Maidenhead and Birmingham win at Mitzvah Day Awards

Progressive Judaism Award winners and nominees

Two Progressive communities won prestigious Mitzvah Day Awards for their interfaith social action on the day… and all year round. Maidenhead Synagogue picked up the Outstanding British Mitzvah Day prize with Birmingham Progressive Synagogue walking away with Outstanding Interfaith Partnership. Other communities receiving nominations included North West Surrey Synagogue, Menorah … Read More

Checking in and catching up on Brew Monday

Brew Monday - Rabbis Charley Baginsky, Josh Levy and Deborah Kahn-Harris

Progressive Judaism leaders joined those from across the Jewish community, and beyond, taking part in Brew Monday – encouraging people to check-in with their friends, colleagues and loved ones at a notoriously difficult time of year. The annual Samaritans initiative is brought to the faith world by Mitzvah Day. It … Read More

Progressive communities come together on Mitzvah Day

From Edgware to Edinburgh, and even inside 10 Downing Street, Progressive Judaism communities and members all across the country did good deeds to help others on Mitzvah Day.  Movement heads Rabbis Josh Levy and Charley Baginsky led the way, joining with Muslim leaders and volunteers in two unique interfaith events.  … Read More

Monday Media Masterclass: Mitzvah Day

The next Progressive Judaism Media Masterclass will take place on Monday (13 November) at 7pm. Hosted by Simon Rothstein and Graham Miller of the Progressive Judaism comms team it will cover general PR and media advice before a discussion on how to get the most out of this year’s Mitzvah Day. … Read More

Coming together within and across faiths

Mitzvah Day Stanmore Gardening

Mosaic Jewish Community took part in a unique interfaith and intrafaith Mitzvah Day project, organised by the neighbouring Orthodox Jewish synagogue. Led by Rabbi Rachel Benjamin (pictured on the right of the photo), members took on this year’s Mitzvah Day theme of Repair the World by preparing a garden for … Read More

Mitzvah Day Award wins for Liberal volunteers

Owen Power with his Mitzvah Day Award

Owen Power, the Deputy for York Liberal Jewish Community and a member of the Liberal Judaism Board of National Officers was a winner of the Mitzvah Day Individual Award (pictured). Owen was honoured alongside six others for their personal contributions to the day of social action. He was part of … Read More

Read March/April 2023 edition of LJ Today

LJ Today March April Front Page

The latest issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is out now in both print and online editions. Read all about the Liberal Judaism 120th Anniversary Closing Ceremony – a celebratory event and mass sing-along that showcased the very best of Liberal Judaism’s past, present and future. Plus find … Read More

The Mitzvah continues all year round

This Is Me Salford Mitzvah Day

Mitzvah Day may have taken place in November, but Liberal Judaism members and communities have continued the interfaith social action well beyond. Liberal Judaism Officer and York Liberal Jewish Community Deputy Owen Power took part in the This Is Me Salford project (pictured above) at a local food bank. Owen … Read More

Check in with someone on this Brew Monday

Rabbi Charley Baginsky on Brew Monday

Liberal Judaism has joined other Jewish and faith organisations coming together on Brew Monday – encouraging people to reach out to others during a notoriously difficult time of year. Organised by Mitzvah Day, and inspired by the Samaritans campaign of the same name, the initiative urges people to have a … Read More

Read January/February 2023 edition of LJ Today

Jan Feb 2023 Front Page

The first 2023 issue of Liberal Judaism’s bi-monthly magazine LJ Today is out now in both print and online editions. Read all about the Liberal Judaism Presidents’ Ball – a night of great music, delicious food and, most importantly of all, the very best of company. Plus find out the … Read More