Liberal Judaism (United Kingdom)

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Name: Liberal Judaism (United Kingdom)
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal Judaism to help Syrians resettle in UK

Liberal Judaism has said it wants to be part of a community plan to resettle 750 Syrian refugee families – one of the largest civilian resettlement programmes since the Kinderstransport.Scale of the crisis: Za’atri camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, ... [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How have Progressive movements benefited from male and female leaders?

Two Voices: this week’s Progressive Judaism debateQ: How have Progressive movements benefited from male and female spiritual leaders?Rabbi Janet Burden says:Rabbi Janet BurdenTempting though it may be, I will offer no paean to the virtues of my women ... [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Can we safely redraw borders in the Middle East?

This week’s Progressive Judaism column asks: can we redraw borders in the Middle East?By Rabbi Dr Andrew GoldsteinAlmost one hundred years ago, lines were drawn on maps as the First World War came to an end with the collapse of the Austro-Rabbi Dr Andrew ... [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

A plea for peace: Leeds imam and rabbis call for an end to Gaza crisis

at 12:44 pm | NewsReligious leaders in Leeds from both the Islamic and Jewish faiths have called on Israeli and Palestinian leaderships to work towards peace.Imam Qari Muhammad Asim MBE of Leeds Makkah Mosque, Rabbi Jason Kleiman of Bet Hamidrash Hagadol ... [Published Yorkshire Standard - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Leeds, Ian Morris, Crisis, Qari'
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hillel International Announces First Vice President of Israel Education and Engagement

Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut announced today the appointment of Shelley Kedar as Hillel International’s first VP of Israel Education and Engagement. In her new role, Kedar will oversee the creation of an Israel Action Program ... [Published Hillel - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

WATCH: Loud, Proud And Jewish

A new series of short documentary films from Jewish News have been released, which look into the world of being Jewish and LGBT.by Newsdesk | 17th July 2014The film explores the UK Jewish LGBT community’s ongoing struggle for broad acceptance among A ... [Published The Gay UK - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Have lesbian and gay rabbis found equality?

(right) and Jess Wood at the celebration of their civil partnershipTwenty-five years ago, two lesbians were ordained under the auspices of London's Leo Baeck College: Rabbi Sheila Shulman and me. Until then, there was only one gay rabbi in Britain, Lio ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Booklog: Israel Mattuck

Rabbi Danny Rich,Liberal Judaism, £4.99Israel Mattuck was one of the three "M"s who shaped Liberal Judaism in the UK (alongside Claude Montefiore and Lily Montagu). Arriving from the USA in 1912, he established himself over the next 40 years as one of ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Shift from fads and whims

Every Monday night, I tune in to Salford City Radio's Jewish Hour. The contents of this lightly choreographed magazine programme always provide food for thought, and the edition of June 23 proved no exception. Shoehorned into its last few minutes was ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Two Voices: Do Jewish landlords put ethical principles ahead of profit?

Q: As property prices skyrocket, do Jewish landlords and developers have a duty to put ethical principles ahead of profit?Simon RothsteinSimon Rothstein says…One of the best things about attending a Liberal Judaism biennial weekend was the chance to talk ... [Published Jewish News UK - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jewish worshippers attend York's first regular Shabbat service in 40 years

ALMOST 50 Jewish worshippers of all ages attended York’s first regular Shabbat morning service in 40 years.The participants included a couple of members of York’s last Synagogue, which closed in 1975.Numbers were so much greater than expected that the ... [Published York Press - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Fry: ‘I’m as proud of being Jewish as I am of being gay’

Stephen Fry with Stonewall marchers at London Pride 2012.Actor, writer, presenter and gay rights activist Stephen Fry has joined the growing list of individuals to support Jewish News’ new LGBT section, launched today.Joining leading human rights campaigner ... [Published Jewish News UK - Jun 23 2014]

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...Referring to Liberal Judaism's March 2011 decision to "update" its liturgy to accommodate marriage for same-sex couples, Rich explained that "the evidence suggests that on this matter Liberal Jewish thought and policy were in tune with the changing public mood …"

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Liberal Judaism to help Syrians resettle in UK [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 29 2014]
How have Progressive movements benefited from m... [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 25 2014]
OPINION: Can we safely redraw borders in the Mi... [Published Jewish News UK - Jul 22 2014]
A plea for peace: Leeds imam and rabbis call fo... [Published Yorkshire Standard - Jul 18 2014]
Hillel International Announces First Vice Presi... [Published Hillel - Jul 17 2014]
WATCH: Loud, Proud And Jewish [Published The Gay UK - Jul 17 2014]
Have lesbian and gay rabbis found equality? [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 10 2014]
Booklog: Israel Mattuck [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 06 2014]
Shift from fads and whims [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 03 2014]
Two Voices: Do Jewish landlords put ethical pri... [Published Jewish News UK - Jun 26 2014]
Jewish worshippers attend York's first regular ... [Published York Press - Jun 25 2014]
Why non-LGBT Jews must also come to Pride [Published Jewish News UK - Jun 24 2014]
Stephen Fry: ‘I’m as proud of being Jewish as I... [Published Jewish News UK - Jun 23 2014]
New Book From Reform Rabbi Organization Explore... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 01 2014]
Same-Sex Marriages Begin in Britain [Published Impunity Watch - Mar 29 2014]
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Same-Sex Marriages Begin in Britain [Published Impunity Watch - Mar 29 2014]
By Ben Kopp Impunity Watch Reporter, Europe LONDON, United Kingdom – Britain recognized same-sex marriages at midnight on 29 March 2014, a historic change that many couples did not wait until dawn to celebrate. The first same-sex marriage ceremonies ...
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