Liberal Judaism offering Limmud subsidy for young adults

Limmud Festival

21 June 2019 Liberal Judaism is delighted to once again offer a subsidy for young Liberal Jews (aged 18-30) registering for this year’s Limmud Festival as a Yad or in any other volunteering role. Limmud’s Yad Scheme gives those attending the Festival the chance to make a meaningful contribution by … Read More

Emerging international leaders study at Kingston Liberal

16 July 2019 Kingston Liberal Synagogue (KLS) hosted a study session for 50 postgraduate students from 28 countries as part of the Emerging International Leaders Programme run by Cumberland Lodge. The programme aims to empower international students, who are currently studying in the UK, to become advocates of human rights … Read More

Reading community welcome back Rabbi Willy Woolf

15 July 2019 Rabbi Willy Woolf returned to visit Reading Liberal Jewish Community more than 40 years after he originally helped to set up the congregation. The Shabbat service for his return was given added meaning as it was led by Rabbi Rachel Benjamin, who was herself ordained by Rabbi … Read More

New Liberal rabbis ordained by Leo Baeck College

Rabbi Igor Zinkov, Rabbi Daniela Touati, Rabbi Zahavit Shalev and Rabbi Cantor Gershon Silins

8 July 2019 Rabbi Cantor Gershon Silins and Rabbi Igor Zinkov were among the four new Progressive rabbis ordained on Sunday (7 July) by Leo Baeck College (LBC). They were joined at the special ceremony, which marks the completion of five years of study, by Rabbis Zahavit Shalev and Daniela Touati. … Read More

So, what’s going to be in the new Siddur?

Liberal Judaism Siddur morning service

Rabbis Lea Mühlstein and Elli Tikvah Sarah 27 June 2019 So, what’s going to be in the new Liberal Judaism Siddur? Since the draft Shabbat morning service was first circulated more than a year ago, we – that is, the editors – have been asked that question many times. After … Read More