Join us for Mitzvah Day’s interfaith Zoom cooking event

Every Mitzvah Matters

7 May 2020 All members and friends of Liberal Judaism are invited to take part in a fun and unique online cooking social action project, led by beloved TV star Maureen Lipman. Being run by Mitzvah Day on Tuesday evening (May 12), the event is part of the new Every … Read More

Mitzvah Day brings faiths (and even rabbis) together

19 November 2019 Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, was part of a unique and moving Mitzvah Day event that saw all sections of the Jewish community in Finchley unite with their Muslim neighbours. Danny teamed up with Finchley Progressive Synagogue’s Rabbi Rebecca Birk – as well as Rabbi … Read More

Liberal communities join Muslim day of social action

25 March 2019 Nottingham Liberal Synagogue and Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community both took part in Sadaqa Day, the Muslim day of social action inspired by Mitzvah Day that took place on Sunday. The Nottingham event was held at the Salaam Shalom Kitchen – a joint enterprise led by the synagogue … Read More

Vote Liberal in the Mitzvah Day Awards

7 January 2019 Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community (PLJC) and LJY-Netzer are both in the running to win prestigious Mitzvah Day Awards. The awards – which celebrate the best projects that take place on the UK’s biggest faith-based day of social action – are all voted for by the public via … Read More

Liberal Jews help Mitzvah Day get underway

13 November 2018 Members of Liberal Judaism communities have entertained the elderly, cooked for the homeless and educated the next generation as Britain’s biggest faith based day of social action has got underway. Mitzvah Day itself is on Sunday November 18 but many projects take place in the week prior. … Read More

Liberal synagogues join Muslim day of social action

26 March 2018 Members of Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community and Nottingham Liberal Synagogue braved snow and ice to take part in Sadaqa Day, the Muslim-led day of social action inspired by Mitzvah Day. In Peterborough (pictured above), the community teamed up with the Masjid Khadijah Islamic Centre in a series … Read More

Liberals triumph at Mitzvah Day Awards

5 February 2018 Nottingham Liberal Synagogue (NLS) was praised for its Salaam Shalom Kitchen, as the project gained a key social action award. The kitchen – a partnership between NLS and local Muslim charity Himmah – won the Mitzvah Day 365 Award in a ceremony at JW3. The Salaam Shalom … Read More

Liberal Jews launch Mitzvah Day 2017 at Parliament

17 October 2017 A number of prominent members of Liberal Judaism took part in an intergenerational tea party with Holocaust survivors, MPs and Peers, held at the Houses of Parliament, to launch Mitzvah Day 2017. LJY-Netzer movement workers Ellie Lawson and Hannah Stephenson (pictured above with Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler) … Read More

Liberal Jews get muddy for Tu Bishvat mitzvah

13 February 2017 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue members, including Rabbi Aaron Goldstein, braved bitter sleet and wicked thorns for a special Mitzvah Day project on Tu Bishvat. The group helped support the Friends of Croxley Common Moor clearing scrub and tidying the common. A very muddy Aaron said: “It … Read More