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Lifelong Learning

Below is just a selection of upcoming courses and learning opportunities.

To see the full calendar, click here.

Please contact Rivka Gottlieb with any questions.

It is the ethos of the Synagogue not to exclude anybody on financial grounds. Please let us know if the fees exceed what you are able to pay, and we will arrange a reduction.

All Events
  • Monday ,
    NovNovember  30 , 2020
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Nov 30th 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    An hour of study and discussion followed by meditation, readings and reflections, prayer and music

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  • Monday ,
    NovNovember  30 , 2020
     
     
    Get to know a Jewish Prayer

    Monday, Nov 30th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    In this round of Get to Know a Jewish Prayer we will study some of our best-loved Jewish hymns (although we tend not to call them that.) The mystical, erotic (borderline heretical) ideas behind Yedid Nefesh and Lecha Dodi; the more rationalist philosophy of Adon Olam and Yigdal, and finally the wild anthropomorphisms of Anim Zemirot.

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  • Monday ,
    NovNovember  30 , 2020
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Nov 30th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This is a year-long course for people who wish to improve their fluency in Modern Hebrew.

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  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  1 , 2020
     
     
    Psalms Study

    Tuesday, Dec 1st 8:30pm to 9:30pm
    Please join us on this fresh journey through the most beloved book in the Hebrew Bible. Contact Lucy at rabbispa@nnls-masorti.org.uk to be added to the mailing list - venues and timing vary.

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  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  2 , 2020
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Dec 2nd 7:30pm to 8:00pm
    Come as you are and dip into the wisdom and reflection of the cycle of biblical readings of the week. A free flowing, simple approach to learning, beginning at the start of the Parsha bringing some traditional commentary alongside more whacky mystical, Hassidic glosses. At Rabbi Oliver & Natalie’s home.

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  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  3 , 2020
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Dec 3rd 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  7 , 2020
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Dec 7th 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    An hour of study and discussion followed by meditation, readings and reflections, prayer and music

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  7 , 2020
     
     
    Get to know a Jewish Prayer

    Monday, Dec 7th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    In this round of Get to Know a Jewish Prayer we will study some of our best-loved Jewish hymns (although we tend not to call them that.) The mystical, erotic (borderline heretical) ideas behind Yedid Nefesh and Lecha Dodi; the more rationalist philosophy of Adon Olam and Yigdal, and finally the wild anthropomorphisms of Anim Zemirot.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  7 , 2020
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Dec 7th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This is a year-long course for people who wish to improve their fluency in Modern Hebrew.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  8 , 2020
     
     
    Landscapes of Identity - City and Country in Modern Jewish Imagination

    Tuesday, Dec 8th 8:15pm to 9:30pm
    Using, art, literature and music, we will explore both urban and rural settings used by modern Jewish creative artists to reflect and advance ideas of identity, belonging and alienation.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  9 , 2020
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Dec 9th 7:30pm to 8:00pm
    Come as you are and dip into the wisdom and reflection of the cycle of biblical readings of the week. A free flowing, simple approach to learning, beginning at the start of the Parsha bringing some traditional commentary alongside more whacky mystical, Hassidic glosses. At Rabbi Oliver & Natalie’s home.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2020
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Dec 10th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2020
     
     
    Niggun Chavurah

    Thursday, Dec 10th 9:30pm to 10:15pm
    It’s true that people can’t sing together over Zoom, but Zoom is actually not a bad medium for learning songs. So to cheer us up and look to the future we invite you to join us for around 45 mins on the second Thursday of each month at 9.30pm for a Niggun Chavura.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  14 , 2020
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Dec 14th 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    An hour of study and discussion followed by meditation, readings and reflections, prayer and music

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  14 , 2020
     
     
    Get to know a Jewish Prayer

    Monday, Dec 14th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    In this round of Get to Know a Jewish Prayer we will study some of our best-loved Jewish hymns (although we tend not to call them that.) The mystical, erotic (borderline heretical) ideas behind Yedid Nefesh and Lecha Dodi; the more rationalist philosophy of Adon Olam and Yigdal, and finally the wild anthropomorphisms of Anim Zemirot.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  14 , 2020
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Dec 14th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This is a year-long course for people who wish to improve their fluency in Modern Hebrew.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  15 , 2020
     
     
    Landscapes of Identity - City and Country in Modern Jewish Imagination

    Tuesday, Dec 15th 8:15pm to 9:30pm
    Using, art, literature and music, we will explore both urban and rural settings used by modern Jewish creative artists to reflect and advance ideas of identity, belonging and alienation.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  16 , 2020
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Dec 16th 7:30pm to 8:00pm
    Come as you are and dip into the wisdom and reflection of the cycle of biblical readings of the week. A free flowing, simple approach to learning, beginning at the start of the Parsha bringing some traditional commentary alongside more whacky mystical, Hassidic glosses. At Rabbi Oliver & Natalie’s home.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  17 , 2020
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Dec 17th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  17 , 2020
     
     
    Virtues - in the Vice of Lockdown

    Thursday, Dec 17th 8:30pm to 9:30pm
    What are the virtues we need to cope with lockdown? Can we find them within ourselves? What struggles do they involve? In each one-hour zoom RABBI SHOSHANA BOYD-GELFAND facilitates a conversation between RABBI JONATHAN WITTENBERG and a special guest.

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  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  21 , 2020
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Dec 21st 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    An hour of study and discussion followed by meditation, readings and reflections, prayer and music

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  21 , 2020
     
     
    Get to know a Jewish Prayer

    Monday, Dec 21st 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    In this round of Get to Know a Jewish Prayer we will study some of our best-loved Jewish hymns (although we tend not to call them that.) The mystical, erotic (borderline heretical) ideas behind Yedid Nefesh and Lecha Dodi; the more rationalist philosophy of Adon Olam and Yigdal, and finally the wild anthropomorphisms of Anim Zemirot.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  22 , 2020
     
     
    Landscapes of Identity - City and Country in Modern Jewish Imagination

    Tuesday, Dec 22nd 8:15pm to 9:30pm
    Using, art, literature and music, we will explore both urban and rural settings used by modern Jewish creative artists to reflect and advance ideas of identity, belonging and alienation.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  23 , 2020
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Dec 23rd 7:30pm to 8:00pm
    Come as you are and dip into the wisdom and reflection of the cycle of biblical readings of the week. A free flowing, simple approach to learning, beginning at the start of the Parsha bringing some traditional commentary alongside more whacky mystical, Hassidic glosses. At Rabbi Oliver & Natalie’s home.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  23 , 2020
     
     
    The Big Ideas Book Club

    Wednesday, Dec 23rd 8:15pm to 9:30pm
    The Big Ideas Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss polemical books. We will gather monthly to discuss a book which boldly asks that we look at the world differently.

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  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  7 , 2021
     
     
    Virtues - in the Vice of Lockdown

    Thursday, Jan 7th 8:30pm to 9:30pm
    What are the virtues we need to cope with lockdown? Can we find them within ourselves? What struggles do they involve? In each one-hour zoom RABBI SHOSHANA BOYD-GELFAND facilitates a conversation between RABBI JONATHAN WITTENBERG and a special guest.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  14 , 2021
     
     
    Niggun Chavurah

    Thursday, Jan 14th 9:30pm to 10:15pm
    It’s true that people can’t sing together over Zoom, but Zoom is actually not a bad medium for learning songs. So to cheer us up and look to the future we invite you to join us for around 45 mins on the second Thursday of each month at 9.30pm for a Niggun Chavura.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    JanJanuary  21 , 2021
     
     
    Virtues - in the Vice of Lockdown

    Thursday, Jan 21st 8:30pm to 9:30pm
    What are the virtues we need to cope with lockdown? Can we find them within ourselves? What struggles do they involve? In each one-hour zoom RABBI SHOSHANA BOYD-GELFAND facilitates a conversation between RABBI JONATHAN WITTENBERG and a special guest.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  11 , 2021
     
     
    Niggun Chavurah

    Thursday, Feb 11th 9:30pm to 10:15pm
    It’s true that people can’t sing together over Zoom, but Zoom is actually not a bad medium for learning songs. So to cheer us up and look to the future we invite you to join us for around 45 mins on the second Thursday of each month at 9.30pm for a Niggun Chavura.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  18 , 2021
     
     
    Virtues - in the Vice of Lockdown

    Thursday, Feb 18th 8:30pm to 9:30pm
    What are the virtues we need to cope with lockdown? Can we find them within ourselves? What struggles do they involve? In each one-hour zoom RABBI SHOSHANA BOYD-GELFAND facilitates a conversation between RABBI JONATHAN WITTENBERG and a special guest.

    MORE INFO

 

Sat, 28 November 2020 12 Kislev 5781