Volunteering and training opportunities for LJ legacy project

16 January 2019 Liberal Judaism has launched its latest ground-breaking oral history project Lily’s Legacy: The Radical History & Heritage of Liberal Judaism in Britain… and now we need your help! Over the next year, we will record the diverse voices of our movement and map the various existing heritage … Read More

Tu Bishvat Shabbaton at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue

LJS Tu Bishvat Shabbaton

9 December 2018 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St Johns Wood will hold a special Shabbaton on Saturday 19 January to celebrate Tu Bishvat. The event runs from 10am until 5.30pm and will include a wide range of study sessions, a service and a vegan chavurah (bring and share) … Read More

A course on transforming conversations between Jews and Christians

Deep Calls to Deep book cover

31 December 2018 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in St Johns Wood will be running an eight week course this spring examining the groundbreaking book Deep Calls to Deep: Transforming Conversations Between Christians and Jews. The book – a series of essays edited by Rabbi Tony Bayfield – has won … Read More

Major victory in campaign to resettle child refugees

Safe Passage campaign picture

28 December 2018 The British Government has dropped a key barrier to bringing child refugees to the UK, in a victory for Liberal Judaism and its partners in Safe Passage. Two years ago, Britain offered to help 480 of the most vulnerable unaccompanied child refugees under the Dubs scheme. However … Read More

Deep theological questions discussed at Liberal Kallah

Liberal Judaism's rabbis and cantors at Kallah

28 December 2018 The Conference of Liberal Rabbis and Cantors held its annual Kallah (retreat) at Charney Manor, Oxfordshire, with the tranquil setting providing an inspirational backdrop to deep theological questions raised by Liberal Judaism’s new draft liturgy. As well as covering traditional theologies, the 25 colleagues studied feminist approaches … Read More

Speaking out against antisemitism and persecution of Christians

20 December 2018 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, has joined other Christian and Jewish leaders to speak out against the rise of antisemitism in the UK and the persecution of Christians in many parts of the world. Danny was a signatory to a letter in The Times which … Read More