Communities unite for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot night of learning

Shavuot Event

Mosaic Jewish Community is hosting a Tikkun Leyl Shavuot to welcome in the festival with a night and morning of learning and discussion on Tuesday 11/Wednesday 12 June. The Liberal, Reform and Masorti synagogues that make up Mosaic will be joined by clergy and community members from Kol Chai Reform … Read More

Pesach pictures from around our Progressive congregations

Progressive communities around the UK welcomed members, friends and others in the local community as they hosted meaningful and uplifting Passover Seders, services and events. While Pesach was joyful in our homes and communities, our thoughts were also with those currently being held hostage by Hamas. Many of the Pesach … Read More

Wimbledon Synagogue hosts inclusive interfaith Seder for 100 people

Wimbledon Synagogue hall full of guests from all faiths and backgrounds

Wimbledon Synagogue fostered a spirit of community and understanding by hosting an open Passover Seder for 100 guests from diverse faiths and backgrounds across south west London. Led by Rabbi Adrian Schell, the Seder offered a platform for education and shared experience. Rabbi Adrian’s explanations illuminated the significance of passing … Read More

Progressive Judaism Pesach message

Rabbi Anna Wolfson and Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen

By Rabbi Anna Wolfson and Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen “In every generation, everyone is obligated to see themselves as though they personally left Egypt.” As we each return to the Seder table this year, this line of liturgy from the Haggadah may resonate more strongly. The Seder table is a powerful … Read More

Join our Online Seder for all who are curious

Online Seder advert

Why will this year’s Seder night be different from all other Seder nights? Because this year there’ll be an online opportunity for anyone curious about this most famous Jewish ritual. Aimed at those who may have recently converted, or are in the process of converting, it’s also open to everyone … Read More

Packed Purim parties show growth of our communities

Progressive communities around the country enjoyed fetes, spiels, fancy dress parades, parties, Megillah readings and more this Purim. Many of our Reform and Liberal congregations enjoyed record attendances as the festival was celebrated in true Progressive style. At Bromley Reform Synagogue, 250 people – including more than 100 potential new … Read More

Order your Haggadah/Pesach books for Passover 2024

Liberal Judaism Haggadah

Liberal Judaism is once more pleased to offer two books for your Seder and Passover celebrations. The Liberal Judaism Haggadah (£8.50 per book plus P&P) was edited by Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein and Rabbi Pete Tobias. Titled Haggadah B’chol Dor Va-Dor – A Haggadah for all Generations, it contains the … Read More

Tu BiShvat around our Progressive communities

Tu BiShvat was celebrated by Progressive Jews all around the country with a series of meaningful services, Seders, plantings and events. Every generation had a chance to get involved at Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue (EHRS). EHRS events included a Nagila Nursery tree planting, bird feeder making, learning with the … Read More

Archbishop joins historic York Liberal Jewish Community events

York Liberal Jewish Community members and VIPs at Jewbury event

York Liberal Jewish Community (YLJC) held two Chanukah lightings this year with major historical significance and attendance from dignitaries including the Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell. YLJC gathered on the first night of the festival within the walls of Clifford’s Tower, the site where more than 150 Jews took their … Read More