‘Danny has devoted his life to the service of our movement’

23 January 2020 Liberal Judaism president Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein and acting chair Ruth Seager have paid tribute to Rabbi Danny Rich, who this week stepped down as the senior rabbi and chief executive of Liberal Judaism (read more here). Speaking on behalf of the movement, Ruth said: “Rabbi Danny … Read More

Rabbi Danny Rich stepping down as head of Liberal Judaism

23 January 2020 Rabbi Danny Rich is stepping down as the senior rabbi and chief executive of Liberal Judaism after 15 hugely successful years in the role. Danny announced his decision to Liberal Judaism’s Council on Tuesday night. He will leave his post at the end of March. Danny’s tenure … Read More

Last chance to share your Jewish story with Lily’s Legacy

Oral History Interviewing for Lilys Legacy

8 January 2020 Our Lottery Heritage Fund supported oral history and archive project – Lily’s Legacy: The Radical History and Heritage of Liberal Judaism – is soon entering its next phase, meaning this is the last chance to share your story or object. We’re still looking for a range of … Read More

Volunteering award for Rainbow Pilgrims team

Rainbow Pilgrims JVN Award win

7 January 2020 The Rainbow Pilgrims team were named as Liberal Judaism’s Volunteer Team of the Year at the JVN Celebration of Volunteering Awards event. They were also selected from 42 potential nominees as one of three finalists for JVN’s overall Outstanding Volunteer Team of the Year Award, with a film shown … Read More

Comment: We must be allies in fight against Islamophobia

Rabbi Charley Baginsky

By Rabbi Charley Baginsky The Board of Deputies and many other communal organisations have already condemned the truly appalling article that appeared in the Jewish Chronicle this week by Melanie Phillips. Liberal Judaism adds its voice clearly and strongly to the disgust felt in the Jewish community at this attack … Read More