Vacancy – Fundraising Executive
Leo Baeck College is the pre-eminent UK institution of Jewish scholarship and learning that is the heart and lifeblood of the intellectual and spiritual life of the Progressive Jewish community.
Vacancy – Chair of Governors
Leo Baeck College, the preeminent UK and international progressive rabbinic educational institution, is looking for a new Chair for 2023.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.