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London School of Jewish Studies

Courses and events

  • Single Session, Special Events

    Vintage weighing scales

    Tuesday 8 September 2015 8:00 pm

    Are some sins worse than others?

    Repentance priorities according to the Sages How can we realistically improve ourselves in the lead up to Yom Kippur? By…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | One-Off

  • Special Events

    ellul

    Sunday 20 September 2015 8:00 pm

    Chief Rabbi’s Lecture

    What more should we be doing to ensure that communal prayer will continue to be a genuine source of inspiration…

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, | One-Off

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Monday 12 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Aleph Ulpan with Emma

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Monday 12 October 2015 10:00 am

    Daled Ulpan with Daphna

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Single Session, Special Events

    Big+bang

    Monday 12 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Torah vs. Secular Knowledge

    Torah vs. Secular Knowledge: Compatibility or Conflict? The opening verses of Genesis seem to portray a picture of the world’s…

    Professor Elliott Malamet, | One-Off

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 October 2015 10:00 am

    Bet Ulpan with Daphna

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Gimmel Ulpan with Rina

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Rina Gurvitz, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 October 2015 10:00 am

    Hey Uplan with Emma

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    mens BM

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 October 2015 8:00 pm

    LSJS Bet Midrash for Men

    The Bet Midrash is for men with some background in learning and runs for a manageable four hours every week. …

    Rabbi Eliezer Zobin, | 35 weeks

  • Tours

    british museum

    Tuesday 13 October 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Noah Tour Tuesday

    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

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 October 2015 10:00 am

    Hey Ulpan with Daphna

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 October 2015 10:00 am

    Vav Ulpan with Aliza

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Aliza Rubner, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 October 2015 8:00 pm

    Total Beginners’ Ulpan

    At LSJS we offer you the chance to learn how to speak Hebrew, right in the heart of Hendon. Our…

    Emma Gould, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    tananch

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 October 2015 10:00 am

    The Tanach Course

    Discover an exotic world, lost under the shifting sands of time. From the lush Garden of Eden to the desolate…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Maureen Kendler, Jacqueline Nicholls, Ariel Kahn, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Rabbi Michael Laitner, Rabbi Yaacov Finn, Angela Gluck, Julie Apfel, Evelyn Stern, | 29 weeks

  • Special Events, Year Courses

    tananch

    Starting date: Wednesday 14 October 2015 8:00 pm

    The Tanach Course

    Discover an exotic world, lost under the shifting sands of time. From the lush Garden of Eden to the desolate…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Maureen Kendler, Jacqueline Nicholls, Julie Apfel, Rabbi Michael Laitner, Rabbi Yaacov Finn, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Angela Gluck, Evelyn Stern, Ariel Kahn, | 29 weeks

  • Tours

    british museum

    Wednesday 14 October 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Noah Tour – Wednesday

    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

  • Tours

    british museum

    Sunday 18 October 2015 10:00 am

    British Museum Noah Tour – Sunday

    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

    Kolot-14-EMB-1

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 7:30 pm

    Kolot – Stanmore & Belmont

    What is Kolot? Kolot is an innovative programme for Year 7 Girls and their mothers, based on a model pioneered…

    Various, | 14 sessions

  • Year Courses

    Kolot-14-EMB-1

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 7:30 pm

    Kolot – Hendon & Golders Green

    What is Kolot? Kolot is an innovative programme for Year 7 Girls and their mothers, based on a model pioneered…

    Various, | 14 sessions

  • Year Courses

    Kolot-14-EMB-1

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 7:30 pm

    Kolot – Mill HIll & Edgware

    Special early bird price of £200 if you book before 1 September 2015 (£220 thereafter) What is Kolot? Kolot is…

    Various, | 14 sessions

  • Year Courses

    Kolot-14-EMB-1

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 7:30 pm

    Kolot – Woodside park

    Special early bird price of £200 if you book before 1 September 2015 (£220 thereafter) What is Kolot? Kolot is…

    Various, | 14 sessions

  • Year Courses

    Kolot-14-EMB-1

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 7:30 pm

    Kolot – Finchley & HGS

    Special early bird price of £200 if you book before 1 September 2015 (£220 thereafter) What is Kolot? Kolot is…

    Various, | 14 Sessions

  • Year Courses

    halacha

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 8:00 pm

    How to Learn Halacha

    Join Rabbi David Mason as he takes you on the journey from the Torah all the way to modernity. Discover…

    Rabbi David Mason, | 21 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Womens-bet-mid

    Starting date: Monday 19 October 2015 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) The programme combines chavruta learning with…

    Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum, Lauren Levin, Rabbi David Mason, | 8 weeks

  • Year Courses

    big issues

    Starting date: Wednesday 21 October 2015 8:00 pm

    The Big Issues

    What is the argument concerning the age and authorship of the Bible all about? What has changed in the Torah…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum, Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman, | 21 weeks

  • Term Courses

    tanach

    Starting date: Wednesday 21 October 2015 8:00 pm

    The Patchwork Bible

    Responding to Bible Criticism in  an Age of Reason   In this course, Rabbi Belovski will explore some of the thorniest …

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Haftara

    Starting date: Monday 26 October 2015 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…

    Yaacov Finn, Tim Cowen, Maureen Kendler, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Debbie Meyer, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    mod lit

    Starting date: Monday 26 October 2015 10:00 am

    Modern Jewish Literature: From Russia to Israel

    Modern Jewish Literature at LSJS is a unique exploration into the modern Jewish books that really matter. What books have…

    Maureen Kendler, | 21 weeks

  • Year Courses

    S&D

    Starting date: Monday 26 October 2015 1:00 pm

    Sages & Dreamers

    Explore a range of captivating Biblical & Talmudic personalities Never dull, always dramatic, our tradition is overflowing with people coping…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Maureen Kendler, Tim Cowen, Rabbi Yaacov Finn, Julie Apfel, Leya Landau, | 21 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

    censorship

    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

  • Year Courses

    in depth web

    Starting date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 8:00 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, Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 21 weeks

  • Term Courses

    censorship

    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

    europe

    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

  • Year Courses

    rabbis

    Starting date: Monday 2 November 2015 8:00 pm

    Great Rabbinic Personalities

    This year, discover 3 great Rabbis. Learn about their lives and their teachings. Discover their background, and why they thought…

    Rabbi Michael Pollak, Glenn Bezalel, | 21 weeks

  • Term Courses

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    Starting date: Monday 2 November 2015 8:00 pm

    The thought of Rav Aharon

    Discover the individual who has inspired a generation around the world. Rav Aharon was the leading figure in the Religious…

    Various, | 7 weeks

  • Term Courses

    islam

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    Sunday 13 December 2015

    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

  • Single Session, Special Events

    tefila

    Tuesday 1 September 2015 8:00 pm

    Prayer for atheists?

    Buber Levinas & the pursuit of transformative tefillah There may or may not be atheists in foxholes, but lots of…

    Dr Tamra Wright, | one-off

  • Special Events

    Tea&-torah

    Saturday 23 May 2015 10:00 pm

    Tea and Torah 5775/2015

    This Shavuot: Join the worldwide learning programme   Tea and Torah is a Shavuot project organised by LSJS (The London…

    Yaacov Finn, | Special event

  • Short Courses

    seder-special

    Starting date: Wednesday 11 March 2015 1:00 pm

    Make your Seder Special

    New meaningful readings of the Haggadah This course is packed with great new ideas to transform your Pesach. Using traditional…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 3 weeks

  • Special Events

    pesach

    Wednesday 11 March 2015 8:00 pm

    Old Haggadot for New Audiences

    If you think you know the haggadah—think again! Explore the hidden world and the secret language of the medieval haggadot…

    Marc Michael Epstein, | One Off

  • Short Courses

    seder-special

    Starting date: Tuesday 10 March 2015 8:00 pm

    Make your Seder Special

    New meaningful readings of the Haggadah This course is packed with great new ideas to transform your Pesach. Using traditional…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | 3 weeks

  • Term Courses

    midrasha logo

    Starting date: Thursday 15 January 2015 1:00 pm

    The Midrasha Lunch and Learn

    The Judi Back Women’s Institute for Torah Studies THE MIDRASHA IS FUNDED IN MEMORY OF JUDI BACK Z”L The Midrasha…

    Lindsay Simmonds, | 11 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Mikraot_Gedolot1

    Starting date: Monday 12 January 2015 9:30 am

    Women’s In-Depth Bet Midrash

    Study traditional texts in-depth and develop your existing learning skills The programme combines chevruta leaning with challenging shiurim and tackles…

    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, Rabbi Joseph Dweck, Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Rabbi Eliezer Zobin, | 8 weeks