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Nov
15

Parashat Vayeitzei

Many early commentators considered Jacob’s engineering of his uncle’s flock to breed mainly speckled, spotted and dark sheep to have been a sheer miracle. Of course, we know now that simple selective breeding can achieve such a result.

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Nov
07

Parashat Toldot

Since the Pittsburgh shooting there is an image that’s been haunting me, the famous painting ‘The Scream’ by the Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch[1]. At times there are no words to describe what we feel, and our grief and anger are so deep that they can only be expressed through a big scream.

By Sandy Potashnick | Uncategorized
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Oct
08

Professor Melissa Raphael – lecture

We are delighted to inform you that LBC faculty member, Professor Melissa Raphael will be giving an invited lecture

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Sep
27

LEHRHAUS Autumn 2018

We are starting 4 Lehrhaus courses next week:
Rabbi Professor Jonathan Magonet: The Rise of King David – a literary reading of 1 Samuel – 8 weeks Tuesdays, 2 Oct – 20 Nov at LBC
Rabbi Mark Solomon: Judah Halevi: Poet and (anti-) Philosopher- 8 weeks, Wednesdays, 3 Oct – 21 Nov at LBC
Rabbi Pete Tobias: Who […]

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Sep
04

Welcome!

We welcome Cassy Sachar, our new full-time librarian who started this week at LBC and who has joined Zuzanna and Paul. We now have our wonderful library team! We wish Cassy much luck and fulfilment in her new role.

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Aug
17

Leo Baeck College remembers Rabbi Hugo Gabriel Gryn who died on 18th of August 1996.

Leo Baeck College remembers Rabbi Hugo Gabriel Gryn who died on 18th of August 1996.
Rabbi Gryn moved to the United Kingdom in 1946 and later trained as a rabbi in America

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Aug
19

URJ Camp George

This shabbat fourth year rabbinic student Deborah Blausten led services along with ARZA president Rabbi Josh Weinberg for the leadership of the Canadian reform community at URJ Camp George. The service included a special blessing for one of 17 tallitot- representing each of the URJ’s North American summer camps- that are being sent to […]

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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50th International Jewish-Christian Bible Week

At 50th International Jewish-Christian Bible Week Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris, Principal of Leo Baeck College, gave the Keynote address entitled “Eve was Framed. And other interpretations from the exegetical vanguard”.

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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