Jewish Living Experience Exhibition comes to Essex

Phil Rosenberg and Rabbi Charley Baginsky

Two Progressive Jews helped to bring the Jewish Living Experience Exhibition to Chelmsford, Essex, for the first time. Hanan Charles and Progressive Judaism’s Head of Communications Simon Rothstein – both of East London and Essex Liberal Synagogue – are part of the team who ran the week-long Board of Deputies exhibition … Read More

Order your Machzor and other books for the High Holy Days

Liberal Judaism’s Machzor Ruach Chadashah – as well as the book High and Holy Days by Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein and Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh and two children’s books by Rabbi Pete Tobias – are available for individuals to order now via this form. Machzorim are priced at £18.90 each. Please note … Read More

Read July/August 2024 edition of LJ Today

LJ Today July August 2024 front page

The latest edition of LJ Today – Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine – is out now, in both print and online formats and contains stories on: Supporting and learning from our Israeli partners The B’nei Mitzvah programme now open across Progressive Judaism Communities coming together on Shavuot and Yom Ha’Atzmaut Leo … Read More

‘Pride Month is a significant moment in our ritual calendar’

North West Surrey Synagogue on Pride Shabbat 1

By Rabbi Kath Vardi Happy Pride! Historically, very many religious communities have not been welcoming places for LGBTQI+ people. Often built around heteronormative assumptions, religious institutions have been guilty of ‘blindness’ at best and outright discrimination at worst. Progressive Judaism is different. We are founded on the values of justice … Read More