Liberal Jewish Congregation Rotterdam
LJG Rotterdam is a reform/liberal Jewish congregation, or kehilla. It respects Jewish traditions in a manner that has been adapted to current times and it strives for a lively and active kehilla. Everyone makes personal choices about how to apply the Jewish traditions in daily life.
The members of the congregation are Jews of all ages, with diverse backgrounds and who come from all over the world. Every effort to help new members integrate easily into the warm community is made.
Religious services are held regularly in the community. In addition, there are youth and adult education programs and there is a small library. Social events include a book club and movie nights. JMW (Jewish social services) holds regular coffee mornings in the venue.
The congregation is involved in care for the elderly for persons with a Jewish background. In the event of a death, the community can play a supportive role with a Jewish funeral.
LCG is a member of the Union for Progressive Judaism in The Netherlands (NVPJ). This is the umbrella organization of the nine progressive congregations in The Netherlands. Nine rabbis are active within the union and they also serve as army and prison chaplains. The union is affiliated with the World Union for Progressive Judaism.