The spirit and character of Liberal Judaism

Lucian J Hudson 1 September 2015 The Guardian In my final commentary as Liberal Judaism chairman, I would like to focus on how holding office has informed my spiritual journey as a Liberal Jew, and thank all those who have worked with chief executive Rabbi Danny Rich and me to … Read More

Bienvenue à Finchley!

11 December 2014 The Jewish Chronicle Finchley Progressive Synagogue has appointed its first assistant rabbi. Rene Pfertzel joins Rabbi Rebecca Birk in a job share at the growing shul which now counts 330 households as members. “It’s quite a big step for the shul, and reflects the view that our … Read More

Q & A: Lucian Hudson, Liberal Judaism Chairman

Jewish Leadership Council ‍‍28 March 2012 1. What motivates you to be involved in communal life? A desire to give back what the Jewish community has given me as a convert – a new way of looking at things, a deeper understanding of tradition and how to keep it alive, … Read More

A model for building a better world

Lucian J Hudson 6 March 2012 Lucian J Hudson on why Liberal Judaism has adopted a policy of Considered Engagement Diplomacy has always about keeping your eyes on the road ahead – a mix of permanent interests and tactical alliances. Liberal Judaism is developing an approach, which could be used … Read More

Leadership and strategic alliances

Lucian J Hudson 31 October 2011 Liberal Judaism chairman Lucian J Hudson offers a vision for the future of Liberal Judaism and the alliances we should form One cannot go through the High Holy Days period without reflecting on leadership. For me, there are four different types of leaders. The … Read More