Kingston holds Ramadan Iftar for Muslim neighbours

Kingston Liberal Synagogue Iftar

15 May 2019 Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS) hosted an Iftar for members of the local Muslim community to break their fast during Ramadan. The event saw Jews and Muslims eating together and the Kingston members learning more about Ramadan, a month of reflection and prayer during which Muslims will fast … Read More

Pesach Message 5779

Rabbi Danny Rich April 2019 In a recent article in The Times newspaper I was drawn to a sentence which observed that ‘scientists know that memories are not fixed but are instead being continually reformed and reinterpreted by the brain each time they are recalled.’ It set me thinking about … Read More

Memory Matters Seder held at Northwood & Pinner

15 April 2019 Jewish Care in partnership with Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) ran a Pesach Seder at its Memory Matters fortnightly day care programme. The programme was established to support Jews just too far away from other Jewish Care facilities. It supports up to 15 guests at each … Read More

Send us your Purim party pictures

20 March 2019 It’s that time of year again – when our synagogue and community halls will be full of fancy dress, hamantaschen, fun and games – and we want YOUR Purim pictures to put in LJ Today and on our social media channels. So whether it’s a special spiel … Read More

Go ‘Behind the Mask’ this Purim at the LJS

7 March 2019 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St John’s Wood will host a very special and different event this Purim. Entitled ‘Behind The Mask’, and open to all members of Liberal Judaism, it will be an evening of storytelling inspired by the Book of Esther and around the … Read More

Tu BiShvat 5779

Rabbi Ofek Meir 15 January 2019 Originally posted on ReformJudaism.org Planting “Trees” to Fulfill the Dream of Israel’s Founders Tu BiShvat is known as the Jewish Arbor Day, and as such, it’s the time each year when Israeli school children plant trees. Perhaps it’s no coincidence, then, that it was … Read More