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LSJS
London School of Jewish Studies

People of the Book

  • Subject: Jewish Personalities
  • Start date: 30 October
  • Duration: 21 weeks
  • Day(s): Monday
  • Start time: 1:00 pm
  • End time: 3:00 pm

There is no better way to humanise our Tradition than by studying the characters who defined it. Each week you will discover the historical context, personal approach and complex life of another important figure. And what’s more, you will find that many of the burning questions of today are addressed by the great Jewish stories of the past.

30 Oct
Samson’s mother: misunderstanding & mansplaining
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum

6 Nov
Jezebel!
Maureen Kendler

13 Nov
Elijah: the prophet and the legend
Tim Cowen

20 Nov
Esav: redeeming a rejected figure
Rabbi David Mason

27 Nov
Joseph: trailblazer or refugee?
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum

4 Dec
Bilha & Zilpha: the forgotten mothers
Jacqueline Nicholls

11 Dec
Jonah: prophet to the ‘other’
Barry Kleinberg

Pre-book for a WHOLE YEAR (21 weeks) or TERM (7 weeks) by clicking on ADD TO BASKET. Pay at the door per session £12 (concession £10).