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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]