Historic Chanukah for York’s Jewish Community

Clifford’s Tower in York at Chanukah

On the first night of Chanukah, Clifford’s Tower in York opened its doors for its first Jewish ceremony in over 800 years. The site, where a pogrom in 1190 left over 150 Jews dead, served as the venue for a historic Chanukah celebration, organised by York Liberal Jewish Community (YLJC) … Read More

Dame Maureen Lipman leads LJS Multi-Faith Chanukah

LJS Multi Faith Chanukkah Celebration 2022

Dame Maureen Lipman was the keynote speaker at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) Multi-Faith Chanukah Celebration. Now in its 13th year, the annual event brings together faith leaders from London’s different religions – including the Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Jain communities – to celebrate Chanukah and light the menorah. Around … Read More

Join us for Chanukah Rocks + Clifford’s Tower event

Chanukah Rocks event poster

Join Liberal Judaism this Sunday (18 December) for two first night of Chanukah events. At Southgate Progressive Synagogue (SPS), the Friday Night Rock Service Band will be playing a special Chanukah Rocks service. This family friendly event is open to everyone – so bring the kids, bring the grandparents and … Read More

Birmingham shines a light on refugees during Chanukah

A refugee event hosted by Birmingham Progressive Synagogue

Members of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue (BPS) have produced a collection of readings for Chanukah, centring the refugee story within the Festival of Lights. The collection features eight diverse accounts of refugees who made their home in the UK, one for each night of candle lighting. The stories featured in the … Read More

Community Briefing with the Board of Deputies

Michael Wegier - Board of Deputies of British Jews

We have a special Liberal Judaism Community Briefing at 8pm tonight – when we will be joined by the Board of Deputies of British Jews. Liberal Judaism needs more of our communities to consider joining the Board – so that our voice is raised up and heard even louder. The … Read More

IMPJ: Will Israel continue to be the home for all Jews?


Liberal Judaism shares the worry and anguish of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) that the State of Israel will cease to be the home for ALL Jews. We fully endorse their powerful statement below: The Reform Movement in Israel is pained by today’s announcement that the … Read More