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Lifelong Learning

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

To see the full calendar, click here.

Download our 2019-20 Adult Learning Programme 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
  • Saturday
    Oct  26
     
     
    Seudah Shlishit

    Shabbat, Oct 26th 3:45pm to 5:00pm
    Seudah Shlishit literally means 'third meal' and is traditionally eaten towards the end of Shabbat, with some learning. Our seudot are usually hosted by members in their home, and include minchah, ma'ariv and havdalah. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Oct  28
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Oct 28th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    Can you read and write simple sentences and hold a very basic conversation in Ivrit? If you can and you are committed to working on your own as well as in class, we can help you reach greater fluency. This lively and interactive course using text and audio-visual material will help you improve your fluency, pronunciation and knowledge of Israeli culture.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Oct  30
     
     
    Masorti Kollel

    Wednesday, Oct 30th 9:30am to 12:30pm
    The Masorti Kollel offers high level study for learners who want to grapple with Jewish texts in their original language.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Oct  30
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course

    Wednesday, Oct 30th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This innovative and intensive approach to cracking Hebrew is designed to teach the entire Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills in a few 90-minute sessions. The course is aimed at complete beginners as well as people who have not succeeded with other programmes.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Oct  31
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Oct 31st 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  4
     
     
    Jewish Creative Writing Salon

    Monday, Nov 4th 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Join a friendly interactive creative writing club and escape into the world of Jewish stories, with Mei-Tal Shabtay.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  4
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Nov 4th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    Can you read and write simple sentences and hold a very basic conversation in Ivrit? If you can and you are committed to working on your own as well as in class, we can help you reach greater fluency. This lively and interactive course using text and audio-visual material will help you improve your fluency, pronunciation and knowledge of Israeli culture.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Nov  5
     
     
    The Movements of Prayer

    Tuesday, Nov 5th 8:00pm to 10:00pm
    1 - THE SHEMA and ALEYNU - covering the eyes - the bits we whisper - tzitzit business - Aleynu, bowing and full prostration on High Holydays 2 - THE AMIDAH and KEDUSHA - choreography - volume

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  • Tuesday
    Nov  5
     
     
    Theology Course

    Tuesday, Nov 5th 8:30pm to 10:00pm
    with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, at his home.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  6
     
     
    Masorti Kollel

    Wednesday, Nov 6th 9:30am to 12:30pm
    The Masorti Kollel offers high level study for learners who want to grapple with Jewish texts in their original language.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  6
     
     
    An evening about dementia

    Wednesday, Nov 6th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    This evening aims to promote conversations about the many different aspects of living with Dementia and/or caring for someone living with Dementia.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  6
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course

    Wednesday, Nov 6th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This innovative and intensive approach to cracking Hebrew is designed to teach the entire Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills in a few 90-minute sessions. The course is aimed at complete beginners as well as people who have not succeeded with other programmes.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Nov  7
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Nov 7th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Sunday
    Nov  10
     
     
    70 Years of Israeli Literature

    Sunday, Nov 10th 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    10-part course with Ian Vellins

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  • Sunday
    Nov  10
     
     
    Insiders/Outsiders - The Concert

    Sunday, Nov 10th 7:30pm to 10:00pm
    A celebration of the musical contribution of refugees from Nazi Europe to British culture

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  11
     
     
    Jewish Creative Writing Salon

    Monday, Nov 11th 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Join a friendly interactive creative writing club and escape into the world of Jewish stories, with Mei-Tal Shabtay.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  11
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Nov 11th 8:00pm to 10:00pm
    An hour of study and discussion followed by meditation, readings and reflections, prayer and music

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  11
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Nov 11th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    Can you read and write simple sentences and hold a very basic conversation in Ivrit? If you can and you are committed to working on your own as well as in class, we can help you reach greater fluency. This lively and interactive course using text and audio-visual material will help you improve your fluency, pronunciation and knowledge of Israeli culture.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Nov  12
     
     
    The Movements of Prayer

    Tuesday, Nov 12th 8:00pm to 10:00pm
    1 - THE SHEMA and ALEYNU - covering the eyes - the bits we whisper - tzitzit business - Aleynu, bowing and full prostration on High Holydays 2 - THE AMIDAH and KEDUSHA - choreography - volume

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  13
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course

    Wednesday, Nov 13th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This innovative and intensive approach to cracking Hebrew is designed to teach the entire Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills in a few 90-minute sessions. The course is aimed at complete beginners as well as people who have not succeeded with other programmes.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  13
     
     
    Three (Jewish) Colours: Red, White and Blue

    Wednesday, Nov 13th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    3-part course with Rina Wolfson

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Nov  14
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Nov 14th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday
    Nov  16
     
     
    Seudah Shlishit

    Shabbat, Nov 16th 3:45pm to 5:30pm
    Seudah Shlishit literally means 'third meal' and is traditionally eaten towards the end of Shabbat, with some learning. Our seudot are usually hosted by members in their home, and include minchah, ma'ariv and havdalah. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  18
     
     
    Jewish Creative Writing Salon

    Monday, Nov 18th 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Join a friendly interactive creative writing club and escape into the world of Jewish stories, with Mei-Tal Shabtay.

    MORE INFO

  • Monday
    Nov  18
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Nov 18th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    Can you read and write simple sentences and hold a very basic conversation in Ivrit? If you can and you are committed to working on your own as well as in class, we can help you reach greater fluency. This lively and interactive course using text and audio-visual material will help you improve your fluency, pronunciation and knowledge of Israeli culture.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  20
     
     
    Masorti Kollel

    Wednesday, Nov 20th 9:30am to 12:30pm
    The Masorti Kollel offers high level study for learners who want to grapple with Jewish texts in their original language.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  20
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course

    Wednesday, Nov 20th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    This innovative and intensive approach to cracking Hebrew is designed to teach the entire Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills in a few 90-minute sessions. The course is aimed at complete beginners as well as people who have not succeeded with other programmes.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  20
     
     
    Three (Jewish) Colours: Red, White and Blue

    Wednesday, Nov 20th 8:15pm to 10:00pm
    3-part course with Rina Wolfson

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Nov  20
     
     
    Psalms Study

    Wednesday, Nov 20th 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.

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Nov  21
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Nov 21st 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

    MORE INFO

 

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