Reform Movement News

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism has been included in The Progress 1000, the Evening Standard's celebration of the people who make a difference to London life. Click here to read more on the Evening Standard website. Thrilled to be in the #Progress1000 influential Londoners list today @standardnews @ReformMovement @JewishChron [...]
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
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The Alliance for Progressive Judaism (Reform Judaism and Liberal Judaism) is looking for an inspirational person, who is passionate about Progressive Judaism, to join the Progressive Jewish Student team and provide community building, learning and programming for young adults, focussed towards students on campus. £21,000 p.a. Full time (37 hours a week) 12 [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner was interviewed by The Telegraph following her very moving and personal Thought for the Day discussing her non-binary child. Click here to read the article – you may need to create a free account to access it. The post Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner: ‘My non-binary child fulfils a different Jewish [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner shared her particularly moving and personal Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme on 9 October 2018. Click here to listen to or download the broadcast. Click here to read an interview with The Telegraph following the broadcast. Did you hear this morning's Thought for the [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
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Our understanding of Mental Health has grown and we now recognise that, just as we all have physical health, we all have mental health as Sharon Daniels, RSY-Netzer's Well-being and Inclusion Manager explains. At our June AGM, Reform Judaism and our communities committed to continuing to work to be safe, inclusive [...]
Fri, Oct 05, 2018
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Social isolation is a modern plague, argues Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger in this piece for The Jewish Chronicle. The post Loneliness is a national epidemic — but we can be part of the solution appeared first on Reform Judaism. [...]
Fri, Oct 05, 2018
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A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami has hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. The death toll is over 800 with numbers rapidly rising. Over 150 aftershocks have continued to wreak devastation on the area with buildings collapsed and homes washed away. Search and rescue efforts are underway [...]
Thu, Oct 04, 2018
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Members of Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Community with their Torah scroll
An entire Torah was unwound for the very first time at Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Community to celebrate Simchat Torah. Families watched their rescued eighteenth century Czech scroll being unrolled from beginning to end, held up by ‘gloved' members of the community, as it wound its way around the shul [...]
Thu, Oct 04, 2018
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Members of  Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue prepare for Sukkot and Simchat Torah
Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue‘s Sukkah Decorating Party was a huge success with over 60 people attending. Young children brought along their parents, grandparents, and even great grandparents, and everyone helped to create beautiful designs to decorate a wonderful Noah's Ark themed sukkah. The Education and Youth Departments celebrated Simchat Torah by [...]
Wed, Oct 03, 2018
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Click here to read Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner's piece on Sukkot for UJS – the Union of Jewish Students The post What Sukkot teaches us about transition appeared first on Reform Judaism. [...]
Fri, Sep 28, 2018
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