Elstree member named Most Inspirational Young Person

5 November 2019 Daniel Bernard, a member of The Liberal Synagogue Elstree (TLSE), won the Most Inspirational Young Person Award at the Inspire the House Awards at The Houses of Parliament. Following his success at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi earlier this year – where he represented Team GB … Read More

Young Progressive Jews unite for refugee project

22 October 2019 Young Liberal and Reform Jews from the UK have spent a week volunteering in Calais and Dunkirk, as part of a team cooking and serving 2,000 meals each day to the refugees there. Nine volunteers from the LJY-Netzer and RSY-Netzer youth movements joined the Refugee Community Kitchen … Read More

Spring camp dates change to incorporate Shabbat

LJY-Netzer Shabbat

10 October 2019 The dates for LJY-Netzer’s Machaneh Aviv have changed so that the spring camp will now include Shabbat. The camp will take place from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 April, after overwhelming feedback from LJY-Netzer members and their parents that Shabbat on camp is a very special time … Read More

Former LJY-Netzer leader is new UJIA CEO

Mandie Winston

1 October 2019 Liberal Judaism has welcomed the appointment of former LJY-Netzer youth leader Mandie Winston as the new CEO of UJIA. Mandie becomes the first ever woman to hold the role, which she will take up in January. She was raised in London and is remembered as a popular … Read More

Nominate young Liberal leaders for JN poll

25 September 2019 The Jewish News is asking for nominations as it seeks to identify the top young leaders in Anglo-Jewry. The newspaper is compiling ‘40 under 40’, ‘25 under 25’ and ‘18 under 18’ lists to showcase the many young Jews doing amazing work up and down the country. … Read More

Are you ready for university? Read our guide

Progressive Jewish Students Chizuk event

15 September 2019 Are you, or a member of your family, starting your first year of university? Do you still have questions on what to pack, what to expect and how to make the most of it? Then Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) is here for you. PJS – which is … Read More

Teacher training: Preparing for the High Holies

28 August 2019 Liberal Judaism has teamed up with Reform Judaism for a special teacher training course as we head into the High Holy Days period. Titled ‘Preparing for the High Holies’, the training comprises of three sessions and is open to assistants, teachers, heads and anyone who works in … Read More

JCoSS head to be part of Hot Potatoes faith schools debate

22 August 2019 Patrick Moriarty, the headteacher of the Jewish Community Secondary School (JCoSS), will be part of the panel for the next Liberal Judaism Hot Potatoes discussion. The event – titled ‘faith schools: is isolation splendid?’ – will take place on Thursday 19 September at 7pm at the Montagu … Read More

Join our Kabbalat Torah programme for small communities

25 July 2019 Liberal Judaism has launched a Kabbalat Torah scheme for 14-16 year olds in small communities, so that they continue their Jewish education past bar/bat mitzvah. Kabbalat Torah (also known as confirmation) is unique to Liberal Judaism. It is purposely undertaken at a time when it is felt … Read More