May
21

Intellectual outreach

Today we celebrate the extraordinary output of LBC graduates, and the commitment they have shown to life long learning. Our alumni are encouraged during their studies to think the unthinkable and to look at new and creative approaches…

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May
02

Yom HaShoah 5784/2024

Yom HaShoah, the day of the tempest, is the day established in 1959 as the day for Jews to mark the devastation of the Nazi Holocaust, inflicted on the Jewish people between 1933-1945.

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Apr
19

Pesach 2024/5784

This Seder, like all others, at the mention of the Ten Plagues, we will dip our pinky fingers in the wine, ‘spilling’ the red liquid on a napkin, being careful not to lick our finger after doing so. 

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Mar
19

Purim 2024/5784

As we approach Purim 2024, ethical consciousness must be at the forefront of our reading of Esther and the Purim celebrations that surround it, now more than ever.

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Mar
12

LBC Students in Paris Shabbaton

LBC student rabbis attended a Shabbaton in Paris at the Communauté Juive Libérale (CJL) accompanied by Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh, Dean and Director of Jewish Studies at LBC.

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Mar
07

International Women’s Day 2024

Wild and Heretical: Why we should read Clarice Lispector this International Women’s Day by Rabbi Judith Rosen-Berry

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Feb
20

Random Acts of Kindness

When we consider ‘random acts of kindness’ Jewishly, we usually think about things we might do, like offering our seat on a bus to an older person – but we don’t often consider being on the receiving end of them. 

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Feb
08

From Russia with love

LBC alumnus Rabbi Leonid Bimbat leads the community Le-Dor va-Dor at the Moscow Centre for Progressive Judaism. When he visits London he always brings a gift for the library, offering us a fascinating insight into his community.

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