A statement on the mass shootings in America

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5 August 2019 As we read the news of more horrendous attacks – this time in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio – our first thoughts go, of course, to the bereaved and injured. They will be held in our prayers. Once again individual men have shown the depth to … Read More

Statements on the terrorist attack in San Diego

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28 April 2019 From the Conference of Liberal Rabbis and Cantors: We are deeply saddened by the second recent deadly attack on a synagogue community at prayer. At times when congregants are seeking spiritual sanctuary, it is grievous that they cannot assume physical sanctuary. We think of all those wounded … Read More

Statements on the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

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21 April 2019 From Rabbi Danny Rich, Senior Rabbi of Liberal Judaism: Attacks on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, mosques in Christchurch and churches in Sri Lanka are all from the same stable of religious intolerance, bigotry, terrorism and the inability to celebrate difference. Liberal Judaism remains committed to the promotion … Read More

Statement on the terrorist attack in Christchurch

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15 March 2019 By Rabbi Danny Rich Senior Rabbi, Liberal Judaism Our first thoughts are with the grieving families and all those injured in this abhorrent terrorist attack. Everyone at Liberal Judaism stands in solidarity with them and the entire Muslim community. This slaughter of Muslim worshippers at prayer is … Read More

Statement on the attack in Pittsburgh

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Message from Rabbi Danny Rich, Liberal Judaism’s Senior Rabbi, on the attack in Pittsburgh: It is with much sadness and horror that, as the peace of Shabbat was departing in London, I learned of the fatal attack by an individual gunman on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, … Read More

Liberal Judaism statement on Las Vegas shooting

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2 October 2017 The day has started with tragic news from Las Vegas, where another shooting outrage has left at least 50 people dead and hundreds injured. Liberal Judaism is devastated by the loss of so many innocent people – their lives destroyed as they were enjoying a music festival … Read More