To become a Nazirite seems a holy choice: to dedicate yourself to God and abstain from intoxicants and hair-cutting. Yet in Parashat Naso the ritual for ending a period of Nazirite living includes bringing a sin offering – so what was the sin in this period of ‘holy’ living?
LBC Lehrhaus – Autumn 2022 programme
Our programme for autumn 2022 is now available. Sign up and learn with our outstanding faculty and specialist teachers.
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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.
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!
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.
Rabbi Henry G. Brandt z”l 1927-2022
It is with much sadness that we learned yesterday of the death of our alumnus, one of Leo Baeck College’s first graduates, Henry Brandt.
Oxford Three Faiths Encounter
At Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
Thursday morning march 24th – Sunday march 27th 2022