Liberal youth hike Israel’s Mount Tzfachot for charity

Young Liberal Jews at the top of Mount Tzfachot

13 August 2018 Members of Liberal Jewish youth movement LJY-Netzer hiked to one of the highest points in Israel to raise money for orphans and neglected children in the country. The LJY group took on the challenge of climbing Mount Tzfachot to raise funds for the Carmiel Youth Village, a … Read More

A spectacular dinner to fund our future

3 August 2018 Following on from the success of the Biennial Weekend, we are proud to present ‘101 Reasons to Celebrate Liberal Judaism’ – our movement’s first ever fundraising dinner. The evening will provide the chance to share stories and memories from the last 70-something years of our Liberal Jewish … 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

Northwood members soak their rabbi for a great cause

4 July 2018 Members of Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) raised money to help local homeless and vulnerable people at a special cheder fun day. Activities included games, arts and crafts and, most popular of all, a chance to throw sponges at Rabbi Aaron Goldstein. Aaron said: “The one … Read More

Liberal Judaism Biennial Weekend report and photos

2 July 2018 Liberal Judaism members from all around the UK and beyond took part in an “inspirational” Biennial Weekend – discussing the next steps in liturgy, theology, policy, outreach work and shared values that will drive Progressive Judaism forward both in Britain and around the world. For the first … Read More

Talya and Noa’s fun run for an important cause

28 June 2018 Two young Progressive Jews took part in the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run at the weekend to raise money to help others attend LJY-Netzer events. Talya and Noa Fetterman, who are six and nine, completed the course – raising £50 for the LJY-Netzer bursary scheme, which assists … Read More

Liberal Judaism Patrons’ Dinner looks to the future

21 June 2018 Liberal Judaism has pledged to build an education department and develop its student and young adult programming . Speakers at this year’s Liberal Judaism Patrons’ Dinner talked of the need to raise funds in order to invest in these much-needed projects. Held at the House of Lords, … Read More

Bringing Holocaust education into primary schools

21 May 2018 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) has teamed up with The National Holocaust Centre and Museum to bring the Centre’s education programme for 9-11 year olds into schools for the first time. The ‘Journey Exhibition’ is part of an immersive programme at the Centre, which is based … Read More

[Blog] Mental Health Awareness Week

Rabbi Alexandra Wright 15 May 2018 Two weeks ago, the Liberal Jewish Synagogue held its annual Kabbalat Torah service – one of the highlights of our year and always a source of great pride for any Liberal Jewish congregation. The class of nine fifteen year olds led the Friday evening … Read More

Full LJY-Netzer youth programme at Biennial Weekend

10 May 2018 Once again Liberal Judaism’s Biennial Weekend 2018 will offer a full and inspiring programme for young Liberal Jews in attendance, alongside the main programme. Biennial participants aged between six and 15 can enjoy a taste of LJY-Netzer on the youth programme which will feature both educational and … Read More