Service times:
Erev Shabbat Services 6:45pm;
Shabbat Services 11:00am (coffee from 10:15am).
For more information on:
Membership email: membership@ljs.org
Religion School (Rimon) email: education@ljs.org
Arranging a funeral email: synagogue@ljs.org

Lifecycle

An integral part of the LJS is the celebration of events which involve rituals, customs and traditions that have been passed down through the generations.

Additional information may be found on the Liberal Judaism website by clicking HERE

  • The birth of a child is a cause for rejoicing, as it represents the hope of continuity. Chief among the symbols is the rite of circumcision for a male child. The LJS can put parents in touch with a medically-qualified mohel to perform the operation, ...
  • The LJS recognises that members may adopt children from different cultures. The Rabbis and Social Worker can provide support and advice about integration into the community, and offer special ceremonies to mark adoptions.
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  • The baby naming ceremony is for both boys and girls and takes place in the synagogue. This is where the new parents, even where one is not Jewish, undertake to bring up their child in the Jewish Faith.

    We have had a 'group naming' for young childr...

  • Bar/bat mitzvah takes place on the Shabbat nearest to the child's thirteenth birthday. The LJS requires that children have received religious education for at least two years prior to their bar/bat mitzvah and that, with their parents support, they w...
  • Liberal Judaism has always regarded Kabbalat Torah (Confirmation), in a young person's fifteenth or sixteenth year, as the most important ceremony, because it prolongs the period of formal religious education. The confirmees benefit from studying as ...
  • The LJS welcomes anyone who is considering converting to Judaism. ...
  • Marriage is positively commanded by the Jewish religion, firstly in order to propagate the human species; secondly for the loving companionship which marriage affords and thirdly, because it establishes the family as the basic social unit. Marriages ...
  • For more information about Mixed Faith Blessings,¬†Contact Us....
  • For more information about Commitment Ceremonies, Contact Us....
  • In the event of a death, please contact our Funeral Co-ordinator, Jo-Anne Winston on 020 7432 1298. Burials or cremations as well as evening prayers can be arranged by LJS staff. See Funerals section for more details.

    The LJS has a Bereavement Su...

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