Welcome to Lehrhaus @ Leo Baeck College
Home of Adult Jewish Learning

Leo Baeck College trains rabbis and educators equipped for the 21st century. It is where the leaders of Progressive Judaism are nurtured, and where the heart of Progressive Jewish thought is developed.

In addition to our academic programmes, the College offers adults the opportunity to study with our world-renowned faculty on a range of subjects as part of the Lehrhaus, our adult Jewish learning programme following in the footsteps of the Frankfurt Lehrhaus established in 1920 by Franz Rosenzweig

This coming year sees the return of many exciting courses plus the addition of online learning opportunities to enable even more people to study with us.

We are also delighted to offer Modern Hebrew Ulpan on-line classes as part of the Lehrhaus along with classes for different levels and experience.

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

We welcome anyone interested in furthering his or her Jewish knowledge and invite you to contact Jarek Lodzinski on +44 (0)20 8349 5600 or lehrhaus@lbc.ac.uk. for more information.

To register for any of our courses, please email: lehrhaus@lbc.ac.uk

We now accept online payments for all courses.

Before making any payment online, please read our terms & conditions and our refund policy.

Please see below for all the course descriptions (please click on the plus button for all information).

Upcoming  courses (still more to come):

LIAT ARAHONOVICH

ULPAN – Modern Hebrew

 ONLINE courses

Dates:  Spring 2020

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 4 weeks after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

 

 

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

Beginners B1:

10-week ONLINE course

Dates: 21 April – 30 June 2020 (no class on 23 June)

Tuesday 5.30 – 7.30pm GMT (TBC)

For students who do not know the Hebrew alphabet either in block or script

For students who are unable to communicate at all in Hebrew

The price for 10-week course is £200

 

Beginners/Intermediate B4 

Thursday 4.00-6.00pm

Dates: 23 April- 2 July ( no session on 25 June)

Course Description:

This course is the continuation of B1-B3 courses but new students are welcome. Students will be assessed by the teacher before entering this level.

The price for 10-week course is £200

 

Intermediate I2:

10-week ONLINE course

Dates: TBC

 

  • For students who can read and write in Hebrew block and script with confidence
  • For students who are able to communicate in Hebrew about day to day subjects but want to improve their ability to speak, to watch Israeli films, listen to Israeli radio and read Israeli newspapers
  • For students who do not know or have partial knowledge of the past and/or future tenses

*Students will be assessed by the teacher before entering this level

The price for 10-week course is £200

 

Testimonials:

‘’Liat is an excellent teacher and ensured that all of us were working at our own levels.
The small group made it possible to practice spoken Hebrew with each other.
I enjoyed learning with the group.’’

”First of all, the fact that it was available! I have often considered signing up for Hebrew classes in London but the fact that this would require me to schlep up to town one evening every week after a working day ultimately put me off. (If I were 20 or even 10 years younger, I might have been up for it.) When I found that the LBC Lehrhaus programme was offering weekly online classes in Hebrew for beginners, I had to give it a go, especially as I had had such a positive experience with an online Lehrhaus course in the autumn.

As always with these courses, the teacher is the vital element. Liat has been fabulous. Her approach is interesting in that she uses a text that allows us to move forward each week while also revisiting and hopefully consolidating previous learning. Friends expressed surprise that we didn’t move beyond the present tense but I can see the sense in that. Liat was getting us accustomed to using verbs and so, at this early stage in our acquisition of Hebrew, it didn’t make sense to over-complicate things. She was also encouraging and supportive but focused: after all, we were there to achieve a particular goal and so it wouldn’t have made sense to allow us to take things easy or not to correct us when required.

I also enjoyed the sense of ‘group-ness’ that Liat created with us. Within a few weeks, the group felt like a safe, supportive space in which to get things wrong and try things out. I’m not sure how we achieved this together but it was important. (Liat may have been adopting a deliberate strategy of drawing everyone in.) The creation of a WhatsApp group was a great idea and may have contributed to that sense of group-ness as we exchanged messages in Hebrew, teased each other and did quite an amount of laughing.”

”The rapport between the students, the pace of learning and the teaching methods of the tutor are excellent.”

 

We have made a short video of our ON-LINE Beginner’s Ulpan class to give you a taste of what is on offer:

Biography: 

I have been teaching Ivrit for many years, working with the WZ Organization, the London Jewish Community Centre (JW3), Hampstead Suburbs Synagogue, and more.

 

If you are interested in this course, please contact Jarek at lehrhaus@lbc.ac.uk

 

 

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

RABBI DR RENE PFERTZEL

Parashat Ha-Shavua online

8-week live ONLINE course

Thursday 3.00-4.30 GMT

Dates:  16 April – 4 June 2020

Book early – spaces are limited!

All sessions will be recorded and available to participants for 7 days after the class.

 

 

Course Description:

The Mishna states, v’Talmud Torah k’neged kulam (Pe’ah 1:1), study of Torah leads to all mitzvot. In a time of uncertainty like ours, we take comfort in our Tradition that gives us tools to structure our days. We will skim through the main themes of the parasha and then spend some time on a specific passage.

 

Biography: 

Before his Rabbinic ordination in July 2014, Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel held various teaching positions in France. He earned a teaching degree in 1990, the “Agrégation d’Histoire”, and taught in French High Schools, as well as a year at the Sorbonne in Paris, where he taught a course in Anthropology of Judaism. He earned a PhD in Biblical Studies from the University of Strasbourg, France, in 2004. He examined the unofficial corrections of scribes (Tikkuney Soferim) that can be revealed by comparing the different textual traditions of the Hebrew Bible.

He began working with Progressive communities in France in the 1990s, mainly in his hometown, Strasbourg. He had also a long term partnership with the Liberal community in Lyons, Keren Or, which he served as Rabbi between 2014 and 2016. After two years of commuting between Lyons and London, where he served the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in St Johns Wood, Rabbi René Pfertzel decided to work full-time with Kingston Liberal Synagogue, a constituent of Liberal Judaism. He is currently the chair of the EUPJ Rabbinic Conference and works closely with the EUPJ management. Alongside his rabbinic work, Rabbi René Pfertzel is working on a digital catalogue edition of the sermons of the late Rabbi John D. Rayner, under the auspices of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue.

 

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

The price for this 8-week course is £120.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount (£108)  and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester (£96) (excluding ULPAN).

To book your place please contact Jarek at lehrhaus@lbc.ac.uk

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

RABBI DR MICHAEL HILTON

Classical Greek – Beyond the Alphabet

6-week ONLINE course

Wednesday 2.30-4.00pm GMT

Dates: 29 April – 10 June 2020 (no session on 20 May)

Photo: Frank Dabba Smith

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

 

Course Description:

This course is the continuation of a 6-week B1 course but new students are welcome. Students will be assessed by the teacher before entering this level.

Classical Greek was not just the language of Homer and Plato but was also the language of the oldest known translation of the Hebrew Bible into any other language, known as the Septuagint.  If you’ve ever struggled trying to learn the Hebrew alphabet, reading Greek will seem glorious simple. The phrase “It’s all Greek to me” is only for those who’ve never even tried.  This course is Classical Greek for complete beginners – including the alphabet. Even early on, we’ll get a chance to look at some Greek Bible texts which are strangely different from the Hebrew.

Required book (essential purchase) Greek to GSCE Part I: Revised edition for OCR GCSE Classical Greek by John Taylor, Bloomsbury, London 2016

 

Biography: 

Michael is Rabbi Emeritus of Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community, Scholar in Residence at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue London, a senior lecturer in Vocational Studies at Leo Baeck College and an Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for Jewish Studies, Manchester University. His research interests include Judaism and Christianity, and Judaism and Islam.

 

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

The price for 6-week course is £90.

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

 

DR SANDRA JACOBS

inūma ilu awīlum: When Gods Were Men”

 – An Introduction to the Bible

in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting

6-week online course

Tuesday 7.30-9.00pm

Dates:  5,12,19,26 May, 2, 9 June 2020

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

 

Course Description:

The Hebrew Bible, a corpus of writings spanning at least 800-900 years prior to its canonization, developed alongside the socio-cultural and political literary conventions of its host cultures. This online course will provide an introduction to Hebrew Bible in its ancient Mesopotamian context, to include the following sessions:

  1. Creation and Cosmos: “When Gods Were Men”
  2. Antediluvian Heroes: Noah, Atrahasis and Utnapištim
  3. Scribes, Writing, and the Role of Heavenly Tablets
  4. (i) Diversity Rules: Reading the Covenant Code with Hammurabi

(ii) More Diversity? Footprints of Assyria in Biblical Law.

  1. Judaeans in Babylonia? The āl-Yāḫūdu, bīt-Abīrâm and ālu-ša/bīt- Našar
  1. Virtual British Museum Trip: Mesopotamian Galleries & Assyrian Reliefs.

 

Biography: 

Dr Sandra Jacobs is a researcher who specializes in biblical and ancient Near Eastern law. Her doctoral thesis appeared as The Body as Property: Physical Disfigurement in Biblical Law (Library of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Series 582; London and New York: T & T Clarke/Bloomsbury Academic, 2014, repr. 2015). Having taught at Leo Baeck College since 2013, she currently delivers the Year Five module Between the Testaments: An Introduction to Second Temple Jewish Literature. See:  https://kcl.academia.edu/SandraJacobs

 

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

The price for 6-week course is £90.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester.

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

 

RABBI ROBYN ASHWORTH-STEEN

Wandering Jews

4 week live ONLINE course

Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm GMT

Dates: 29 April – 20 May 2020  (amended dates, changed from Thursday, 23 April- 14 May. Apologies).

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

Course Description:

Come and journey with me as we look at texts and teachings around our identity as wandering Jews.  What does it mean for us to be wandering?  How does this identity impact upon our personal Jewish practice?  What are the possibilities for us personally and collectively if we embrace our identity as wandering Jews?  Using a range of texts and discussion we will bring ourselves to our study and wander together.

 

Biography:

Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen is one of the rabbis at Manchester Reform Synagogue – a community she grew up in as a child.  She studied at Newnham College, Cambridge for a degree in Theology & Religious Studies. After graduating Robyn studied at law school at MMU and then worked as a solicitor at a human rights firm in London specialising in asylum and human rights law.  After being re-united with her childhood dream to be a rabbi Robyn studied at Leo Baeck College.

Robyn is a passionate social justice activist and a co-founder of Tzelem: the Rabbinic Call for Social and Economic Justice in the UK.  Robyn is interested in creating relational, textured, activist communities.  She cares deeply about Greater Manchester and is interested in how the landscape of the city impacts on her city centre community and, in turn, how her community can contribute to the city.  Robyn is a trustee of the charity We Stand Together which is based in Manchester and seeks to celebrate diversity and strengthen community cohesion.  She is married to Anthony and they have a son, Gabriel.

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

The price for this 4-week course is £60.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount (£54)  and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester (£48) (excluding ULPAN).

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

DR JAKUB KOWALEWSKI

Levinas and us: ethics, politics, religion and art

4 week live ONLINE course

Monday 7.30-9.00pm GMT

Dates: 4-25  May 2020  (amended dates, changed from 5,12,19,26 February 2020. Apologies).

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

 

Course Description:

The aim of this course is to introduce students to one of the most influential Jewish philosophers of the 20th century: Emmanuel Levinas. Levinas is best known for his 1961 book Totality and Infinity, which offers an original account of ethics grounded in a face-to-face relationship with another person. What is less known, however, is Levinas’s contribution to other fields, including politics, religion, and art.

In this course, the participants will have a chance to familiarise themselves with Levinas’s writings on a selection of topics, to examine how his political, religious, and aesthetic insights informed and shaped his radical ethics, and to critically evaluate his philosophy as a whole. Most importantly, however, the participants will be invited to explore – with the help of Levinas – the possibility and consequences of a life defined by ethical relationships with others.

The participants will be provided with the relevant material before and throughout the course. The course will examine the following themes:

Week 1: Levinas and politics

Week 2: Levinas and religion

Week 3: Levinas and art

Week 4: Levinas’s ethics

 

Biography:

Dr Jakub Kowalewski obtained his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Essex. Jakub’s thesis, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, examined the relationship between self-awareness and ethics in contemporary European philosophy. Before coming to Essex, Jakub studied Philosophy at the University of Sussex. Jakub works on the intersection between phenomenology, philosophy of religion, political philosophy, and aesthetics, and his current research project examines modern-day significance of (apocalyptic) prophecy. Jakub is accredited as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and he previously lectured in the Department of Theology, Religion, and Philosophy at the University of Winchester. Jakub also works as the Senior Youth Worker at the Edgware and Hendon Reform Synagogue.

 

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

The price for this 4-week course is £60.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount (£54)  and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester (£48) (excluding ULPAN).

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

RABBI DR FRANK DABBA SMITH

The Warsaw and Łodz Ghettos: Archivists and Photographers as Witnesses and Recorders

4 week live ONLINE course

Wednesday, 7.30-9.00pm GMT

Dates: 6-27 May 2020

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

 

Course Description:

This four session course will examine the efforts of the archivist Emmanuel Ringelblum and the photographer Mendel Grossman to bear witness and leave legacies of life in the Warsaw and Łodz Ghettos during the Shoah.

 

Biography:

Frank Dabba Smith was born in 1955 in California and earned his first degree in Linguistic Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley.   After working as a freelance photographer and teacher, he trained to be a liberal rabbi at Leo Baeck College in London and served  from July 1997 until retiring in October 2019 at Mosaic Liberal Synagogue (formerly known as Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue). His PhD dissertation at University College London (UCL) is concerned with the behaviour of the renowned camera manufacturer Ernst Leitz of Wetzlar during the Holocaust. He also holds MA degrees in Hebrew and Jewish studies as well as in Photographic Studies. He is a Lecturer at Leo Baeck College and teaches courses on dying, death and bereavement as well as on the Holocaust to rabbinic students.  In addition, he is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department at UCL.   Publications include My Secret Camera (Harcourt and Frances Lincoln, 2000) and Elsie’s War (Frances Lincoln, 2003).   Solo photographic exhibitions include Leica Gallery (New York City, 2012), SAK-Art Museum (Svendborg, Denmark, 2012) and co-exhibiting with sculptor Jane McAdam Freud at the Priory Psychiatric Hospital (Roehampton, London, 2014).   He serves on the International Advisory Committee of EcoPeace-Middle East and as Vice-Chair of the Brent Multi-faith Forum.  Frank Dabba Smith has been married to Cathy since 1986 and they have three children:  Miriam (1991), Lewis (1995) and Sarah (1997).

 

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

The price for this 4-week course is £60.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount (£54)  and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester (£48) (excluding ULPAN).

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

DR ALINDA DAMSMA

The Origins of Jewish Mysticism

4 week live ONLINE course

Thursday 7.30-8.45 pm GMT

Dates: 14 May – 4 June 2020

All sessions will be recorded and available to students for 7 days after each session.

Book early – spaces are limited!

Course Description:

This 4-week online course takes the student on an inspiring and exciting journey through the early Jewish mystical traditions: from the prophet Ezekiel’s tantalizing vision of the divine chariot to the perilous heavenly journeys of the Talmudic sages. We will meet the mystics who contemplated mystical doctrines and engaged in esoteric practices. We follow them as they embark on their heavenly ascent, and witness how they magically adjure angels from heaven to take possession of the Torah. Our textual journey culminates in the vision of God enthroned in the highest of heavens, as mesmerizingly described in the enigmatic Shiur Qomah genre, which portrays God’s body parts in an extremely grotesque and anthropomorphic manner and attributes mystical names to his limbs. By the end of the course the student will understand how early Jewish mystical and esoteric speculation has helped to shape the Kabbalah. There are no language requirements; an anthology of primary mystical sources will be read in English.

 

Biography:

Dr Alinda Damsma teaches Biblical Hebrew in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London (UCL). She received her Bachelor and Master of Divinity from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (2003) and her PhD from the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL (2008). She formerly taught Biblical Hebrew at various levels at Leo Baeck College (also Biblical & Targumic Aramaic), King’s College London and the University of Oxford. Her past publications focused on Aramaic, the Targums, and Jewish mysticism, including her monograph The Targumic Toseftot to Ezekiel (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012). She is currently working on two monographs: a grammar of the Zohar, and a study on the perception of magic, divination, and witchcraft in the English Bible translations, particularly the King James Version and its predecessors, and their impact on the early modern witch-hunts. Her research interests are the Hebrew Bible, Bible translations, Semitics (specifically Paleo-Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic), Jewish mysticism, and magic and witchcraft in biblical & post-biblical times.

 

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

The price for this 4-week course is £60.

All returning Lehrhaus students will enjoy a 10% discount (£54)  and a 20% discount if signing up for more than one course in the semester (£48) (excluding ULPAN).

The Lehrhaus is a non-profit adult learning programme. We aim to cover our teaching and administration costs only. Any surplus allows us to subsidise some courses where the minimum number of participants isn’t reached or to support some learners with additional discounts.

 

 

We will be using ZOOM, an on-line platform for all our sessions. Here are some steps to take before the start of the course in order to ensure maximum connectivity and experience:To get you started with Zoom, please click on the link below for some basic information:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Please test your connection to Zoom here.

For a clear audio connection, we ask that you please use headphones with a microphone.

 

LEHRHAUS COURSES – CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Cancellation by You

You are asked to let us know as soon as possible – either by email to info@lbc.ac.uk or any other Leo Baeck College email address as provided as main contact at the time of booking (or by calling 020 8349 5600) – if you are unable to attend a Leo Baeck College event or course you have paid for.

In the event of you having to cancel your booking, our refund policy will depend on the type of event you were booked on and how much notice we are given. In general:

  • More than 28 days’ notice – Provided you let us know a minimum of 28 full days before the day of the event / start of the course, you will be refunded 100 percent of the ticket / course price.
  • Between 28 and 7 days’ notice – If you let us know between 28 and 7 full days before the day of the event / start of the course, you will be refunded 50 percent of the ticket / course price.
  • Less than 7 days’ notice – If you let us know less than 7 full days before the day of the event, we will not be able to offer you any automatic refund. In certain circumstances we may adopt a different policy so please contact us directly.

You do not need to supply your credit card details again simply your name, the course or event code and the receipt number given to you when your booking was confirmed.

Payment will be returned to the original account.

Transferring a Booking

In cases where a refund is not possible, or where only a partial refund is possible, you may opt instead to send a friend in your place for no additional charge, subject to the following restriction(s):

  • We kindly request that you, as the person who has made the booking, vouch for the person you have transferred your booking to.
  • We kindly request that you, as the person who has made the booking, let us know in advance of the transfer so that we can inform security (where security has been provided) of the name change.

We do reserve the right to decline any booking transfer in certain circumstances but will inform you in such instances.

Cancellation by Us (Leo Baeck College or designated agent provider)

Cancellation may be necessary in exceptional circumstances and Leo Baeck College reserves  the right in its absolute discretion to cancel an event. If this occurs you will be offered a full  and prompt refund of all monies you have paid. However, if cancellation of an event occurs, Leo Baeck College will not pay any compensation, nor be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by you as a result.

PLEASE NOTE:

Once students have paid for a course/s they will be sent a registration form in order to complete the enrollment process.

All fees require payment in full before the start of a course.

Courses will only run with a minimum number of students and the College reserves the right to cancel any course. In this instance, the fee paid by the student will be reimbursed.

Once a course has started unfortunately we are unable to reimburse any fees to students who withdraw from a course.

We will be using images and short recordings from the courses for our publicity and marketing purposes.