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15 JULY 2021 - 6 AV
PARASHAT DEVARIM
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Education Hub


21 July


Join Liberal Judaism for the last session of the very popular Education Hub Israel Series -  Finding the Liberal Jewish Voice: Expanding the Conversation on Israel.


21 July: Arzenu with Rabbi Lea Mühlstein, International Chair of Arzenu

Click here for more information and to sign up.

LJ IN THE MEDIA


Join the ONE Shabbat for small communities - 3-4 Sep

It is our Jewish duty to oppose this Refugee Bill 

Liberal Judaism Lectionary 5782/83 
 

 
Read the July/August 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.


In this week's Jewish News, Rabbi Charley Baginsky writes on why it is our Jewish duty to oppose the Government's new refugee bill 


Click here to read the latest Jewish News issue.

Sign up for The Jewish News daily email here.
Click here to download digital copies of the Liberal Judaism siddur and other publications. All free.

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LJY-Netzer Summer

 
This Summer LJY-Netzer returns in-person with two events for ages 8 - 17. 

Machaneh Hineini will bring everyone together for two incredible Weeks! Hineini has been tailor-made for Year 11 and Year 12, offering more free time which enables them to explore their independence and engage with peer leadership! Machaneh Hineini takes place 25th July - 8th August. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Machaneh Kadimah is LJY-Netzer's biggest event of the year. we bring together hundreds of young Liberal Jews from all over the country. Aged between 8 and 15 years old they have the Liberal Jewish experience of their lives! Two weeks of magical, creative, fun and engaging activities - Machaneh Kadimah is the place to be this summer. This year's event will take place 16th-29th August 2021. Click here to learn more and sign up.

In Our Communities


Friday 16 July - 6:30pm - The Ark Synagogue - Remembering Srebrenica Service - YouTube

Saturday 17 July - 6pm - Mosaic - What is Tisha b'Av Today? Join Rabbis Rachel Benjamin and Kathleen Middleton in conjunction with Rabbi Dr. Eli Levin with his congregation Darchei Noam, Ramat Hasharon, Israel for Havdalah followed by a presentation and discussion. Joining info available here

Sunday 18 July - 5:30 pm - Mosaic - Judaica Treasures at Sotheby's. For more information click here
 
Tuesday 20 July - 7:30 pm - ELELS - Tour of the Tate: Jewish Artists Click here to for more information and to register for this event.

NLPS Trust Funding Available

Are you planning a new project or development in your community and looking for funding towards it? If so, you may want to consider an application to the Trust. Applications are welcome from all LJ communities.

Closing date for the next round of applications is 22 August 2021.

Examples of recent awards include educational resources and training, repair of sifrei torah, furniture, chumashim, upgrade to a synagogue building, and IT streaming facilities. 

Guidance on how to apply, including the application form, can be found at www.nlpstrust.org.uk

Queries should be addressed to admin@nlpstrust.org.uk

 

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.

European Book Launch of  "We Share the Same Sky" by Rachael Cerrotti


Wednesday 21 July at 7pm

Join The Wiener Holocaust Library and The Ark Synagogue to hear Rachael in conversation with Stephen D. Smith about the book and the genesis and development of the project. We Share The Same Sky documents Cerrotti’s decade-long journey to weave together the thin threads of her family history, and, in particular, the story of her grandmother’s experiences during the Holocaust. The project is an intergenerational diary of love, loss and the will to move forward in the face of uncertainty.

For more information or to book your place, please click here.

SAVE THE DATE: 3-4 September


The Small Communties ONE Shabbat

Sharing one Shabbat all together, wherever you are - on your own, with family or with your community.

To register with the Jewish Small Communities Network for more information, please click here https://jscn.org.uk/oneshabbat/

Lyons Learning Project Sessions



Black Jewish Lives: The Bush Report

13 June - 25 July

In the past year, Jews have grappled with ideas around race, diversity and inclusion like never before. In a landmark series, the Lyons Learning Project and Jewish Renaissance will be acknowledging and celebrating the experiences of black Jews, undermining the perhaps Eurocentric assumptions about Jewish life. First we look at the Bush Report with Marie van der Zyl, president of the Board of Deputies, and hear from black Jews in the UK, who will share some of their experiences, then we widen the frame for rare insights into Jewish life in Africa. In this opening session, we are delighted to be joined by Marie Van der Zyl, President of the Board of Deputies, who will share some insights into both the motivations and findings of the Bush Report. Click here to sign up.

Southgate Progressive Synagogue are Recruiting



New Position: Part-time Community Development Manager 

Southgate Progressive Synagogue are looking to appoint a part-time (15 hours/pw) Community Development Manager to develop our community in a multitude of areas with a special focus on families. The job will be based at the SPS site in Chase Road, Southgate but there will be some opportunity for home working. 
For more information and a job description, please email Mark Shaw at markshaw@sps.uk.com 

Kehillah North London are Recruiting



Part Time Cheder Teacher 

Kehillah North London are recruiting a part time cheder teacher to work 2 hours on a Saturday, twice a month during term time. Minimum 18 sessions per year and additional sessions may be negotiated in the future. Each session has a paid 1 hour prep time. 

The job description is available here

To apply please email a short cover letter and CV to imogen@kehillah.org.uk by 31 July 

Westminster Synagogue are Recruiting



Office & Education Administrator (Maternity Leave Cover) 

The Office and Education Administrator is a key role in the synagogue, helping to ensure that all the programmes, events and back-end functionality runs smoothly for the benefit of the community members, lay leaders and staff. 

This position is full time, temporary role. Ideal start date is Monday 13 September. 

Please apply via email to gary@westminstersynagogue.org. Closing date is Monday 26 July 

Head of Or Shabbat 

A unique opportunity to play a leading role in developing and managing Westminster Synagogue's Or Shabbat, religion school, programme. 

This position is part time, 12 hours a week. 

Please apply via email to yael@westminstersynagogue.org. Closing date is Monday 19 July 

For more information on both roles, please click here

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