Kabbalat Torah cycle raises £1,400 for mental health charity

Sarah Ellenby, Jacob Corne, Daniel Atkinson and Max Worth

Three young Liberal Jews and their teacher cycled almost 40 miles between Leicester Progressive Synagogue and Nottingham Liberal Synagogue to raise money for a mental health charity. Daniel Atkinson, Jacob Corne and Max Worth are taking part in the Kabbalat Torah (KT) programme at Nottingham Progressive Synagogue – a unique … Read More

Book for LJY-Netzer Machaneh Lemala (Spring Day Camp)

Machaneh Lemala details

LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, will be running a Covid-safe non-residential spring camp from April 6-9 at a location in North West London. With the new name of Machaneh Lemala (which means upwards), the camp offers four days of non-stop fun for those in school years 3-6 as … Read More

Progressive Jewish Students to run Careers Month in Feb

PJS Careers Month

During February, Progressive Jewish Students will be running a Careers Month to inspire and reassure students about their job prospects post-university. UK Ambassador to the Ukraine Melinda Simmons, BBC journalist Tim Franks and CEO of JW3 Raymond Simonson are among the speakers who will be talking to students about their … Read More

Join our Teacher Training on online safeguarding (25 Nov)

Wednesday night’s Education Hub Teacher Training session will be on the topic of online safeguarding with Liberal Judaism director of youth Becca Fetterman and The Movement for Reform Judaism welfare manager Sharon Daniels. They will be looking at all the safeguarding implications of working online with children and young people … Read More

Hot Potatoes (19 Nov): Have we imprisoned our students?

Manchester University halls

With promises of in-person seminars and an imminent return to ‘normal’ university living, our students were enticed onto campus to begin their journey through higher education. Now, with the country in a new lockdown amidst ever changing Covid-19 rules and regulations, our students find themselves restricted to their halls – … Read More

Sign up for our Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) packs

Progressive Jewish Students Flyer

Progressive Jewish Students (PJS) are excited to launch a PJS student pack for all those who wish to be connected to Progressive Jewish opportunities on campus and so many off-campus and post-university opportunities too. All joining entails is filling out a form. Then, in return, you will get free gifts … Read More

Get in touch with our Progressive student chaplain

Nottingham University

29 September 2020 Calling all students, gap year participants and people who have left school in the past few years to go onto other things. We know that for many of you this year is not how you expected it to be. Coronavirus and the restrictions that come with it … Read More

Join our free LJY-Netzer summer youth programme

LJY Netzer summer programme

3 July 2020 This summer, from 3-22 August, LJY-Netzer will be putting out a FREE inclusive online programme for all young people in school years 2-11 (ages 7 to 16). Our committed volunteers have been working hard to bring this to life and are now proud to present Machaneh B’Bayit, … Read More

Meet our new Progressive Judaism student chaplain

Rabbi Anna Posner

2 July 2002 Former LJY-Netzer movement worker Anna Posner is returning to Liberal Judaism as the new Progressive Judaism student chaplain. Anna – who will graduate as a rabbi from Leo Baeck College this summer – will support Jewish students and build the presence and vibrancy of Progressive Jewish life on … Read More

Jess Baker’s Biennial Weekend vegan challah recipe

Biennial Challah

19 June 2020 The Liberal Judaism Biennial At Home started with LJY-Netzer member Jess Baker’s vegan challah bake… and we’ve had people asking for the recipe ever since. So here, in time for Shabbat, is how to make gorgeous vegan challah – courtesy of Jess (pictured). Ingredients: 4 cups/ 500g … Read More