The History of Reform Judaism with Rabbi Jonathan Romain
16th March 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm£5.00
Rabbi, writer and broadcaster, Jonathan Romain is minister of Maidenhead Synagogue in Berkshire. He writes for The Times, The Guardian and The Jewish Chronicle and is often heard on the BBC.
His many books include The Jews of England and Faith and Practice: A Guide to Reform Judaism Today.
In 2004, Jonathan received the MBE for his pioneering work nationally in helping mixed-faith couples, a theme covered in his book Till Faith Us Do Part (HarperCollins).
He is chaplain to the Jewish Police Association, chair of the Accord Coalition (which campaigns for inclusive education) and chair of Inter Faith leaders for Dignity in Dying (IFDiD). For several years he was a judge for both The Times ‘Preacher of the Year’ Award and the BBC’s Frank Gillard Awards, and he was a member of the BBC’s Standing Conference on Religion and Belief (2009-12).
Jonathan is periodically asked to sit on commissions by OFCOM. He is a past Chairman of the Assembly of Rabbis UK (2007-9) and is on the Council of St George’s House, Windsor Castle. His latest book, Confessions of a Rabbi (Biteback), has been widely acknowledged in the media.