More

Faiths unite for Liberal Jewish Synagogue lighting

Liberal Jewish Synagogue interfaith Chanukah lighting

27 December 2019 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) held a multi-faith Chanukah lighting as part of the community’s ‘Festivals For All’ programme. Individuals and groups representing different local faith communities, schools, charities and organisations attended – all lighting one of eight candles. The keynote speaker was Imam Asif Hafiz OBE, … Read More

Lord Mann to give keynote speech at Annual Fundraising Dinner

18 December 2019 Liberal Judaism is delighted to announce Lord (John) Mann as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Annual Fundraising Dinner at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Thursday 6 February 2020. Lord Mann is the Government’s Independent Adviser on Antisemitism. He recently took up his seat in the House of Lords, … Read More

El Al crew enjoy Friday night dinner in Northwood

9 December 2019 Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) welcomed four El Al crew members for a Friday night dinner with a twist. In a role reversal, Adar, Anat, Maya and Estie were served the food and drink during their one-night layover in London. Socialising with more than 60 NPLS … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions and presenters at Limmud

3 December 2019 Liberal Judaism will have a large presence once more at this year’s Limmud Festival – with our rabbis, student rabbis, officers, staff, community chairs and members presenting sessions on all manner of topics. From Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi looking at what trees and humans have in common to Liberal … Read More