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18 OCTOBER 2018 - 9 CHESHVAN 5779
PARASHAT LECH LECHA
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LJ IN THE MEDIA


Keynote speaker for fundraising dinner announced

Help Liberal Judaism support trans equality

Celebrate the centenary and legacy of Chaim Herzog

Support World Jewish Relief's Indonesian earthquake appeal

 
Read the September/October LJ Today here.

In this week's Jewish News Rabbi Aaron Goldstein asks whether London needs a Holocaust Memorial or whether the money could be better spent on education.

Click here to read next week's Jewish News issue.

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SHARE YOUR JEWISH YOUTH MOVEMENT STORY

 
Liberal Judaism's youth movement has provided a community for many of us throughout the years. 

In the run up to our fundraising dinner which is focusing on our youth movement, we are asking you to share your Liberal Jewish youth movement story - from FLPJYG to ULPSNYC to LJY-Netzer.

It's very easy to do - simply fill in this form online and tell us your story be it as a participant, a leader or a parent.

While you're there don't forget to buy your tickets to attend the fundraising dinner and help support the youth movement we all know and love. 

Tickets: £75
Click here to book your tickets and tables today

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Hadracha Seminar
31 October
Bereavement Care Annual Conference
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Love of Lieder
1 November
Simon Marks Open Day Concert
3 November
75 years of SPS
5-10 November
Living Wage Week
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Kristallnacht Service @ NPLS
11 November
EUPJ Shabbaton
11-18 November
Interfaith Week
16 November
AJEX Service @ NPLS
27 November
Annual Fundraising Dinner
29 November
Refugees: Our Shared Responsibility
March 2019
Inter-Community Cyber Quiz
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POSTPONED: LJ ANNUAL INTER-SYNAGOGUE QUIZ

 
Unfortunately the LJ Annual Inter-Synagogue Quiz has been postponed until spring 2019.

Watch this space for updates.

FOR REFUGEES, WITH REFUGEES: ADVANCING INTERFAITH RESPONSES

 

Deadline to Register: 19 October

 
The Council of Christians and Jews invites community and faith leaders to join together to learn and form interfaith responses to the refugee crisis. Following the workshop, the CCJ will help you launch your own grassroots project to support refugees.

Date: 4-5 February
Location: London
Click here to register

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR FOR EUROPEAN EDUCATORS


Registration Deadline:
Friday 19 October


This unique opportunity for educators in European Jewish schools and organisations will enrich your teaching through a week of creativity and learning inspired by the fascinating and extensive resources of the National Library of Israel.

The seminar will include hands-on activities, lectures, discussions and workshops at the NLI, meetings with Israeli teachers, educators and enrichment tours.

Dates: 30 December 2018 - 3 January 2019
Location: The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem
Costs will be covered for suitable candidates
Click here to find out more and apply

NOSH 'N' DROSH

 

Saturday 20 October

 
Guest speaker Judy Miller will talk about the experiences of a volunteer in the Six Day War (1967) followed by discussion and questions. 

Includes a lunch of bagels and fillings.

Time: 1:15-2:15pm
Location: The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London
Cost: Free

HOLOCAUST TESTIMONY COLLECTION TRAINING

 

Thursday 25 October

 
The Dorset History Centre is holding a half-day training session on how to collect the testimony of Holocaust survivors in the Bournemouth area.

The recordings will be held at the Dorset History Centre's Dorset Sound Archive for prosperity and so they can be shared with other archives. 

Location: Bournemouth
Email Maria Gayton to attend
Find out more about the Dorset History Centre here. 

LJY-NETZER UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Hadracha Seminar
25-29 October

 
LJY-Netzer's Hadracha Seminar is the chance to learn what it takes to become an inspirational youth leader on LJY-Netzer events and in the community. 

School Years: 11-13
Location: Orpington
Price: £230
Click here to apply

SIMON MARKS OPEN DAY CONCERT

 

Thursday 1 November


Simon Marks Jewish Primary School invites you a concert performed by its talented pupils, and the opportunity to learn more about the school including it's nursery provision.

Toddlers welcome. 

Time: 9:30-10:30am
Location: Simon Marks School, N16
Book by email or at 020 8806 6048

VACANCY:
PROGRESSIVE JEWISH STUDENT FIELDWORKER

 

Deadline: Midday, Friday 26 October

 
The Alliance for Progressive Judaism (Liberal Judaism & Reform 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.

Full-time (12 month contract with possibility to extend)
Salary: £21,000
Location: London with regular on-campus visits
Click here for full job description

Please send a cover letter and CV to Rebecca Fetterman.

VACANCY:
ENGAGEMENT & ALUMNI COORDINATOR

 

Deadline: Wednesday 14 November

 
This role works closely with programme and volunteer alumni from throughout Tzedek's history in order to create a community of engaged, outward facing, social activists. Responsibilities include co-developing UK based and international programmes with partners and the global Tzedek team, including the Ghana Summer Experience and The Ben Azzai programme.

Full-time, permanent contract
Salary: £24,000
Location: London with some time overseas
Click here for full job description and to apply
 
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