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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 ,
    JanJanuary  18 , 2021
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Jan 18th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  18 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Jan 18th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  19 , 2021
     
     
    Topical Talmud

    Tuesday, Jan 19th 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  20 , 2021
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Jan 20th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  21 , 2021
     
     
    Talmud Study

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

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  • 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.

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  • Monday ,
    JanJanuary  25 , 2021
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Jan 25th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  25 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Jan 25th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  26 , 2021
     
     
    Topical Talmud

    Tuesday, Jan 26th 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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  • Tuesday ,
    JanJanuary  26 , 2021
     
     
    Circus Jews under National Socialism: A Lecture/Performance

    Tuesday, Jan 26th 8:30pm to 9:45pm
    The true stories of Jewish circus artists between the world wars are told with sensitivity and humor by Stav Meishar, a circus artist and academic. This event will not be livestreamed. You must sign up in order to attend via Zoom.

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  • Wednesday ,
    JanJanuary  27 , 2021
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Jan 27th 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 ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2021
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Jan 28th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Monday ,
    FebFebruary  1 , 2021
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Feb 1st 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 ,
    FebFebruary  1 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Feb 1st 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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  • Monday ,
    FebFebruary  1 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course Level 2

    Monday, Feb 1st 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    Level 2 Hebrew Reading Crash Course, with Robert Fried.

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2021
     
     
    Topical Talmud

    Tuesday, Feb 2nd 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  2 , 2021
     
     
    Let’s ask the rabbis: Who owns our money after we die?

    Tuesday, Feb 2nd 8:15pm to 9:15pm
    Our family, our state, our shul? Inheritance is a crucial controversy in Jewish law, from the Patriarchs to the Knesset. In this four-part introductory course Rabbi Zahavit Shalev and student Rabbi Anthony Lazarus Magrill will explore how Jewish law happens, tracking the evolving laws of inheritance from the Torah to the present day. No prior experience working with Rabbinic or Hebrew texts is required, and translations will be provided throughout.

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  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  3 , 2021
     
     
    Rumi and Hafez: Ecstatic Poetry of the Soul

    Wednesday, Feb 3rd 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    An introduction to the poetry of two of the supreme poets of classical mystical Persian poetry with Mehri Niknam.

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  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  3 , 2021
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Feb 3rd 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 ,
    FebFebruary  3 , 2021
     
     
    Psalms Study

    Wednesday, Feb 3rd 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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  • Thursday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2021
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Feb 4th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Monday ,
    FebFebruary  8 , 2021
     
     
    Hasidut Course and Meditative Prayer

    Monday, Feb 8th 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 ,
    FebFebruary  8 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Reading Crash Course Level 2

    Monday, Feb 8th 8:15pm to 9:45pm
    Level 2 Hebrew Reading Crash Course, with Robert Fried.

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  • Monday ,
    FebFebruary  8 , 2021
     
     
    Hebrew Ulpan

    Monday, Feb 8th 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 ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2021
     
     
    Topical Talmud

    Tuesday, Feb 9th 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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  • Tuesday ,
    FebFebruary  9 , 2021
     
     
    Let’s ask the rabbis: Who owns our money after we die?

    Tuesday, Feb 9th 8:15pm to 9:15pm
    Our family, our state, our shul? Inheritance is a crucial controversy in Jewish law, from the Patriarchs to the Knesset. In this four-part introductory course Rabbi Zahavit Shalev and student Rabbi Anthony Lazarus Magrill will explore how Jewish law happens, tracking the evolving laws of inheritance from the Torah to the present day. No prior experience working with Rabbinic or Hebrew texts is required, and translations will be provided throughout.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  10 , 2021
     
     
    Rumi and Hafez: Ecstatic Poetry of the Soul

    Wednesday, Feb 10th 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    An introduction to the poetry of two of the supreme poets of classical mystical Persian poetry with Mehri Niknam.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    FebFebruary  10 , 2021
     
     
    Parshat HaShavua: Weekly Journey in the Torah Portion

    Wednesday, Feb 10th 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 ,
    FebFebruary  11 , 2021
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Thursday, Feb 11th 9:30am to 10:30am
    Talmud study with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg at his home. Everyone is welcome.

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  • 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.

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