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23 SEPTEMBER 2021 - 17 TISHREI 5782
PARASHAT SUKKOT
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AJR's International Forum: Connecting Next Generations

 
Sunday 3rd October - online only
Monday 4th October - online and in-person at Chelsea Football Club's Stamford Bridge, London

 
Join The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) for a fascinating two-day international forum for descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees.

Topics including: identity, trauma, legacy, memorialisation, literature and more.

Rabbi Charley Baginsky and her father William Baginsky will be kicking off the event on Sunday, with many more speakers and panels to follow.

Please click here for tickets and more information.

LJ IN THE MEDIA

   

 
Read the September/October issue of LJ Today here.
 

 
Download the Progressively Jewish Podcast via Apple Podcasts  or Spotify.

Download the Jew Know What? Podcast via Apple Podcasts  or Spotify.

This week's Jewish News Rabbi Rebecca Birk looks at the festival of Sukkot and how it inspires our work with refugees.

Click here to read the latest Jewish News issue.

Sign up for The Jewish News daily email here.

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Parashat Sukkot by Rabbi Adam Frankenberg

In Our Communities 

 
TONIGHT Thursday 23 September - 7.30-9pm - ELELS. Learn Together/ Grow Together - A Very Short History Of Life On Earth With Henry Gee. Renowned paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, author, senior editor of the scientific journal Nature and much loved former member of Bet Tikvah, Henry Gee will talk to us about his new book, A Very Short History of Life on Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Pithy Chapters. To register for the event please click here.

Sunday 26 September - 10-11am - FPS. Brain Health with Michelle Reshef and Brenda Bloch of Dementia Prevention UK. Learn how to ward off dementia by keeping the brain active with a range of stimulating activities. Join the Zoom here.

Education Hub


Forgotten Lives - Jewish Women Through the Ages
 
Liberal Judaism, in partnership with LJ synagogues, is proud to present this online course exploring the many different contributions that Jewish women have made throughout the ages. 

Sessions are designed to stand alone, so attend as many as you'd like! No advance reading or preparation required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link and access to session recordings. All sessions are held on Wednesdays at 7:30pm. 

13 October - Rabbi Michael Shire on Otti Berger
20 October - Rabbi Lea Muhlstein on Rabbi Regina Jonas 
27 October - Rabbi Jackie Tabick on Licoricia of Winchester
3 November - Rabbi Richard Jacobi on Helen Suzman 
10 November - Rabbi Maragaret Jacobi on Jerusha Jhirad
17 November - Rabbi Charley Baginsky on Eva Kotchever

To register for the event(s) please click here

World Jewish Relief Emergency Appeal 

 
World Jewish Relief has launched an emergency appeal to help people being forced to flee Afghanistan. 
  
Judaism teaches us not to stand idly in the face of suffering and injustice, and our community’s history reminds us why this is so important. World Jewish Relief was founded to help refugees in the 1930s and 40s because they were Jewish; we help refugees today because we are Jewish. 
 
 
You can donate today and save lives at www.worldjewishrelief.org/afghancrisis 
or 020 8736 1250.

Students' Departure for University

 
If your community would like to mark your student's departure for university or help your students prepare for their time at university, please be in touch with Liberal Judaism's student chaplain Rabbi Anna Posner via email

LBC Lehrhaus: Autumn 2021


Leo Baeck College presents an opportunity to study with our world-renowned faculty and specialist teachers on a range of subjects as part of the Lehrhaus, our adult Jewish learning programme following in the footsteps of the Frankfurt Lehrhaus established in 1920 by Franz Rosenzweig.

Click here for the programme and to sign up.

Save The Date: UK Jewish Film Festival

 
4 - 18 November 2021  
 
The 25th Anniversary edition of the UK Jewish Film Festival will be held from Thursday 4 - Thursday 18 November 2021 in cinemas and online. 

Booking available for priority members from 10am Friday 24th September.

General Booking opens Friday 1st October. 

To receive priority booking from Friday 24th September and discounts on all cinema tickets and the Online Festival Pass, become a UK Jewish Film Member now.

Norwich Liberal Jewish Community are Recruiting



Part Time Rabbi (0.25) 

Norwich Liberal Jewish Community are looking to appoint a part time rabbi to lead their small but growing community. This is an exciting time to join them as they continue to build on the work done by Rabbis Leah, Gerson and Anna over the past eight years. 

The new rabbi will be with Norwich one weekend per month. 

For a job description and further information about this rewarding opportunity please email chair.nljc@gmail.com. All communications will be treated as confidential. 

Closing date: 30 September 2021 

Zoom Support

 

For any questions regarding using Zoom, or for support, first of all check the official Zoom support, available in text or video, or if you're not able to find the answers, contact montagu@liberaljudaism.org and we'll do what we can to help you.
 
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