LJ’s Shaan gives diversity presentation at Lottery event

19 February 2019 Liberal Judaism’s heritage project manager Surat-Shaan Knan has given a presentation to a key National Lottery Heritage Fund event. Shaan spoke about Liberal Judaism’s heritage and history projects, emphasising the need for inclusion and diversity and the fantastic results that can bring. The event, which took place … Read More

Explore the intersection between Judaism and Islam

17 February 2019 Liberal Judaism’s Education Hub returns for its second term on Wednesday February 20 and will feature a special five-week course looking at Judaism and Islam. Run by Liberal Judaism’s interfaith consultant Rabbi Mark Solomon, along with special guest presenters from both faiths, sessions will cover: Week 1: … Read More

Join our ‘Labour and Antisemitism’ panel discussion

6 February 2019 Liberal Judaism will be hosting a panel discussion on ‘Labour and Antisemitism’, as the first in a new series of dialogue events entitled ‘Liberal Judaism’s Hot Potatoes’. The aim of the series is to cover some of the most hotly debated issues within the Jewish community, while … Read More

Read sermons and speeches from Holocaust Memorial Day

31 January 2019 Last weekend saw Jews around the country join with people of all faiths, and none, to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. Services, ceremonies and events were held to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, as well as the millions of other people killed under Nazi … Read More

Listen to Rabbi Aaron Goldstein’s People’s Playlist

30 January 2019 Rabbi Aaron Goldstein has picked out his People’s Playlist, as part of the popular BBC Three Counties radio show where guests tell their life stories through music. Aaron, who is chair of the Conference of Liberal Rabbis and Cantors, joined host Sophie Sulehria for the programme, which … Read More

Discover the fascinating story of world’s first female rabbi

29 January 2019 Rabbi Regina Jonas will be the subject in the first of a new series of Shabbat talks at West Central Liberal Synagogue (WCLS). Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, will lead the lunch time session and tell the story of the Berlin-born Jewish scholar who became … Read More

Kabbalat Torah classes unite for inspiring weekend

24 January 2019 Ben Combe Is it possible to get 43 teenagers to learn about Jewish theology, grow as young people and bond as a community, all in just under 36 hours? As we learned on the Kabbalat Torah weekend at Finchley Progressive Synagogue, the answer is a resounding yes. … Read More

[Report] Liberal Judaism Shabbat is a huge success

24 January 2019 Liberal Judaism communities across the UK celebrated Liberal Judaism Shabbat, as rabbis swapped pulpits for the weekend. Timed to coincide with the yahrzeit of Lily Montagu, one of our movement’s founders, many of the country’s most senior rabbis took part. Liberal Judaism’s senior rabbi, Rabbi Danny Rich, … Read More

Liberal clergy appear on BBC show

Student Rabbi Anna Posner on BBC One

24 January 2019 Liberal Judaism’s Student Rabbi Anna Posner and Cantor Tamara Wolfson appeared on a BBC TV and radio show profiling London’s young faith leaders on Wednesday. The show, titled London’s Young and Faithful, aired on BBC One and the BBC London YouTube channel at 6.30pm and on the … Read More