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London School of Jewish Studies

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  • Short Courses

    Elul

    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

    Elul

    Starting date: Tuesday 6 September 2016 8:00 pm

    Real Repentance with Barry Kleinberg (Tuesday)

    Practical and Philosophical tips from Maimonides & Rav Soloveitchik How do we repent? This is the main question we ask…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 4 weeks

  • Term Courses

    Elul

    Starting date: Wednesday 7 September 2016 10:00 am

    Real Repentence with Barry Kleinberg (Wednesday)

    Practical and Philosophical tips from Maimonides & Rav Soloveitchik How do we repent? This is the main question we ask…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 4 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

  • Short Courses

    Elul

    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

  • Single Session

    Aviva Zornberg

    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

    Aviva Zornberg

    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

  • Year Courses

    LSJS Bet Midrash for Men

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 September 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, | 36 weeks

  • 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

  • Special Events

    Sunday 18 September 2016 10:00 am

    Inspiration for Rosh Hashana

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, | special event

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Tuesday 20 September 2016 10:00 am

    Aleph 3 with Daphna

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

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • Year Courses

    Ulpan

    Starting date: Wednesday 21 September 2016 10:00 am

    Bet 2 with Daphna

    Expected Entry level Students are expected to have good command of grammatical structures and vocabulary studied at lower levels. In…

    Daphna Witztum, | 28 weeks

  • 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

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Tuesday 1 November 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum – 1 Nov

    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

    Tanach

    Starting date: Wednesday 2 November 2016 8:00 pm

    LSJS Tanach Course (Wednesday)

    Learn all the major themes, stories and ideas of the entire Bible one book at a time in one year…

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

  • Year Courses

    Tanach

    Starting date: Thursday 3 November 2016 10:00 am

    LSJS Tanach Course (Thursday)

    Learn all the major themes, stories and ideas of the entire Bible one book at a time in one year…

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

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Thursday 3 November 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum – 3 Nov

    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

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 6 November 2016 10:00 am

    Noah Tour @ The British Museum – 6 Nov

    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

  • Short Courses

    Jerusalem

    Starting date: Monday 7 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

    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

    People of the Book

    Starting date: Monday 7 November 2016 8:00 pm

    People of the Book (Evening)

    The Bible contains many interesting characters and stories. Taught by teachers who are passionate about Tanach, this course will present…

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

  • Year Courses

    People of the Book

    Starting date: Monday 7 November 2016 1:00 pm

    People of the Book (Afternoon)

    The Bible contains many interesting characters and stories. Taught by teachers who are passionate about Tanach, this course will present…

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

  • Short Courses

    Proving God

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 8:00 pm

    Proving God

    Can philosophy and science establish a Creator or is it all a matter of faith? This challenging, age-old question is…

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

  • Term Courses

    A Guide to the Guide

    Starting date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 8:00 pm

    A Guide to the Guide (Tuesday)

    Moreh Nevuchim, ‘The Guide for the Perplexed’, by the great 12th century rabbi and thinker Moses Maimonides, has been called…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 6 weeks

  • Term Courses

    From Proof to Passion#

    Starting date: Wednesday 9 November 2016 8:00 pm

    From Proof to Passion

    From Proof to Passion: Changing Interpretations of the Akedah This course will explore one of the most well-known and widely…

    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)

    Moreh Nevuchim, ‘The Guide for the Perplexed’, by the great 12th century rabbi and thinker Moses Maimonides, has been called…

    Barry Kleinberg, | 6 weeks

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 11 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum – 11 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

  • Tours

    LSJS Tours

    Sunday 18 December 2016 10:00 am

    Chanukah Tour @ The British Museum – 18 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Single Session

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    Wednesday 21 September 2016 8:00 pm

    A Yamim Noraim Lecture with the Chief Rabbi

    Registration for this event is unavailable via our website. To book your place please email office@lsjs.ac.uk or call 020 8203…

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, | Yearly

  • 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

    Philosophy Hour

    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

    Divorce

    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

    Defending the Faith

    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

    Jeremiah

    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

    Jeremiah

    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

    Defending the Faith

    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

    Sages & Dreamers

    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

    Surprises from the Book shelf

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Wednesday 6 January 2016 1:00 pm

    Primary Teacher Training Taster Afternoon

    Discover what life is like as a primary school trainee teacher. Gain expert advice on how to start to your…

    Jason Marantz, | One-Off

  • 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

  • Special Events

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    Tuesday 22 December 2015 9:30 am

    Primary Teacher Training Taster Morning

    Discover what life is like as a primary school trainee teacher. Gain expert advice on how to start to your…

    Jason Marantz, | One-off

  • Tours

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

    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, | 7 weeks

  • Year Courses

    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

  • Special Events

    Print

    Tuesday 20 October 2015 8:00 pm

    A Taste of Shabbat

    A one night ShabbatUK special programme at LSJS for the whole community You may turn up on the evening  This…

    Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Debbie Meyer, Maureen Kendler, Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, Ilana Epstein, Yaacov Finn, | Special Event

  • Year Courses

    Starting date: Tuesday 20 October 2015 10:00 am

    Bet 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

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

  • Year Courses

    aleph-bet 3

    Starting date: Tuesday 13 October 2015 10:00 am

    Bet Ulpan with Daphna

    To book please – click the Bet with Emma option on the right hand side  At LSJS we offer you…

    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 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

    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: Monday 12 October 2015 10:00 am

    Daled Ulpan with Daphna

    If this class is full, please call the office to place your name on a waiting list   At LSJS…

    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

  • Special Events

    ellul

    Sunday 20 September 2015 8:00 pm

    Chief Rabbi’s Lecture

    We have had an amazing response to this lecture. We are nearly at full capacity. There will be a few …

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, | One-Off

  • Single Session, Special Events

    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

  • 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