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		                                    Welcome to the LJS		                                </span>
		                                		                                
		                                		                            	                            	
		                            <span class="slider_description">A vibrant, inclusive, diverse and egalitarian community in London. At our core is a belief in social justice and applying Jewish values to living ethical lives within the social, intellectual and environmental realities of the 21st Century. <br>
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We welcome Jewish and non-Jewish partners, families & individuals to our hybrid & online services & events. <a href="https://www.ljs.org/the-ljs.html">Click here to read our Vision and Values</a></span>

Share Shabbat with us

Join our online services on Youtube with thought-provoking sermons and wonderful music, followed by a community Kiddush on Zoom. Service times are: 6:45pm on Friday evenings, 11:00am on Saturday mornings.
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The LJS Heritage Trail

The LJS is a wonderfully diverse and international community, with roots in countries across the world. New stories from Bryan Diamond and Hugh Marsden have been added. This project forms part of our celebration of the diversity and inclusivity of the LJS.
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Thought for the Week

This week, Rabbi Alex considers easing disappointment with hard work and the need to create just and fair societies.
At the very beginning of parashat Va-etchanan, Moses recalls his plea to God to enter the Promised Land: ‘I pleaded with the Eternal One at that time, saying, ‘Adonai Elohim…let me, I pray, cross over and see the good land on the other side of the Jordan…’ (Deuteronomy 3:23-25). No less than fourteen times in the previous chapter, Moses reminds the Israelites of how ...

The LJS Newsletter July/August

Includes Bob Kirk’s third Bar Mitzvah, and articles on our Vision and Values, the LJS Time Capsule, and Michael Josefs’ LJS video game, as well as thought pieces by Hazel Summerfield and David Davidson, and profiles of Council Members.

LJS Appeal - Matched Funding Offer!

This wonderful offer to upgrade our IT provision is made by ‘a joint UK and Israeli citizen to mark the inclusion for the first time of Arab representatives in the new Government in Israel’. Help us double every pound raised, to reach the £50,000 target.
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Return to services in the Sanctuary

Welcome back! With formal limits removed, advance registration is no longer required to attend Shabbat services – though Covid safety arrangements remain. Non-members will still need to register for security purposes at membership@ljs.org
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