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May
26

Parashat Bamidbar

This week, we begin a new book of Torah: BeMidbar (“in the desert”) in Hebrew and Numbers in English. Our parashah shares its name with the book, and it does what it says on the tin:

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Feb
25

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.

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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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Feb
11

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.

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Feb
09

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.

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Feb
01

Oxford Three Faiths Encounter

At Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
Thursday morning march 24th – Sunday march 27th 2022

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Jan
14

LJ Education Hub: 120 Years of Liberal Judaism

In this first session, Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh looks at the life and achievements of renowned Liberal Jewish leader Rabbi John Rayner. Rabbi Dr Charles H Middleburgh has lectured at Leo Baeck College since 1984. His research interests are focused on Liturgy, Animal Iconography in illuminated medieval […]

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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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