Feb
25

Parashat Tetzaveh

The theme of this week’s parashah, Tetzaveh, is ‘Light’, which comes from its opening words: ‘You shall command the Israelites to bring you pure oil of beaten olives, to cause a lamp to burn continually’ (Exodus 27:20).

By Sandy Potashnick | Uncategorized
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Feb
22

The Pesach Haggadah: Where it comes from and why it is full of children – Professor Jeremy Schonfield

The Haggadah grew out of sacrificial rituals from Temple times, but in its final form it offers much more than an opportunity to worship and to be educated, even though these are generally assumed to be its main functions.

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Dec
11

Lehrhaus Spring 2021 Programme. Enrich your mind. Feed your soul.

Are you passionately curious?
Sign up for our stellar Lehrhaus programme for the Spring 2021 Semester at Leo Baeck College. All our courses are taught by our outstanding faculty and specialist teachers. Please click on each course title for content and booking information.

By Jarek Lodzinski | Academic
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Dec
08

Dr Laliv Clenman – Intermarriage in the Rabbinic Imagination

First in a series on intermarriage in the rabbinic literature, these masterclasses will explore a fascinating series of rabbinic halakhic (legal) and aggadic (narrative) texts on intermarriage, which was an extremely complex problem for the sages of antiquity. Texts will be provided in original and in translation – all levels welcome, from beginner to […]

By Jarek Lodzinski | Events
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Aug
26

British Library’s new exhibition

Ahead of the opening of the British Library’s new exhibition, Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word, Jewish Renaissance’s Arts Editor Judi Herman explored it via a virtual private view. There she met Cassy Sachar, librarian at Leo Baeck College

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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Jul
31

Leo Baeck College – ORDINATION 2020 – video

Leo Baeck College presents the Ceremony of Ordination (Semicha) 2020. We are so excited to share with you this brief video encapsulating the highlights of our socially distanced ordination service that took place on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London.

By Jarek Lodzinski | Events
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Jun
22

We are delighted to share this Jewish Chronicle article about Rabbi Mati Kirschenbaum

Mati Kirschenbaum will be the Progressive movement’s first rabbi to grow up in post-Communist Poland: www.thejc.com/community/community-news    
By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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May
28

Rabbis Re-inventing Judaism in COVID-19 podcast

We are very pleased to share this “Rabbis Re-inventing Judaism in COVID-19” podcast with the LBC community

By Jarek Lodzinski | Uncategorized
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