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Courses and events

  • Year Courses

    LSJS Bet Midrash for Men

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 September 2016

    The LSJS Bet Midrash for Men

    The LSJS Bet Midrash for Men meets on Sunday mornings (8.30-10.30am) & Tuesday evenings (8-10pm). Do you want to improve…

    Rabbi Eliezer Zobin, | 36 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Proving God

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 8:00 pm

    Proving God

    Book online for the last two sessions and receive a discount! This challenging, age-old question is at the heart of…

    Rabbi Daniel Rowe, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 3 weeks

  • Special Events

    teacher-training

    Tuesday 13 December 2016 5:00 pm

    Teacher Training Open Evening – 13 December 2016

    Have you or someone you know considered becoming a teacher? Find out about your options at our FREE Teacher Training…

    Jonathan Bach, | 1 session

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Monday 19 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum – 19 Dec

    The 260-year old British Museum is home to countless treasures of human history. A tour of its collection on ancient…

    Michelle Sint, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | tour

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Wednesday 21 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum – 21 Dec

    The 260-year old British Museum is home to countless treasures of human history. A tour of its collection on ancient…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Michelle Sint, | tour

  • Special Events

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    Wednesday 21 December 2016 8:00 pm

    End the Year with a Shiur (or 2)

    In the dark midwinter, we present two acclaimed international scholars to light up your evenings. Guaranteed to surprise and make…

    Rabbi Yehoshua Engelman, Rabbi Dr Marc Shapiro, | 2 sessions

  • Term Courses

    nefesh-hachayim

    Starting date: Monday 23 January 2017 8:00 pm

    Nefesh HaChayim

    The Radical Thought of Rav Chayim of Volozhin Written by the Vilna Gaon’s star student, Rav Chayim of Volozhin (1749-1821),…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses, Year Courses

    modern-jewish-literature

    Starting date: Monday 23 January 2017 10:00 am

    Modern Jewish Literature (Spring 2017)

    Don’t miss your chance to join our very popular weekly look at the world of Modern Jewish Literature. Each week…

    Maureen Kendler, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    people-of-the-book

    Starting date: Monday 23 January 2017 1:00 pm

    People of the Book (Spring 2017)

    Explore a range of captivating Biblical personalities The Bible contains many interesting characters and stories. Taught by teachers who are…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Maureen Kendler, Barry Kleinberg, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Rabbi Michael Pollak, Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum, Tim Cowen, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    women-of-tanach

    Starting date: Tuesday 24 January 2017 1:00 pm

    The Nameless Women of Tanach (1-3pm)

    I have no name but hear my story Seven tales of women with no name, but whose  stories should not…

    Maureen Kendler, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    women-of-tanach

    Starting date: Tuesday 24 January 2017 8:00 pm

    The Nameless Women of Tanach (8-10pm)

    I have no name but hear my story Seven tales of women with no name, but whose  stories should not…

    Maureen Kendler, | 7 weeks

  • Short Courses

    spinoza

    Starting date: Wednesday 1 February 2017 8:00 pm

    Spinoza: Heretic or Spiritual Guide?

    What can we learn from Baruch Spinoza? Baruch (later Benedict) Spinoza (1632-1677) is considered to be one of the most…

    Dr Harris Bor, | 5 weeks

  • Short Courses

    whoss-in-charge-of-gods-house

    Starting date: Wednesday 1 February 2017 8:00 pm

    Who’s in charge for God’s house?

    The unexpected story of how humanity influences Divine plans Would there have been a Tabernacle without the sin of the…

    Rabbi Eliyahu Silverman, | 5 weeks

  • Single Session, Special Events

    rav-soleveitchik

    Tuesday 14 February 2017 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Struggle with Modernity

    Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik (1903-1993) was a major Talmudist, philosopher, and theologian. This lecture takes on his controversial legacy and shows…

    William Kolbrener, | Special Events

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 18 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum

    Please note Chanukah tours at the British Museum on 11 December & 18 December are now full. Spaces are available…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Michelle Sint, | tour

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 11 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum

    Please note Chanukah tours at the British Museum on 11 December & 18 December are now full. Spaces are available…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Michelle Sint, | tour

  • Year Courses

    People of the Book

    Starting date: Monday 14 November 2016 1:00 pm

    People of the Book (Afternoon)

    Please note that there will NOT be a class on 7 Nov– as previously advertised in our Autumn programme. This…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Maureen Kendler, Julie Apfel, Tim Cowen, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Jacqueline Nicholls, | 21 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Jerusalem

    Starting date: Wednesday 9 November 2016 1:00 pm

    Jerusalem

    Jerusalem is a city full of rich history including the Jewish Temple periods, the Hashemite Kingdom and the British Mandate.…

    Josh Pomerance, | 4 weeks

  • Term Courses

    From Proof to Passion#

    Starting date: Wednesday 9 November 2016 8:00 pm

    From Proof to Passion

    Please note that there no longer will be a class on 7 December – as previously advertised in our Autumn…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    A Guide to the Guide

    Starting date: Wednesday 9 November 2016 10:00 am

    A Guide to the Guide (Wednesday)

    Please note that there no longer will be a class on 29/30 November – as previously advertised in our Autumn…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Gardening in Eden

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 1:00 pm

    Gardening in Eden

    Unpacking the Seven Days of Creation The opening chapters of Genesis reveal a deep and disturbing view of the nature…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Islam II

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 10:00 am

    A Jewish Guide to Islam II

    Developments in the world today make it more necessary than ever to understand other faiths, particularly Islam. The simplified and…

    Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    A Guide to the Guide

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 8:00 pm

    A Guide to the Guide

    Please note that there no longer will be a class on 29/30 November – as previously advertised in our Autumn…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Modern Jewish Literature

    Starting date: Monday 7 November 2016 10:00 am

    Modern Jewish Literature

    Don’t miss your chance to join our very popular weekly look at the world of Modern Jewish Literature. Each week…

    Maureen Kendler, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Breaking Through

    Starting date: Monday 7 November 2016 8:00 pm

    Breaking Through

    The last 200 years have seen some areas of orthodoxy build thick walls around themselves to ensure that modernity cannot…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Rabbi Nachman

    Starting date: Monday 7 November 2016 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Nachman: Uman to Today

    A direct descendant of the Baal Shem Tov, Rabbi Nachman was the founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement and one…

    Ariel Kahn, | 6 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Thursday 3 November 2016 11:00 am

    Mum’s Midrasha

    A new baby-friendly learning programme focusing on Parashat HaShavua. The programme is open to all women but is specifically created …

    Lindsay Simmonds, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    The Midrasha

    Starting date: Thursday 3 November 2016 1:00 pm

    Lunch & Learn

    A delicious lunch and shiur, providing you with plenty to say at the Shabbat table. This shiur is sponsored in…

    Lindsay Simmonds, | 21 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Thursday 3 November 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum

    Discover the fascinating parallels between the Biblical Flood and Tower of Babel stories, and those found in ancient Mesopotamian writings.…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | tour

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Wednesday 2 November 2016 7:45 pm

    Jewish Ideas & their implications

    7:45-8:30pm Chaburot led by different facilitators each week, covering a variety of topics and ideas.     Registration is not…

    Lauren Levin, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Wednesday 2 November 2016 8:30 pm

    Leadership & Free Speech

    A shuir by Rebbetzin Lauren Levin Registration is not required for this course. Programmes at the Midrasha are free of…

    Lauren Levin, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Tuesday 1 November 2016 8:00 pm

    From Gemara to Halacha

    Experience the atmosphere of the Bet Midrash from 8-9pm, preparing the sources forthe shiur at 9pm. There is an emphasis…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, | 21 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Tuesday 1 November 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum

    Discover the fascinating parallels between the Biblical Flood and Tower of Babel stories, and those found in ancient Mesopotamian writings.…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | tour

  • Term Courses

    Polin

    Starting date: Monday 31 October 2016 8:00 pm

    Polin

    Polin: The Astonishing Story of the Jews of Poland What is the true story of the Jews in Poland? Is…

    Richard Goldstein, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Monday 31 October 2016 9:30 am

    Monday Morning Midrasha

    Study traditional texts in-depth and develop your existing learning skills. Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm. Shiur 11am-12:30pm with Rebbetzen Lauren Levin. This is…

    Lauren Levin, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Midrasha

    Starting date: Monday 31 October 2016 8:00 pm

    Gemara Shuir

    Improve your skills and deepen your knowledge as you go through the 8th perek of Bava Kama (HaChovel). Registration is…

    Ian Gamse, | 21 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 30 October 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum

    Please note the following date change for the Noah Tour The tour scheduled for Sunday 6 November 2016 will now…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | tour

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Wednesday 21 September 2016 10:00 am

    Bet 2 with Daphna

    Please be advised that this class will begin on Wednesday 21 September 2016 & not 14 September as previously advertised.…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Tuesday 20 September 2016 10:00 am

    Aleph 3 with Daphna

    Please be advised that this class will begin on Tuesday 20 September 2016 & not 14 September as previously advertised.…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Special Events

    Sunday 18 September 2016 10:00 am

    Inspiration for Rosh Hashana

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | special event

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 September 2016 10:00 am

    Gimmel with Aliza

    Expected Entry Level Students in this level are able to talk, describe and express their opinion about various issues of…

    Aliza Rubner, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Beginners (Aleph 1) Ulpan

    Expected Entry level Students in this level have learnt to read and write.  They have learnt to introduce themselves, to…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Single Session

    Tuesday 13 September 2016 10:30 am

    Dr Avivah Zornberg – Like hearing the grass grow

    Like hearing the grass grow: guilt, atonement, intimacy by Dr Avivah Gottlieb-Zornberg Moses’ relation to God takes a poignant turn…

    Dr Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg, | One off

  • Single Session

    Tuesday 13 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Dr Avivah Gottlieb-Zornberg – The Akedah –

    The Akedah: Abraham bound & unbound by Dr Avivah Gottlieb-Zornberg Drawing on midrashic, hassidic and psychoanalytic texts, we will ask,…

    Dr Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg, | Once off

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 September 2016 10:00 am

    Aleph 3 with Emma

    Expected Entry Level Students are expected to be familiar with the basic verb groups in the present tense as well…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Monday 12 September 2016 10:00 am

    Tishrei Tales with Maureen Kendler – Monday

    A literary journey with Maureen Kendler through the Tishrei chagim. Get inspired for the festivals with great storytellers who have…

    Maureen Kendler, | 3 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Monday 12 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Aleph 4 with Rina

    Students in this level are familiar with the basic verb groups in the present tense and infinitives. They can also…

    Rina Gurvitz, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Monday 12 September 2016 10:00 am

    Bet 1 with Daphna

    In Bet 1 students are expected to have a good command of grammatical structures and vocabulary covered by beginners’ classes.…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Monday 12 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Aleph 2 with Emma

    Expected Entry level Students are expected to be familiar with the basic verb groups in the present tense as well…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 11 September 2016 10:30 am

    It took a village: Stepney Green (Sunday 11 September)

    Discover the “forgotten village” of Mile End and Stepney Green that formed so many parts of our community over four…

    Maureen Kendler, | TOUR

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 7 September 2016 10:00 am

    Real Repentence with Barry Kleinberg (Wednesday)

    Please note the last session of Real Repentance will only be taking place on Monday 26 September, 8-10pm.  The sessions…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 4 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 6 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Tishrei Tales with Maureen Kendler (Tuesday)

    A literary journey with Maureen Kendler through the Tishrei chagim. Get inspired for the festivals with great storytellers who have…

    Maureen Kendler, | 3 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 6 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Real Repentance with Barry Kleinberg (Tuesday)

    Please note the last session of Real Repentance will only be taking place on Monday 26 September, 8-10pm.  The sessions…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 4 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 24 July 2016 10:30 am

    It took a village: Stepney Green (24 July)

    Discover the “forgotten village” of Mile End and Stepney Green that formed so many parts of our community over four…

    Maureen Kendler, | Tour


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    Summer Ulpan

    Monday 18 July 2016 10:00 am

    Summer Ulpan

    Our ever-popular Ulpan is returning for a summer school. We offer a high quality, good value class taught by experts.  …

    Daphna Witztum, Emma Gould, | 8 days

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 17 July 2016 10:30 am

    Pre – Tisha B’av British Museum Tour (Sunday)

    Transform your understanding of the destruction of the Temples through ancient texts and unique artefacts. Explore the politics of ancient…

    Simon Goulden, | Tour

  • Tours

    Wednesday 13 July 2016 10:30 am

    Pre – Tisha B’av British Museum Tour (Wednesday)

    Transform your understanding of the destruction of the Temples through ancient texts and unique artefacts. Explore the politics of ancient…

    Simon Goulden, | Tours

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Wednesday 15 June 2016 10:30 am

    Hampstead Jewish Tour – Wednesday 15 June

    Please call us to book a last minute place by 4pm on Tuesday    The story of those who fled…

    Maureen Kendler, | Tour

  • Special Events

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    Tuesday 7 June 2016 8:00 pm

    Special lecture with Rabbi Lord Sacks

    You can still register  for this event CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  …

    Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, | Special Event

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Monday 6 June 2016 8:00 pm

    Philosophy Hour

    £10 per class Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) was one of the most influential and intriguing Jewish thinkers of the 20th century.…

    Dr Tamra Wright, | 4 weeks

  • Single Session

    Monday 6 June 2016 1:00 pm

    When bad things happen to good Biblical characters

    How could God command Abraham, even temporarily, to sacrifice his son, and how could God expect Abraham him to silently…

    Judy Klitsner, | Single Session

  • Single Session

    Monday 6 June 2016 8:00 pm

    The Tent, the Field, and the Battlefield

    What do the infertile, tent-dwelling mothers of Genesis have in common with the military and spiritual leaders of the book…

    Judy Klitsner, | Single Session

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 5 June 2016 10:30 am

    Hampstead Jewish Tour – Sunday 5 June

    The story of those who fled to London in the 1930s is an inspiration to what can be achieved. This…

    Maureen Kendler, | Tour

  • Term Courses

    The Midrasha

    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 9:30 am

    Monday Morning Midrasha

    This is a chance to learn in a friendly and welcoming environment. Each session starts with chevruta providing you with…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, Lauren Levin, | 8 weeks

  • Term Courses

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    Starting date: Tuesday 19 January 2016 8:00 pm

    From Gemara to Halacha

    Studying contemporary issues, focusing on medical and business topics Rabbi Belovski will facilitate independent learning skills (8-9pm) and then present…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, | 8 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Tuesday 31 May 2016 10:30 am

    Museum of London: Communities, Calamities & Confidence (Tuesday 31May)

    For over 1000 years there has been a Jewish presence in the the City of London. Sometimes we were here…

    Simon Goulden, | Tour

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 22 May 2016 10:30 am

    Museum of London: Communities, Calamities & Confidence (Sunday 22 May)

    For over 1000 years there has been a Jewish presence in the the City of London. Sometimes we were here…

    Simon Goulden, | Tour

  • Term Courses

    Modern Jewish Questions

    Starting date: Wednesday 18 May 2016 8:00 pm

    Modern Jewish Questions

    Wednesday 8-9:30pm, 7 weeks starting 18 May £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12 per session…

    Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum, | 7 weeks

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 18 May 2016 8:00 pm

    Divorce in Jewish Law & Practice: Past, Present & Future

    Wednesday 8-9:30pm, 3 weeks starting 18 May £35 (Concession, £30) or you can pay on the door £14 per session…

    Joanne Greenaway, | 3 weeks

  • Term Courses

    The Midrasha

    Starting date: Thursday 21 January 2016 9:30 am

    Mum’s Midrasha

    A new baby-friendly learning programme taught by Rebbetzen Lauren Levin on the concept and practice of Hilchot Kashrut. It will …

    Lauren Levin, | 8 weeks

  • Lunchtime

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    Thursday 12 May 2016 1:00 pm

    Midrasha Lunch and Learn

    Enjoy a delicious lunch and shiur providing you with plenty to say at the Shabbat Table   This term is…

    Lindsay Simmonds, | 8 weeks

  • Special Events

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    Thursday 12 May 2016 2:30 pm

    Get into primary teaching

    To pre-register – please hit the green button on the left Are you thinking about becoming a primary school teacher?…

    Sophie Fenton, | one off

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 11 May 2016 10:00 am

    Defending the Faith – Wednesday

    Learn how and why some of our prayers and biblical commentaries argued against Christian ideas. This thought provoking course will…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 10 May 2016 1:00 pm

    Jeremiah

    Tuesdays 1-3pm or 8-10pm 7 weeks beginning 19 January £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12…

    Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 10 May 2016 8:00 pm

    Jeremiah

    Tuesdays 1-3pm or 8-10pm 7 weeks beginning 19 January £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12…

    Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 10 May 2016 8:00 pm

    Defending the Faith – Tuesday

    Learn how and why some of our prayers and biblical commentaries argued against Christian ideas. This thought provoking course will…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Starting date: Monday 9 May 2016 8:00 pm

    The Haftara Club Term 3

    Mondays 8-9:30pm 7 weeks beginning 9 May £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12 per session…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, Barry Kleinberg, Professor Elliott Malamet, Michelle Sint, Debbie Meyer, Yaacov Finn, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Starting date: Monday 9 May 2016 1:00 pm

    Sages & Dreamers Term 3

    7 weeks starting 9 May £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12 per session (Concession, £10).…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Debbie Meyer, Professor Elliott Malamet, Maureen Kendler, Yaacov Finn, Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Monday 9 May 2016 10:00 am

    Surprises from the Book Shelf

    Monday 10am-12pm, 7 weeks starting 9 May £80 (Concession, £65) or you can pay on the door £12 per session …

    Maureen Kendler, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Kollel

    Starting date: Tuesday 3 May 2016 8:00 pm

    The LSJS Bet Midrash for Men

    Do you want to improve your learning in a traditional Yeshiva-style setting? The Bet Midrash is for men with some …

    Rabbi Eliezer Zobin, | 11 weeks

  • Tours

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    Sunday 17 April 2016 10:30 am

    Pre-Pesach British Museum Tour – Sunday 17 April

    Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the greatest museums in the world. It houses countless treasures from…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | TOUR

  • Tours

    british museum

    Thursday 7 April 2016 10:00 pm

    Pre-Pesach British Museum Tour – Thursday

    Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the greatest museums in the world. It houses countless treasures from…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | TOUR

  • Tours

    british museum

    Tuesday 5 April 2016 10:00 am

    Pre-Pesach British Museum Tour – Tuesday 5 April

    Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the greatest museums in the world. It houses countless treasures from…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | Tour

  • Single Session, Special Events

    Tuesday 22 March 2016 8:00 pm

    Wrestling together

    Wrestling together Tues 22 Mar: Wrestling together Dr Steve Innes – Scholar in Residence, Council of Christians and Jews Rabbi…

    Rabbi David Mason, | One-Off

  • Tours

    natural

    Sunday 6 March 2016 10:30 am

    Natural History Museum Tour – Sunday 6th March

    The Natural History Museum houses over 70 million specimens, from microscopic slides to mammoth skeletons. Should traditional Jews feel challenged…

    Simon Goulden, | TOUR

  • Tours

    natural

    Tuesday 1 March 2016 10:30 am

    Natural History Museum Tour – Tuesday 1st March

    The Natural History Museum houses over 70 million specimens, from microscopic slides to mammoth skeletons. Should traditional Jews feel challenged…

    Simon Goulden, | Tour

  • Short Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 23 February 2016 8:00 pm

    Dybbuk

    This course explores the extraordinary phenomenon of a Dybbuk: a dead soul that possesses a living body and can only…

    Maureen Kendler, | 3 weeks

  • Short Courses, Term Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 27 January 2016 8:00 pm

    Judaism & Christianity

    Discover the history, theological and political issues of what divides and unites Jews and Christians today. To mark the 50…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, Rabbi David Mason, | 3 weeks

  • Tours

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    Tuesday 26 January 2016 10:30 am

    National Gallery Bible Tour

    In this tour we will look at the paintings from a Jewish point of view and address questions such as:…

    Maureen Kendler, | TOUR

  • Tours

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    Sunday 24 January 2016 10:30 am

    National Gallery Bible Tour – Sunday 24 January

    In this tour we will look at the paintings from a Jewish point of view and address questions such as:…

    Maureen Kendler, | Tour

  • Term Courses

    A Jewish Guide to the New Testament

    Starting date: Wednesday 20 January 2016 10:00 am

    A Jewish Guide to the New Testament

    This special course reveals the Jewish context of the New Testament. You will learn how the early Christian community grew…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 WEEKS

  • Term Courses

    Science & Judaism

    Starting date: Wednesday 20 January 2016 8:00 pm

    Science vs. Judaism

    Ever since the dawn of civilisation, mankind has contemplated the nature of the universe. Science and Religion offer very different…

    Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 19 January 2016 1:00 pm

    Esther – The Real History of Purim

    Where exactly was the palace of Achashverosh? Why did he treat Vashti so contemptuously? What was the culture of the…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    A Jewish Guide to the New Testament

    Starting date: Tuesday 19 January 2016 8:00 pm

    A Jewish Guide to the New Testament

    This special course reveals the Jewish context of the New Testament. You will learn how the early Christian community grew…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 19 January 2016 8:00 pm

    Esther – The Real History of Purim

    Where exactly was the palace of Achashverosh? Why did he treat Vashti so contemptuously? What was the culture of the…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 7 WEEKS

  • Short Courses

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    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 8:00 pm

    Uncovered?

    A new mini-course exploring the issues of women’s hair covering. A fascinating course for both men and women. 18 January…

    Lindsay Simmonds, | 3 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Vilna Gaon

    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 8:00 pm

    The Vilna Gaon

    Discover the life of one the greatest and most enigmatic rabbis of all time. The Vilna Gaon (commonly referred to…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Sages & Dreamers

    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 1:00 pm

    Sages & Dreamers

    Never dull and always dramatic, our tradition is overflowing with people coping with extraordinary experiences. Each week you will study…

    Maureen Kendler, Rabbi David Mason, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Tim Cowen, Yaacov Finn, Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 8:00 pm

    The Haftara Club

    The Haftara comprises of selected readings of the Prophets specifically chosen by the Rabbis to accompany the weekly reading of…

    Debbie Meyer, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Barry Kleinberg, Maureen Kendler, Rabbi David Mason, Yaacov Finn, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Starting date: Monday 18 January 2016 10:00 am

    Modern Jewish Literature

    An eclectic spin around the Jewish world looking at adventure and stories from home and away, the exotic and the…

    Maureen Kendler, | 7 weeks

  • Single Session, Special Events

    Sunday 3 January 2016 8:00 pm

    Start the year with a shiur 2016

    Pre-registration is closed – YOU CAN STILL COME ON THE NIGHT (£10, students £7) The traditional way for LSJS to…

    Joe Wolfson, Maureen Kendler, | One Off

  • Tours

    g_hector_v_achilles

    Sunday 13 December 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Chanukah Tour – Sundays

    The 260-year old British Museum is home to countless treasures of human history. A tour of its collection on ancient…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | Tour

  • Tours

    g_hector_v_achilles

    Wednesday 9 December 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Chanukah Tour – Wednesday

    The 260-year old British Museum is home to countless treasures of human history. A tour of its collection on ancient…

    Michelle Sint, | Tour

  • Tours

    g_hector_v_achilles

    Monday 7 December 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Chanukah tour – Monday

    The 260-year old British Museum is home to countless treasures of human history. A tour of its collection on ancient…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | Tour

  • Special Events

    mirvis

    Thursday 5 November 2015 8:00 pm

    Remembering Har Nof

    Please join us for a meaningful evening with the Chief Rabbi to mark the yahrzeit of the Har Noff attack,…

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, | One-Off

  • Tours

    geniza

    Wednesday 4 November 2015 12:30 pm

    Taylor-Schechter Cairo Genizah Collection

    This is your chance to discover up close, some of documents recovered from the Cairo Genizah. Includes a talk by…

    Yaacov Finn, | One - Off

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 3 November 2015 10:00 am

    Jewish Guide to Islam

    Developments in the world today make it more necessary than ever to understand other faiths, particularly Islam. The media often…

    Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    rabbis

    Starting date: Sunday 1 November 2015 8:00 pm

    Great Rabbinic Personalities

    PLEASE NOTE- TERM 1 HAS BEEN CANCLED DUE TO ILLNESS   This year, discover 3 great Rabbis. Learn about their…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, Glenn Bezalel, | 21 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 28 October 2015 10:00 am

    Censorship In Judaism

    How have the writings of great sages been censored to protect people from ideas they may not be ready for?…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Wednesday 28 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Europe & Her Jews

    There can be no effective understanding of the contemporary Jewish world without an awareness of the history and achievements of…

    Richard Goldstein, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    in depth web

    Starting date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 1:00 pm

    Elijah – The Ultimate Man of Mystery

    Eliyahu is a prophet like no other. The ultimate man of mystery; he arrives in a storm, acts in a…

    Debbie Meyer, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Censorship in Judaism

    How have the writings of great sages been censored to protect people from ideas they may not be ready for?…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    in depth web

    Starting date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Elijah – The Ultimate Man of Mystery

    Eliyahu is a prophet like no other. The ultimate man of mystery; he arrives in a storm, acts in a…

    Debbie Meyer, | 7 weeks/

  • Year Courses

    in depth web

    Starting date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 1:00 pm

    In-Depth Tanach

    This course will enable you to take your study of Tanach to the next level. Three central figures, and the…

    Debbie Meyer, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, | 21 weeks