Rabbi Michael Laitner
Rabbi Michael Laitner is the Educational Director of United Synagogue Living & Learning, assistant rabbi at Finchley Synagogue (Kinloss), a qualified solicitor and a lecturer at LSJS.
He studied at Yeshivat Hamivtar (Brovender’s) and the Sha’al Institute, and has degrees in history and law from the Universities of Leeds and London respectively
US Living & Learning helps communities to share ideas and also coordinates projects across the United Synagogue.
Current work includes the publication of a new prayer book for shiva houses, a commemorative booklet for the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, heritage tours, children’s siddurim, materials for cheder and children’s services, Daf Hashavua, online videos and educational programming including the US Living Judaism Course which is produced together with LSJS.