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Nov
29

Dr Jo-Ann Myers in conversation with Dr Anastasia Badder

On Wednesday 16th November, as part of Interfaith UK week, Leo Baeck College partnered with The Faculty of Divinity of Cambridge University to run a webinar comparing two case studies that explored the role of Hebrew learning in Jewish schools.

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Oct
24

World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) President Rabbi Sergio Bergman met with Britain’s Progressive Jewish leadership as part of his first trip to the UK in the role.

In a day spent at Leo Baeck College, Rabbi Bergman and WUPJ Chair Carole Sterling met with Baeck College Principal Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris, Dean Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh and Acting Chair Mimi Konigsberg, as well as Liberal Judaism CEO Rabbi Charley Baginsky and director of youth Becca Fetterman.

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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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Sep
08

Vacancy – Chair of Governors

Leo Baeck College, the preeminent UK and international progressive rabbinic educational institution, is looking for a new Chair for 2023.

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Jul
06

Five New Rabbis Ordained

Leo Baeck College (LBC) ordained five new rabbis in a service held at The Liberal Jewish Synagogue on Sunday 3 July.

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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
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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Jan
14

LJ Education Hub: 120 Years of Liberal Judaism

In this first session, Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh looks at the life and achievements of renowned Liberal Jewish leader Rabbi John Rayner. Rabbi Dr Charles H Middleburgh has lectured at Leo Baeck College since 1984. His research interests are focused on Liturgy, Animal Iconography in illuminated medieval […]

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