The Pesach Haggadah: Where it comes from and why it is full of children – Professor Jeremy Schonfield
The Haggadah grew out of sacrificial rituals from Temple times, but in its final form it offers much more than an opportunity to worship and to be educated, even though these are generally assumed to be its main functions.
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First in a series on intermarriage in the rabbinic literature, these masterclasses will explore a fascinating series of rabbinic halakhic (legal) and aggadic (narrative) texts on intermarriage, which was an extremely complex problem for the sages of antiquity. Texts will be provided in original and in translation – all levels welcome, from beginner to […]
Leo Baeck College presents the Ceremony of Ordination (Semicha) 2020. We are so excited to share with you this brief video encapsulating the highlights of our socially distanced ordination service that took place on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London.