Sociology and History

Aug
19

Rabbi Dr Frank Dabba Smith

Frank Dabba Smith was born in California in 1955 and gained his first BA degree studying Linguistic Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley.   He then studied photography at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco before qualifying as a secondary school teacher at San Diego State University.  For many years, he worked […]

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Aug
19

Rabbi Colin Eimer

Academic background:
1963-1966    London University, London School of Economics, B.Sc (Econ)
1966-1971    Leo Baeck College – Rabbinic ordination
2005-2007   Sussex University – MA (European Jewish History, Thought and Culture)
 
Professional Background:
1971-1974    Rabbi, Union Libérale Israélite Universelle, Paris
1974-1977    Rabbi, Bushey & Radlett Reform Synagogue
1977-2015    Rabbi, Sha’arei Tsedek North London Reform Synagogue
2015-            […]

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Aug
19

Rabbi Professor Marc Saperstein

Marc Saperstein served as principal of the Leo Baeck College for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2006. He is now Professor of Jewish History and Homiletics. Previously he held prestigious positions at three American Universities: as Charles E. Smith Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Program in Judaic Studies at the […]

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Aug
19

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris is the Course Team for the MA programme and teaches the courses Understanding Jewish Communities, Talking About Israel as well as courses on dissertation preparation. As a sociologist whose research interests include the contemporary British Jewish community, he has conducted research for several Jewish communal organisations and he runs the European Jewish […]

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