Date(s) - 15/03/2017
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Alyth (North Western Reform Synagogue), London
THE INAUGURAL LIONEL BLUE MEMORIAL LECTURE
will be held on 15th March 2017 with our first lecture being delivered by the Rt Rev and Rt Hon Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. He will speak on “Wisdom, Futility, Death and Time: The Voice of Religion in the 21st Century”.
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Rabbi Lionel Blue OBE z”l 1930 – 2016
As a much loved broadcaster, prolific writer, congregational rabbi and convener of the Reform Beit Din, Lionel Blue z”l endeared himself to millions. He provided inspiration and wisdom to those who listened to him on the radio, read his books or sat opposite him. Leo Baeck College is honoured to be hosting the first Lionel Blue z”l Memorial Lecture as part of our 60th anniversary celebrations
Dr John Sentamu, Rt Rev and Rt Hon Archbishop of York
Dr John Sentamu practised Law both at the Bar and at the Bench in Uganda before he came to the UK in 1974. He was ordained as a priest in 1979, he was appointed Bishop for Stepney in 1996, Bishop for Birmingham in 2002 and Archbishop of York in 2005. He is Primate of England and Metropolitan, a member of the House of Lords and a Privy Councillor.