Author: Jarek Lodzinski

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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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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Jan
26

Rabbi Mark Goldsmith: How far Should a Jew go to Sell a Used Car?

RABBI MARK GOLDSMITH
HOW FAR SHOULD A JEW GO TO SELL A USED CAR?
4-week live on-line course

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Jan
13

Rabbi Mark Solomon: BROKEN VESSELS: EVIL, SUFFERING AND REDEMPTION IN KABBALAH AND HASIDIC THOUGHT

For the great rationalist Maimonides, evil does not really exist – in fact, it is by definition non-existence, the absence of good and the absence of being. The theosophical kabbalah, which arose in the generations after Maimonides, took a radically different path in understanding the nature of evil. Since all being flows from the divine, [...]
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Jan
05

Rabbi Professor Jonathan Magonet: David becomes King

The Book of Samuel is one of the masterpieces of world literature. While the overall story can be read and appreciated in translation, the full richness and subtleties of the narrative deserve spending time with the Hebrew text.

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Jan
03

IS YOUR SPOUSE REALLY A DEMON?

Marriages between humans and demons are not unheard of in Jewish tradition. From Queen Sheba in Midrash to the Ashkenazi medieval Mayse vom Worms, to the modern-day British Neil Gaiman’s Lucifer. Jews have always asked themselves if indeed they married the devil’s spawn, or is it all just in their heads?

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Dec
20
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

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