2 Kislev 5778
20 November 2017
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London School of Jewish Studies

Lindsay Simmonds

Lecturer

Lindsay has a degree in Speech and Language Pathology and an MSc in Gender Studies from the LSE, where she is now working towards her PhD.

Lindsay has a degree in Speech and Language Pathology and an MSc in Gender Studies from the LSE, where she is currently completing her PhD. She studied at Nishmat in Jerusalem, was a Bruria Scholar at Midreshet Lindenbaum, and is a graduate of the LSJS Susi Bradfield Women Educators’ Fellowships. Lindsay is a member of the Cambridge Co-Exist Leadership Programme which promotes respectful, deep and long-lasting friendship and collegiality between faith leaders in the Christian, Jewish and Moslem communities in the UK, and is involved in several national and international interfaith projects. In 1998, Lindsay became a faculty member of the LSJS where she has lectured, written and convened courses for almost 20 years, focussing on women in Biblical narrative and women in Jewish Law and the Talmud. She has lectured for Kings’ College London, for the United Synagogue and at Jewish communities throughout the UK. She speaks at national and international conferences on Judaism and Gender, writes for the Jewish Chronicle and is involved in several UK projects promoting orthodox Jewish women’s ritual participation and leadership. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, Beyond Belief and the world service, and most recently held the post of Scholar-in-Residence at Hampstead United Synagogue in 2016-2017.

 

 

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