Israeli and Palestinian peace activists speak at KLS

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2 October 2019 By Rebecca Singerman-Knight Around 100 people attended an event at Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS) to hear two peace activists – one Israeli and one Palestinian – speak about their hopes for reconciliation.  The event was co-hosted with St Mary’s Church, Long Ditton and was attended by the … Read More

Former LJY-Netzer leader is new UJIA CEO

Mandie Winston

1 October 2019 Liberal Judaism has welcomed the appointment of former LJY-Netzer youth leader Mandie Winston as the new CEO of UJIA. Mandie becomes the first ever woman to hold the role, which she will take up in January. She was raised in London and is remembered as a popular … Read More

Statement on any Israeli expansion in the West Bank

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11 September 2019 A statement from Rabbi Danny Rich and Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, the Senior Rabbis of Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism. “Prime Minister Netanyahu’s stated intention to annex large swathes of the West Bank is a direct threat to the viability of a two state solution. “Evidence shows that … Read More

Israeli Ambassador helps celebrate Czech connection at NPLS

Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein 6 June 2019 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) has, for 40 years, had an annual Czech/Slovak Memorial Shabbat to record the time that Jews from its Torah towns were deported to the concentration camps (mainly Terezin) in 1942. This year the anniversary came a day … Read More

‘A strong democracy is key to realising the Zionist ideal’

31 May 2019 The Executive Board of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) – Liberal Judaism and Reform Judaism‘s sister movement in Israel – has resolved to join public protests against legislative measures that would harm the strength and independence of Israel’s legal and justice system stating … Read More