Day of Celebration keynote speakers announced

26 February 2019 Dame Margaret Hodge and Jean Gaffin OBE will present the keynote session at this year’s Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration. Our flagship event of 2019 takes place on Sunday 23 June at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS). The theme is ‘If I am only for myself…’, and … Read More

Northwood’s Memory Matters wins major care award

5 February 2019 Memory Matters – the club run by Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) for people suffering from memory loss and associated difficulties – has won a major award from Jewish Care. NPLS was named the ‘Outside Organisation That Makes a Significant Contribution to Jewish Care’ at the … Read More

Liberal Judaism sessions at Limmud

17 December 2018 If you’re off to Limmud for shabbat or next week then you are in good company, with Liberal Judaism rabbis, officers, members and partners presenting sessions on an eclectic range of topics. Limmud Festival 2018 runs from Friday 21 December to Thursday 27 December in Birmingham and … Read More

South London take part in Pittsburgh project

5 December 2018 South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) was part of a unique project that saw 2,000 handmade Stars of David hung throughout Pittsburgh. The children of SLLS joined 1,000 young volunteers around the world making the stars, each with a heart in the centre. The project was created by … 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

Help support Judaism education around the country

4 October 2018 Liberal Jews are encouraged to join the Board of Deputies accreditation scheme, which aims to support Judaism education around the country. The idea of the scheme is to create Judaism ambassadors – who will offer educational presentations about Judaism as a living faith to schools and other … Read More

Chair’s Awards winners are shining lights of Liberal Judaism

13 July 2018 Liberal Judaism is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 Chair’s Awards. Handed out every two years, at the Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend, they honour members who have gone above and beyond while serving the movement at a national and/or local level. Winners were nominated by … Read More

Barbara Winton to deliver refugee session at Biennial Weekend

17 May 2018 Barbara Winton will speak about how we can build on her father’s legacy at Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend, via a live Skype link from Athens where she will be visiting a refugee camp. Barbara is the daughter and biographer of the late Sir Nicholas Winton (1909-2015), who … 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

Join us to taste vodka and find out its secret Jewish history

28 February 2018 Liberal Judaism’s special Montagu Nights series of events continues with The Secret Jewish History of Vodka. Taking place at the Montagu Centre, London, from 7pm on Wednesday 21 March, the evening will be hosted by Richard Verber, the Head of External Affairs at World Jewish Relief. You … Read More