Lehrhaus Spring 2021 Programme. Enrich your mind. Feed your soul.

Are you passionately curious?

Sign up for our stellar Lehrhaus programme for the Spring 2021 Semester at Leo Baeck College. All our courses are taught by our outstanding faculty and specialist teachers. Please click on each course title for content and booking information.

 

LANGUAGE COURSES

 

ULPAN – MODERN HEBREW

Liat Aharonovich

10-week live on-line courses: from Beginner to Advanced level

NEW total Beginner’s class starting in January 2021!

Check the LBC website for dates and timings

 

BIBLICAL HEBREW – BEGINNERS (continuation)

Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein

10-week live on-line course

Monday 7.30-9.00pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

11, 18, 25 January

1, 8, 15, 22 February

1, 8, 15 March

 

CLASSICAL GREEK FOR BEGINNERS (continuation)

Rabbi Dr Michael Hilton

10-week live on-line course

Wednesday 7.30-8.45pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

3, 10, 17, 24 February

3, 10 March

21, 28 April

5, 12 May

 

CLASSICAL GREEK – LEVEL 2

Rabbi Dr Michael Hilton

10-week live on-line course

Wednesday 2.30-4.00pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

3, 10, 17, 24 February

3, 10 March

21, 28 April

5, 12 May

 

JEWISH STUDIES COURSES

 

DAVID BECOMES KING

Rabbi Professor Jonathan Magonet

4-week live on-line course

Tuesday 7.30-9pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

12, 19, 26 January

2 February

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE THOUGHTS OF WALTER BENJAMIN

Dr Jakub Kowalewski

4-week live on-line course

Monday 7.00-8.30pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

11, 18, 25 January

1 February

 

JUDAISM IN THE UNIVERSE OF FAITHS

Rabbi Fred Morgan

We are delighted to have another of our Alumni teach on the Lehrhaus. This time all the way from Australia, so please note the early start! This course is not to be missed!

4-week live on-line course

Monday 9.00-10.30am UK time (UTC)

8.00-9.30pm AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time); UTC+11

Dates

1, 8, 15, 22 February

 

THE HERESIES OF BARUCH SPINOZA

Dr Jakub Kowalewski

We are delighted to have another morning course, so please note the early start!

4-week live on-line course

Tuesday 9.00-10.30am UK time (UTC)

8.00-9.30pm AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time); UTC+11

Dates

2, 9, 16, 23 March

 

ANCIENT CHRISTIANS AND JEWS: CONTACTS, CONFLICTS AND CONVERSATIONS

Rabbi Michael Farbman

We are delighted to have another of our Alumni teach on the Lehrhaus. This time all the way from United States. This course is not to be missed!

4-week live on-line course

Thursday 7.30-9.00pm UK time (UTC)

USA: 2.30-4.00pm EST (Eastern Standard Time); UTC-5

Dates

4, 11, 18 and 25 March

 

PREACH AND BE DAMNED?

Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh

Live on-line Masterclass

Sunday, 11.00am-12.30pm UK time (UTC)

Date

21 February

LEARN TO LEYN IN 6 LESSONS

Dr Chani Smith

6-week live on-line course

Wednesday 7.00-8.30pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

3, 10, 17, 24 March

7, 14 April

 

INTERMARRIAGE IN THE RABBINIC IMAGINATION

Dr Laliv Clenman

Live on-line Masterclass

Sunday, 4.00-5.30pm UK time (UTC)

Date

25 April 2021

 

THE JEWISH GOD: WHO, WHAT AND WHERE

Professor Melissa Raphael

4-week live on-line course

Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm UK time (UTC)

Dates

28 April

5, 12, 19 May

 

THE PHILOSOPHY OF EMMANUEL LEVINAS

Dr Jakub Kowalewski

8-week live on-line course

Tuesday 7.00-8.30pm  UK time (UTC)

Dates

4, 11, 18, 25 May

1, 8, 15, 22 June

 

MAGIC, DIVINATION AND WITCHCRAFT IN THE BIBLE (1); THE WOMAN OF ENDOR

Dr Alinda Damsma

4-week live on-line course

Thursday 7.30-8.45pm UK time

Dates

20, 27 May

3, 10 June

 

POST-MODERN JUDAISM?

Rabbi Dr Rene Pfertzel

4-week live on-line course

Thursday 7.30-9.00pm UK time UTC

Dates 

3, 10, 17 & 24 June

 

LESSER-KNOWN ASPECTS OF JEWISH HISTORY AND CO-EXISTENCE IN BERLIN, COCHIN, MARRAKESH AND THESSALONIKI

Rabbi Dr Frank Dabba Smith

4-week live on-line course

Course Description: coming soon!

Dates

TBC

 

JEWISH EDUCATION COURSES

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS IN THE JEWISH EDUCATIONAL SETTING

Pamela Hartog

4-week live on-line course

Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm UK time

Dates

3, 10, 24 February

3 March

 

WRESTLING WITH GOD IN THE CHEDER CLASSROOM

Frankie Gruzd

4-week live on-line course

Thursday 7.30-9.00pm UK time

Dates

4, 11, 18, 25 March

 

More courses to come!

If you are interested and you want to pre-book your place, please contact Jarek at lehrhaus@lbc.ac.uk