Bible and Liturgy

May
29

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris was raised in Houston, Texas and received a BA in Art History from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.

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May
27

Rabbi Dr Charles H Middleburgh

Rabbi Dr Charles H Middleburgh has lectured at Leo Baeck College since 1984 and has taught, over the years, Bible, Parshanut, Rabbinic Literature, Aramaic and Practical Rabbinics. Qualifications: BA Hons in Ancient and Medieval Hebrew with Aramaic and Syriac; PhD in Targumic Studies (UCL, 1975-1982) Publications: Siddur Lev Chadash (assoc Editor); Machzor Ruach Chadashah (Co-Editor); […]

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Aug
19

Dr Sandra Jacobs

Dr Jacobs currently teaches Between The Testaments: An Introduction to Second Temple Jewish Literature at the college, and has previously taught Biblical and Targumic Aramaic Language and Grammar. 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, […]

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Aug
19

Rabbi Professor Jonathan Magonet

Jonathan Magonet has a medical degree, rabbinic ordination from Leo Baeck College and gained his PhD at the University of Heidelberg with a thesis on ‘Form and Meaning: Studies in Literary Techniques in the Book of Jonah’. He is the author of innumerable articles in scholarly journals, including the Journal for the Study of the […]

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Aug
19

Dr Jeremy Schonfield

Jeremy Schonfield has a BA in Comparative Literature and French from the University of East Anglia, and a PhD in Jewish Studies from the University of Cambridge. After working in archaeology in Israel and publishing in London, he began teaching Jewish Studies in 1985. He remains a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and […]

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Sep
15

Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel

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 […]

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