Liberal Judaism (United Kingdom)

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What are we fighting for in London?

Our leading Jewish organisations in the UK have urged the Jewish community to support a rally taking place on Sunday that’s addressing not the situation in the Middle East but conditions here in Britain. A group of five activists wants us to gather at ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rainbow Jews raise cash for LGBT history exhibition

A group of jewish people from the liberal branch of the religion is attempting to raise over £5,000 in order to continue its groundbreaking LGBT history project, Rainbow Jews.Liberal jewish people differ from traditional Orthodox believers in the way ... [Published So So Gay - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

What essential qualities should the next London mayor possess?

Two Voices: our weekly Progressive Judaism debate:What essential qualities should  the next London mayor possess?• Rabbi Alexandra Wright says…Rabbi Alexandra WrightThe qualities Judaism values in a leader are listed in Psalm 15. They are: blameless and ... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Community leaders split over JC’s Gaza advert apology

JC editor Stephen Pollard issued a statement saying: “We apologise for the upset caused.”Community leaders have reacted to the Jewish Chronicle’s controversial decision to run an advert promoting an Islamic charity with alleged links to Hamas.One senior ... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rainbow Jews LGBT project faces the funding axe

A project chronicling Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history from 1950 has appealed for money to keep going after cuts to its Lottery funding.Rainbow Jews, which recently ran an exhibition capturing the oral histories of Jewish LGBT ... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Desert Island Texts: No 46

This week, Lucian J Hudson, chairman of Liberal Judaism, selects Numbers 20 and Deuteronomy 3My favourite story is about God telling Moses he is never to reach the Promised Land. It can be found in Numbers 20 and Deuteronomy 3.According to the former, ... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mick Davis: why it's right to back Israel

Jewish Leadership Council chairman Mick Davis, strongly defended Israel's campaign in an article in the Sunday Times.He wrote that every "right-thinking person" should side with Israel in its conflict with Hamas."I side with Israel every morning because ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Weiss-a wise choice for judge

Kevin WeissIf Kevin Weiss could only pick one word to blaze across his wall, that word would be justice."I'm an idealistic type of person," Weiss told The Heritage. "I like to help people and if I see an injustice it burns me up."Ever since he was a child, ... [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 01 2014]
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 Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

New Book From Reform Rabbi Organization Explores Changing Relationship Between Liberal Judaism and Sexuality

The Sacred Encounter, Published by CCAR Press, Approaches Questions of Modern Sexuality With Classical Biblical Perspectives ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 01 2014]

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...in the right of its citizens to security and in the essential duty of its democratically elected government to ensure that security," he wrote. "Three simple beliefs which, if we replace the name of Israel with that of any western democracy, would not be controversial."
Weiss attended the University of Florida where he majored in history and minored in religion with plans to teach. "I love teaching," he said. "I've taught in law school, colleges, religious schools. In South Florida I taught at the Central Agency for Jewish Education, and I taught Jewish history to high school students who obtained college credit for the program through Miami-Dade Community College."

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What are we fighting for in London? [Published The Times Of Israel - 15 hours ago]
Rainbow Jews raise cash for LGBT history exhibi... [Published So So Gay - Aug 28 2014]
What essential qualities should the next Londo... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 22 2014]
Community leaders split over JC’s Gaza advert a... [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 20 2014]
Rainbow Jews LGBT project faces the funding axe [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 19 2014]
Desert Island Texts: No 46 [Published Jewish News UK - Aug 07 2014]
Mick Davis: why it's right to back Israel [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 07 2014]
Weiss-a wise choice for judge [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 01 2014]
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]
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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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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