Jun
27

BEREAVEMENT NOTICE – DR STEPHEN HERMAN

Dr Stephen Herman, z”l – Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh, Dean of Leo Baeck College, writes: On behalf of our Principal, Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris, it is with feelings of personal and professional grief and loss that I must inform you of the death, last Thursday, of our peerless Chair of Governors, Dr Stephen Herman.

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Jun
23

New language courses at LBC Lehrhaus!

We are happy to announce that we have added new language courses! As well as Biblical and Modern Hebrew, and Classical Greek you can now learn Yiddish and Aramaic with us at Lehrhaus!

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Jun
23

Parashat Korach

After Korach’s rebellion, Moses challenged the rebels to a showdown: they were to offer incense before God, and if God accepted it, that would prove their case. Long story short: they didn’t prove their case. They all died.

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Jun
16

Parashat Shelach Lecha

In this week’s parashah, Moses sends out scouts to survey the land of Israel. He asks twelve envoys to go into the country they expect to possess and report back on its contents.

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Feb
25

Leo Baeck College statement on Ukraine

Leo Baeck College has been training rabbis from the FSU since the 1990s. Three of our alumni are currently in Ukraine. We join our prayers for their safety with prayers for the Ukrainian people and state at this time of mortal peril.

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Feb
14

Morning Lehrhaus online course

This short, illustrated course will open by asking what we might mean by the phrase ‘Jewish art’. Is it a body of work defined and governed by the biblical Second Commandment’s proscription of idolatrous images?

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Feb
11

NLPS Trust Grant Award to Leo Baeck College Library

With the grant awarded by the NLPS Trust we have been able to purchase a bespoke modular shelving system adding 50m to the library’s shelving capacity and maximising the use of our spaces.

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Feb
09

Rabbi Henry G. Brandt z”l 1927-2022

It is with much sadness that we learned yesterday of the death of our alumnus, one of Leo Baeck College’s first graduates, Henry Brandt.

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