Liberal Judaism (United Kingdom)

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Name: Liberal Judaism (United Kingdom)
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

British Jews, Muslims teaming to help Syrian refugees

(JTA) — Jewish and Muslim religious leaders in Britain have formed an alliance to call on the government to accept more Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war.The leaders, backed by the community organizing group Citizens UK, will use next week’s Jewish ... [Published JTA - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Let’s recognise our Jewish plurality as students

Rabbi Leah Jordan is young adult chaplain, Liberal Judaism. She tweets HERE .Rabbi Leah Jordan“Are you Christian?”That was a genuine question asked by a more traditional Jewish student to a fellow Jew on campus.Many Progressive Jewish students can tell ... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian refugee crisis unites Jews and Muslims in plea for Britain to do more

UK faith leaders to call for UK to accept more displaced people as Jewish festival of Sukkot is markedJews and Muslims have formed an unlikely alliance to press for Britain to accept hundreds of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war.More than 140,000 ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ted Finkel

, husband, father, grandfather and a visionary trailblazer in the health care field, died on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at his home in Orlando, Fla. He was 80.Growing up in Miami Beach, Ted was a summer lifeguard, avid sports fan, and was the first bat ... [Published Watauga Democrat - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Progressives forge closer ties to attract unaffiliated

The Reform and Liberal movements have agreed a formal alliance, pledging greater co-operation in order to strengthen the overall Progressive presence within the community.Although merger talks took place between the two movements 30 years ago, they have ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal and Reform Judaism launch ‘alliance’

Liberal and Reform Judaism have launched “an alliance” to speak for one-in-three synagogue-affiliated Jews in the UK.Janner-Klausner (Right) at reform Judaism’s annual dinnerThe deal encompasses a total of 82 progressive Jewish communities.Leaders of ... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Two Voices: Why is comedy so integral to Jewish identity?

Q. As we mourn Joan Rivers, why is comedy so integral to Jewish identity?• Rabbi Charley Baginsky says…Rabbi Charley BaginskyIn the last year of her life, Joan Rivers experienced one of her most controversial moments when she made a joke referencing the ... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

JC Power 100: Numbers 50 - 11

50: Ruth GreenRuth Green has set an example for women looking to take on senior roles in communal leadership. A supporter of Women in Jewish Leadership commission, she joined the Jewish Leadership Council's trustee board this year, saying she was "excited" ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rainbow Jews Seeks Crowd Funding For Its Work

Liberal Judaism’s ground-breaking LGBT history project Rainbow Jews is looking to raise at least £5,000 via online crowdfunding to continue its great work.by Newsdesk | 6th September 2014Read More ... [Published The Gay UK - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Desert Island Texts: No.50

This week, Robin Moss, national officer for Liberal Judaism, selects a cycle of poems by Yehuda AmichaiMy text is from a cycle of poems by Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000), Israel’s greatest modern poet, called Gods Come and Go, Prayers Remain. It is the third ... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

What can the Jewish community do to combat Islamic extremism?

Two Voices: our weekly Progressive Judaism debate: Rabbi Mark Solomon• Rabbi Mark Solomon says…There is probably not much we can do about terrorism abroad, except to urge the government to remain vigilant and proactive in opposing any tolerance of terrorist ... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Aug 30 2014]

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British Jews, Muslims teaming to help Syrian re... [Published JTA - Sep 29 2014]
OPINION: Let’s recognise our Jewish plurality a... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 29 2014]
Syrian refugee crisis unites Jews and Muslims i... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 27 2014]
They have come-it's time to build [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Sep 26 2014]
Ted Finkel [Published Watauga Democrat - Sep 25 2014]
Progressives forge closer ties to attract unaff... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 23 2014]
Liberal and Reform Judaism launch ‘alliance’ [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 19 2014]
Two Voices: Why is comedy so integral to Jewish... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 19 2014]
JC Power 100: Numbers 50 - 11 [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
JC Power 100 2014 [Published Jewish Chronicle - Sep 10 2014]
Rainbow Jews Seeks Crowd Funding For Its Work [Published The Gay UK - Sep 06 2014]
Desert Island Texts: No.50 [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 04 2014]
What can the Jewish community do to combat Isla... [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 04 2014]
Former Board presidents call on Wineman to resign [Published Jewish News UK - Sep 04 2014]
Thousands rally in London against rising anti-S... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 01 2014]
What are we fighting for in London? [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 30 2014]
Rainbow Jews raise cash for LGBT history exhibi... [Published So So Gay - Aug 28 2014]
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