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Dean

Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum Dean Rabbi Dr Zarum is the Dean of LSJS and is the leading ambassador of the institution. Read more

Administration

Ms Jane Clist Academic and Teacher Training Administrator Jane has a long career in academic administration. Read more
Naomi Cowan Marketing Manager Read more
Sophie Fenton Primary initial teacher training manager Sophie is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer. Read more
Michael Leaver Caretaker Read more
David Sagal Chief Operating Officer Read more
Sarah Wagman Coordinator, School Direct (Secondary) Sarah Wagman is the Programme Coordinator for the Secondary Schools Direct Programme at the Jewish T... Read more
Suzanne Wayland Receptionist Read more
Dr Tamra Wright Director of Academic Studies Dr Tamra Wright oversees LSJS's degree and teacher training programmes as well as the Susi Bradfield... Read more
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum Dean Rabbi Dr Zarum is the Dean of LSJS and is the leading ambassador of the institution. Read more
Erla Zimmels Librarian Erla is a specialist in the field of Judaica and Hebraica and can help you with any and all enquirie... Read more

Religious Leadership

Rabbi Joseph Dweck Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the UK and the Deputy President of LSJS Rabbi Dweck is the new Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, and LSJS’s new... Read more
Rabbi Dr Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy OBE Honorary Deputy President of LSJS Rabbi Levy is the Emeritus Spiritual Head of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ congregation. Read more
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis President of LSJS Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was born and raised in South Africa, Rabbi Mirvis studied and received hi... Read more
Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Honorary President of LSJS Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is considered an outstanding moral authority of our time. Read more

Board of Trustees

Alan Bekhor Trustee Read more
Elliott Goldstein Trustee Read more
Daniella Jaff Klein Trustee Read more
Jason Marantz Trustee Read more
Leon Nahon Trustee Read more
Gary Phillips Chairman Read more
Jo Rosenfelder Trustee Read more
Samuel Rubin Lecturer and Trustee of LSJS Samuel Rubin is a businessman and educator. Read more
Andrew Wolfson Trustee Read more

Academic

Jonathan Bach JTTP Programmes Director Jonathan Bach is an experienced Headteacher and teacher trainer. Read more
Esther Colman Teaching Fellow Esther Colman is one of the UK's leading Limmudei Kodesh educational consultants. Read more
Dr Helena Miller Lecturer Dr Helena Miller has a PhD in Jewish Education and has taught, researched and written widely. She i... Read more
Dr Mario Moya Lecturer Read more
Andrea Smollan Lecturer Read more
Robert (Bob) Vertes Education Consultant Read more
Sarah Wagman Coordinator, School Direct (Secondary) Sarah Wagman is the Programme Coordinator for the Secondary Schools Direct Programme at the Jewish T... Read more
Nicky Weisfeld Lecturer Nicola Weisfeld, Director, BSc, PGCE, MSc, Chartered Educational Psychologist, AFBPS Read more
Dr Tamra Wright Director of Academic Studies Dr Tamra Wright oversees LSJS's degree and teacher training programmes as well as the Susi Bradfield... Read more
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum Dean Rabbi Dr Zarum is the Dean of LSJS and is the leading ambassador of the institution. Read more

Adult Education (core)

Nic Abery Teaching Fellow A graduate of Cambridge University and an accomplished teacher. Read more
Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski Head of Modern Rabbinic Thought Rabbi Belovski is the Rabbi of Golders Green Synagoue. Read more
Esther Colman Teaching Fellow Esther Colman is one of the UK's leading Limmudei Kodesh educational consultants. Read more
Rabbi Joseph Dweck Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the UK and the Deputy President of LSJS Rabbi Dweck is the new Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, and LSJS’s new... Read more
Sophie Fenton Primary initial teacher training manager Sophie is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer. Read more
Rabbi Dr Michael Harris Research Fellow Rabbi Dr Harris is the rabbi of the Hampstead Synagogue. Read more
Rabbi Barry Kleinberg Teaching Fellow Barry Kleinberg is an osteopath and lectures at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a... Read more
Rebbetzen Lauren Levin Lecturer Read more
Dr Helena Miller Lecturer Dr Helena Miller has a PhD in Jewish Education and has taught, researched and written widely. She i... Read more
Rabbi Michael Pollak Teaching Fellow Michael is an educational consultant for PaJeS and the UJIA Jewish Life Education Center. Read more
Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz LSJS Teaching Fellow and a graduate of the LSJS Susi Bradfield Programme. Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz is one of LSJS's most popular teachers. She recently completed her PhD at... Read more
Daphna Witztum Head of Hebrew Studies Daphna lectures at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) in Oxford. Read more
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum Dean Rabbi Dr Zarum is the Dean of LSJS and is the leading ambassador of the institution. Read more
Jacqui Zinkin Director of Academic Quality Jacqui was Director of Post Graduate Business and Business PhD programmes at the University of Westm... Read more
Rabbi Eliezer Zobin Rosh Bet Midrash of LSJS Rabbi Eliezer Zobin is Associate Rav at Ner Yisrael Synagogue and Principal at Immanuel College. He ... Read more

Adult Education (associate)

Julie Apfel Lecturer Julie Apfel studied at Michlelet Orot and Machon Pardes and has a BSc from LSE. Read more
Nechama Atlas Guest Lecturer Nechama Atlas, who was born and raised in Israel, is the Rebbetzen of Cheadle’s Yeshurun Hebrew Cong... Read more
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum Lecturer Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum LL.B (Hons) MA is Rabbi of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community. He is currently tea... Read more
Dr Harris Bor Lecturer Dr Harris Bor is a barrister specialising in commercial litigation and international arbitration, wi... Read more
Dr Simon Cooper Research and Teaching Fellow Dr Simon Cooper lectures on contemporary Jewish thought, and on medieval and modern Jewish philosoph... Read more
Tim Cowen Lecturer Tim Cowen is a barrister practising in Lincoln's Inn. Read more
Rabbi Steven Dansky Lecturer Rabbi Steven Dansky is the new Rabbi of Redbridge Synagogue. Read more
Dr Aviva Dautch Read more
Rabbi Saul Djanogly Lecturer Rabbi Saul Djanogly trained as a Rabbi at the Yeshivas of Gateshead and Lakewood. Read more
Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman Lecturer Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman is the Rabbi of New West End Synagogue Read more
Ian Gamse Lecturer Ian Gamse holds degrees in Mathematics and Hebrew Studies from the University of Cambridge and was t... Read more
Richard Goldstein Lecturer Richard Goldstein is currently Director of Operations at the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. Read more
Emma Gould Lecturer Emma Gould has been teaching Hebrew as a second language in various Jewish centres for many years. Read more
Simon Goulden Lecturer Simon Goulden is an education consultant and a member of government consultative bodies on faith and... Read more
Joanne Greenaway Lecturer Joanne is part of the Gamechangers programme for senior leadership in the Jewish community. Read more
Rina Gurvitz Lecturer Rina Gurvitz was born in Jerusalem and is a teacher of the Hebrew Studies Ulpan. Read more
Ariel Kahn Lecturer Dr Ariel Kahn is Senior Lecturer in creative writing at Roehampton University. His Kabbalistic nove... Read more
Ezra Margulies Postgraduate student in theology and religious studies at Cambridge University Read more
Rabbi David Mason Lecturer Rabbi Mason is the rabbi at Muswell Hill Synagogue. Read more
Debbie Meyer Lecturer Debbie Meyer has a degree in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and qualified as a solicito... Read more
Jacqueline Nicholls Lecturer Jacqueline Nicholls is an artist, Jewish educator and arts & culture programmer for JW3. Read more
Yolande Pieters Lecturer Yolande Kerbel is the Primary Kodesh Lead at PaJeS (Partnerships for Jewish Schools). Read more
Rabbi Daniel Roselaar Lecturer Rabbi Daniel Roselaar has been Rav of Alei Tzion since 2010. Read more
Aliza Rubner Lecturer Aliza Rubner was born in Tel Aviv and studied at Bar Ilan University where she gained a BA in Lashon... Read more
Lindsay Simmonds Lecturer Lindsay has a degree in Speech and Language Pathology and an MSc in Gender Studies from the LSE, whe... Read more
Michelle Sint Lecturer Read more
Adam Taub Teaching Fellow Adam created a number of flagship LSJS courses and has taught at LSJS for over 10 years. Read more
Tamar Weizer lecturer Read more

Current Teachers

Julie Apfel Lecturer Julie Apfel studied at Michlelet Orot and Machon Pardes and has a BSc from LSE. Read more
Nechama Atlas Guest Lecturer Nechama Atlas, who was born and raised in Israel, is the Rebbetzen of Cheadle’s Yeshurun Hebrew Cong... Read more
Alan Bekhor Trustee Read more
Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski Head of Modern Rabbinic Thought Rabbi Belovski is the Rabbi of Golders Green Synagoue. Read more
Professor Michael Berkowitz Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL Read more
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum Lecturer Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum LL.B (Hons) MA is Rabbi of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community. He is currently tea... Read more
Tim Cowen Lecturer Tim Cowen is a barrister practising in Lincoln's Inn. Read more
Rabbi Steven Dansky Lecturer Rabbi Steven Dansky is the new Rabbi of Redbridge Synagogue. Read more
Dr Aviva Dautch Read more
Rabbi Joseph Dweck Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the UK and the Deputy President of LSJS Rabbi Dweck is the new Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, and LSJS’s new... Read more
Ian Gamse Lecturer Ian Gamse holds degrees in Mathematics and Hebrew Studies from the University of Cambridge and was t... Read more
Joe Gamse Lecturer Read more
Elliott Goldstein Trustee Read more
Emma Gould Lecturer Emma Gould has been teaching Hebrew as a second language in various Jewish centres for many years. Read more
Simon Goulden Lecturer Simon Goulden is an education consultant and a member of government consultative bodies on faith and... Read more
Joanne Greenaway Lecturer Joanne is part of the Gamechangers programme for senior leadership in the Jewish community. Read more
Rina Gurvitz Lecturer Rina Gurvitz was born in Jerusalem and is a teacher of the Hebrew Studies Ulpan. Read more
Daniella Jaff Klein Trustee Read more
Ariel Kahn Lecturer Dr Ariel Kahn is Senior Lecturer in creative writing at Roehampton University. His Kabbalistic nove... Read more
Rabbi Barry Kleinberg Teaching Fellow Barry Kleinberg is an osteopath and lectures at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a... Read more
Rebbetzen Lauren Levin Lecturer Read more
Jason Marantz Trustee Read more
Rabbi David Mason Lecturer Rabbi Mason is the rabbi at Muswell Hill Synagogue. Read more
Debbie Meyer Lecturer Debbie Meyer has a degree in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and qualified as a solicito... Read more
Dr Helena Miller Lecturer Dr Helena Miller has a PhD in Jewish Education and has taught, researched and written widely. She i... Read more
Leon Nahon Trustee Read more
Gary Phillips Chairman Read more
Yolande Pieters Lecturer Yolande Kerbel is the Primary Kodesh Lead at PaJeS (Partnerships for Jewish Schools). Read more
Rabbi Michael Pollak Teaching Fellow Michael is an educational consultant for PaJeS and the UJIA Jewish Life Education Center. Read more
Rabbi Daniel Roselaar Lecturer Rabbi Daniel Roselaar has been Rav of Alei Tzion since 2010. Read more
Jo Rosenfelder Trustee Read more
Samuel Rubin Lecturer and Trustee of LSJS Samuel Rubin is a businessman and educator. Read more
Aliza Rubner Lecturer Aliza Rubner was born in Tel Aviv and studied at Bar Ilan University where she gained a BA in Lashon... Read more
Lindsay Simmonds Lecturer Lindsay has a degree in Speech and Language Pathology and an MSc in Gender Studies from the LSE, whe... Read more
Michelle Sint Lecturer Read more
Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz LSJS Teaching Fellow and a graduate of the LSJS Susi Bradfield Programme. Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz is one of LSJS's most popular teachers. She recently completed her PhD at... Read more
Robert (Bob) Vertes Education Consultant Read more
Tamar Weizer lecturer Read more
Daphna Witztum Head of Hebrew Studies Daphna lectures at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) in Oxford. Read more
Andrew Wolfson Trustee Read more
Dr Tamra Wright Director of Academic Studies Dr Tamra Wright oversees LSJS's degree and teacher training programmes as well as the Susi Bradfield... Read more
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum Dean Rabbi Dr Zarum is the Dean of LSJS and is the leading ambassador of the institution. Read more
Rabbi Mordechai Zeller Guest Lecturer
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Rabbi Eliezer Zobin Rosh Bet Midrash of LSJS Rabbi Eliezer Zobin is Associate Rav at Ner Yisrael Synagogue and Principal at Immanuel College. He ... Read more

Current

Professor Michael Berkowitz Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL Read more

Previous

Sally Berkovic Lecturer Sally is the author of 'Under my Hat' Read more
Rabbi Todd (Tuvia) Berman Director of Institutional Advancement & Yeshiva Lecturer Read more
Glenn Bezalel Lecturer Glen is head of Religious Studies at St. Helen's School. Read more
Zaki Cooper Lecturer Zaki Cooper worked in the Buckingham Palace press office from 2009 until 2012 with a special focus o... Read more
Benjamin Crowne Lecturer Benjamin Crowne studied for two years at Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh and did his BA and MPhil at Cambridge ... Read more
Rabbi Dr David Ebner Rosh Yeshiva and Masgiach Ruchani, Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi Read more
Rabbi Yehoshua Engelman Rabbi Yehoshua Engelman is a practicing psychotherapist and teacher Read more
Felicia Epstein Lecturer Felicia lectures on Biblical analysis and works as a labour lawyer Read more
Rebbetzen Ilana Epstein Lecturer Ilana is the Rebetzen of Southgate Synagogue. Read more
Marc Michael Epstein Marc Michael Epstein is Professor on the Mattie M. Paschall (1899) & Norman Davis Chair in Religion... Read more
Alastair Falk Lecturer Read more
Jacqueline Feldman Read more
Gila Fine Lecturer Gila Fine is the editor-in-chief of Maggid Books (Koren Publishers Jerusalem). Read more
Yaacov Finn Read more
Danielle Gedalla Read more
Angela Gluck Lecturer Angela Gluck has worked as a teacher, trainer and consultant to schools and local authorities. Read more
Henry Goldblum Lecturer Henry is a lawyer and historian who made aliya from the UK in 1988 Read more
Nicky Goldman Read more
Avromi Goodman Lecturer Avromi Goodman is an Education Officer at the Imperial War Museum and Programme Manager at LooktoLea... Read more
Dr Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg Visiting Lecturer Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from Cambridge University, and has studi... Read more
Eve Grubin Lecturer Eve Grubin is a poet and the author of Morning Prayer. Read more
Rabbi Alex Israel Visiting Lecturer Alex has taught for twenty years in many top Jerusalem Yeshivot and Midrashot. Read more
William Kolbrener Read more
Rabbi Michael Laitner Lecturer Rabbi Michael Laitner is the Educational Director of United Synagogue Living & Learning, assistant r... Read more
Leya Landau Lecturer Dr Leya Landau has a PhD in English Literature and has lectured in the English Department of Univers... Read more
Professor David Latchman Master of Birkbeck Prof David Latchman CBE is the Master of Birkbeck Read more
Clive Lawton Lecturer Clive Lawton has been a chief examiner, a high school head, and lecturer in Jewish Education at SOAS... Read more
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Visiting Lecturer He is an internationally acclaimed Bible scholar and lecturer, and a pioneer of Jewish Education on ... Read more
Miriam Levenson Lecturer Miriam currently works as an orchestral bassoonist, piano teacher and music journalist. Read more
Rabbi Dr Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy OBE Honorary Deputy President of LSJS Rabbi Levy is the Emeritus Spiritual Head of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ congregation. Read more
Leonie Lewis Read more
Rabbi David Lister Lecturer Rabbi David Lister is Rabbi of Edgware Synagogue and has completed the LSJS MA Jewish Education Theo... Read more
Sandy Littman Lecturer Read more
Miriam Lorie Miriam has recently returned from a Fellowship at the Pardes Centre for Jewish Educators in Jerusale... Read more
Professor Elliott Malamet Visiting Lecturer Professor Elliot Malamet is a visiting lecturer at LSJS. Read more
Rabbi Anthony Manning Rabbi Anthony Manning is a senior lecturer at Shapell’s and Midreshet Rachel. He is currently teachi... Read more
Mimi Meyer Lecturer Mimi Meyer has a BA in Psychology and studied at Michlala in Jerusalem. Read more
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis President of LSJS Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was born and raised in South Africa, Rabbi Mirvis studied and received hi... Read more
Karine Morris Lecturer Karine Morris has a BA in Politics and Psychology from Bar Ilan University and studied in their Beit... Read more
Professor David Newman Professor David Newman holds the Chair of Geopolitics at Ben Gurion University in Israel, where he s... Read more
Simi Peters Guest Lecturer Senior Faculty Member at Nishmat in Jerusalem Read more
Professor Stefan Reif Guest Lecturer Stefan Reif is Emeritus Professor of Medieval Hebrew Studies and Fellow of St John's College in the ... Read more
Na'amah Roselaar Lecturer Na'amah is the Rebetzen for the Alei Tzion community in Hendon and is also a practicing occupational... Read more
Rabbi David Rosen Guest Lecturer Rabbi David Rosen is a world expert in interfaith affairs and dialogue. Read more
Leah Rosenthal LSJS Summer Scholar in Residence Leah is a Senior Lecturer at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem Read more
Rabbi Daniel Rowe Rabbi Daniel Rowe is Executive Director of Aish UK. He holds a BA in Philosophy from UCL and an MPhi... Read more
Samuel Rubin Lecturer and Trustee of LSJS Samuel Rubin is a businessman and educator. Read more
Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Honorary President of LSJS Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is considered an outstanding moral authority of our time. Read more
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks Visiting Lecturer is the founding director of ATID: The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jerusalem and ... Read more
Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman Guest Lecturer Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman of Yeshiva University is a specialist in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Judai... Read more
Hagai M. Segal Guest Lecturer Hagai is an award-winning academic, consultant, analyst and commentator. Read more
Rabbi Dr Marc Shapiro Rabbi Dr Shapiro holds the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of ... Read more
Rabbi Eliyahu Silverman Read more
Evelyn Stern Lecturer Evelyn Stern has an MA Abd in Government from Cornell University and an MA in Jewish Studies from Je... Read more
Rabbi Yehuda Susman Rosh HaYeshiva, Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi Read more
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester Guest Lecturer Rabbi Gideon Sylvester is the British United Synagogue's rabbi in Israel Read more
Yael Unterman Visiting Lecturer Yael Unterman is a popular international lecturer, educator and author. Read more
Rabbi Garry Wayland Lecturer He is currently a teacher of Maths at University College School. Read more
Suzanne Weiniger Lecturer Suzanne Weiniger currently teaches at LSJS and LJCC and on the US living and learning programme. Read more
Tanya White Lecturer Tanya White is a lecturer for Matan Raanana Read more
Joe Wolfson Lecturer Joe is studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) where he is a member of the Kollel Halacha. Read more

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