The Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

Join Leo Baeck College, Finchley Reform Synagogue and Beit Klal Yisrael for a special evening to honour the memory of the beloved Rabbi Lionel Blue and set out to answer the question… ‘What is the Legacy of Queer Rabbis?’ This will be a roundtable discussion chaired by Leo Baeck College … Read More

Liberal Judaism Annual Memorial Services 2023

Edgwarebury Cemetery

Liberal Judaism’s 2023 Annual Memorial Services will take place on the following dates: Sunday 3 September at 11am: Western Cemetery Cheshunt Sunday 10 September at midday: JJBS Cemetery Cheshunt Sunday 10 September at 1.30pm: Edgwarebury Cemetery, officiated by Rabbi Aaron Goldstein Sunday 10 September at 3.15pm: Golders Green Crematorium, officiated … Read More

Dame Maureen Lipman leads LJS Multi-Faith Chanukah

LJS Multi Faith Chanukkah Celebration 2022

Dame Maureen Lipman was the keynote speaker at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) Multi-Faith Chanukah Celebration. Now in its 13th year, the annual event brings together faith leaders from London’s different religions – including the Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Jain communities – to celebrate Chanukah and light the menorah. Around … Read More

Liberal Judaism at Westminster Abbey Trees of Life service

Rabbi Charley Baginsky with faith leaders

Liberal Judaism had a number of representatives at today’s Trees of Life service to honour those who died and served the community in the Covid-19 pandemic, held at Westminster Abbey. Liberal Judaism CEO Rabbi Charley Baginsky, pictured above with other faith leaders, gave a ‘blessing of the saplings’, which you … Read More

Liberal Judaism Annual Memorial Services 2022

Liberal Judaism’s 2022 Annual Memorial services will take place this Sunday (18 September). They will be held at the following times: 10am at Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, led by Rabbi Rachel Benjamin 11am at Edgwarebury Cemetery, led by Rabbi Aaron Goldstein 11am at The Liberal Jewish Cemetery, Pound Lane, … Read More

Statement on Supreme Court decision to overturn abortion rights

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The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade is a devastating blow to justice and the prioritisation of one section of religious belief over another. This formulation of a law which regulates women and their bodies should bring fear to us all, not just for this moment but what … Read More

Liberal Judaism rabbis at Commonwealth Day services

Birmingham Commonwealth Day Service

Liberal Judaism’s rabbis took part in the annual Commonwealth Day services in London and Birmingham. Liberal Judaism CEO Rabbi Charley Baginsky and President Rabbi Dr Andrew Goldstein joined others faith leaders for the service at Westminster Abbey. Those attending included The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The … Read More

Annual Memorial Services 2021

Liberal Judaism’s Annual Memorial Services 2021 will take place in September. Due to the current COVID19 restrictions in place at our cemeteries, it is essential that people book in advance using the information below: Western Cemetery, Cheshunt Sunday 5 September at 13:00 To book a place at this service, please … Read More

Listen to the Progressively Jewish Podcast

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Progressively Jewish is the new podcast that invites listeners to explore Judaism through a Progressive Jewish lens. The brainchild of Rabbi Monique Mayer and Rabbi Richard Jacobi, it is supported by Liberal Judaism, Reform Judaism and Leo Baeck College. Guests on the show include rabbis, cantors and educators from across … Read More