LINKS

These links are to groups, organisations or website BKY feels that members friends and visitors may find useful. 

Whilst we endeavour to ensure information is up to date, please email admin@bky.org.uk if any of the links to not work.

LGBTQI

Jewish Gay and Ledbian Group

World Congress of LGBT Jews

Celebrating LGBT Jewish History & Heritage in the UK

A national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life

Stories of Faith & Gender Beyond the Binary

Looking at the ways in which Jewish people who identify as LGBTQI engage in religious and community life

US LGBT Resource Center

LGBT inclusion in the US Jewish reform community

Camden LGBT advice & safety project

JEWISH LIFE

The dynamic, cutting edge of modern Judaism

The world’s oldest and most influential Jewish newspaper
Britain’s largest Jewish newspaper 
The voice of British Jewry and the representative of Jewish communal interests to government, media and others for over 250 years
 
Jewish action for a just world

Jewish Council for Racial Equality (Flash Player needed)
Serving Reform, Masorti, Liberal and Independent Communities in England
The largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East
A leading Jewish charity supporting vulnerable children, families and people with learning disabilities.
 
A radical Jewish diaspora group based in London
 
A campaigning organisation which fights for freedom and equality.
 
A cultural magazine with event listings and features covering books, art, music, film, theatre, ideas and society.
The Home of Jewish Music in the UK
 
Offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including a five-year rabbinic training programme and degree courses in Jewish Studies
 
Selling Jewish books and ephemera 
 
US site with lots of useful Jewish information, helpful for those considering conversion.
 
Provides books and resources of Jewish interest for use in religion schools, Jewish day schools, synagogues and family homes
 
London Jewish Cultural Center
 
The Jewish Museum London is a museum of British Jewish life, history and identity.
 
The Ben Uri Collection is the world’s most distinguished body of work by artists of European Jewish descent.
 
Holding nearly 1600 Czech Torah scrolls rescued from the Holocaust.
 
Holocaust memorial and education centre

ISRAEL

Together for Israel, together for peace
 
The public and legal advocacy arm of the Reform Movement in Israel

A group of Jewish women from around the world who strive to achieve the right, as women, to wear prayer shawls, pray and read from the Torah collectively and out loud at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel

The leading organisation advancing democracy and equality for all Israelis, based on the vision of Israel’s founders

JEWISH MUSIC 

Klezmer is, at its heart, dance music, wedding music, both wild and tender. Played by the Klezmorim as they tramped the roads of Eastern Europe.

Cockney Yiddish Music Hall from the past and the present
Klezmer at its most beguiling and seductive. The subtleties of the original tradition, combined with a kick-the-chairs-over ability to party.
 
A Duo who perform together in a way that is rarely encountered. Influenced by several linked cultures and maintaining the styles, they play original and traditional material with freedom and spontaneity.