Liberal Jews are new Co-Chairs of Limmud UK

Yszi Hawkings and Abi Jacobi

Liberal Judaism’s Yszi Hawkings (left) and Abi Jacobi (right) are the new Co-Chairs of Limmud UK. The pair are now set to lead Limmud as it embarks on its most ambitious recruitment programme ever, looking for a new generation of volunteers and leaders. Yszi – who is a former Liberal … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions at the Limmud Festival

Liberal Judaism rabbis and members will be presenting multiple sessions at this year’s Limmud Festival, which will be hosted virtually from December 27-31. Liberal Judaism interim director Rabbi Charley Baginsky and Rabbi Dr Judith Rosen-Berry will be presenting a session on ‘Theology and Leadership – being radically open to oppositional … Read More

President of WUPJ to speak at Limmud Together UK

Limmud Together UK

24 April 2020 Liberal Judaism is proud to support Limmud Together UK – the Limmud day festival we have all come to know and love, but held virtually. Limmud Together UK takes place on Sunday 3 May and will feature more than 50 sessions from presenters including the president of … Read More

Limmud launches Webinar Series with refugee talk

Limmud refugee webinar

11 March 2020 Limmud has launched a new Webinar Series with the first set to take place on Sunday 15 March at 5pm (UK time). The cross-communal volunteer-led organisation is teaming up with HIAS Europe – a global Jewish humanitarian NGO – to offer an interactive webinar on the topic … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions and presenters at Limmud

3 December 2019 Liberal Judaism will have a large presence once more at this year’s Limmud Festival – with our rabbis, student rabbis, officers, staff, community chairs and members presenting sessions on all manner of topics. From Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi looking at what trees and humans have in common to Liberal … Read More

Liberal Judaism offering Limmud subsidy for young adults

21 June 2019 Liberal Judaism is delighted to once again offer a subsidy for young Liberal Jews (aged 18-30) registering for this year’s Limmud Festival as a Yad or in any other volunteering role. Limmud’s Yad Scheme gives those attending the Festival the chance to make a meaningful contribution by … Read More

Day of Celebration tackles vital questions on care

Dame Margaret Hodge and Jean Gaffin OBE at the LJ Day Of Celebration 2019

24 June 2019 More than 180 Progressive Jews came together to discuss care, community and social justice at the Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration. The movement’s flagship event of 2019 had the theme of ‘If I am only for myself’ and focused on how to meet the desire and need … Read More

Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration programme

30 April 2019 Liberal Judaism is proud to announce the full programme for this year’s Day of Celebration, which takes place at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) on Sunday 23 June. You can read the programme by clicking here. Our flagship event of 2019, the Day of Celebration will focus … Read More

Young Progressive Israelis make Limmud history

Leo Baeck Education Centre students at Limmud

14 January 2019 Israeli high school pupils made a small piece of Limmud Festival history, by becoming the first teenagers from the country to take part in the UK’s biggest celebration of Jewish learning and culture. Six students from the Leo Baeck Education Centre in Haifa, led by Rabbi Oded … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions at Limmud

17 December 2018 If you’re off to Limmud for shabbat or next week then you are in good company, with Liberal Judaism rabbis, officers, members and partners presenting sessions on an eclectic range of topics. Limmud Festival 2018 runs from Friday 21 December to Thursday 27 December in Birmingham and … Read More