Forthcoming Events

ELELS Adult Education

No Session This Week (20th March – Erev Purim)

The weekly sessions will resume next Wednesday (27th March) 7:30 pm: Leading up to Pesach, Rabbi Richard Jacobi will lead weekly session exploring Why is this night different from other nights? All welcome to attend & take part.


Thursday 21st March: East London Three Faiths Forum – Transgender Issues 

A panel from the three faiths will be discussing Transgender Issues. The panel will consist of:

  • Revd. Canon Hugh Dibbens Evangelism Adviser to the Bishop of Barking
  • Khola Hasan Scholar at the Islamic Sharia Council, Leyton
  • Rabbi Sandra Kviat Rabbi to the Crouch End Chavurah & the Progressive Synagogue, Copenhagen.

The meeting starts at 8:00 pm and is being held at St. Paul’s Church, Goodmayes IG3 8XF (please note change of address from that previously advertised). The meeting will be followed, as usual, by light refreshments – all are welcome and there is no charge to attend.



Alysa’s Antarctic Voyage – Friday 12th April

After the Erev Shabbat service, there will be an Oneg where Alysa Hulbert will talk her two-month voyage in Antarctic ocean. Full details can be found in this flyer.




ELELS Communal Seder – Saturday 20th April 5:45 pm (for 6:00 pm start) at Clore Tikva School

Either fully catered (fried fish or vegetarian Adults £25/Children £15) or self-catered (fish, dairy or vegetarian and Pesach appropriate food only Adults £10/Children Free).

Please book by 6th April via the office.


Birthright Tour of Israel

Birthright Israel UK in once again offering a progressive flavoured tour of Israel with the Liberal & Reform movements. Full details on this flyer.




RJCC Events

Regular events at RJCC (Sinclair House) include Cafe Ivrit for conversational Hebrew and Israeli dancing – both on Tuesday evenings.

More information on the RJCC Website

Lehrhaus @ Leo Baeck College – Home of Jewish Adult Learning: Spring Term Courses at Leo Baeck College or South London Liberal Synagogue

  • The Rise of King David 
  • Foolish Men & Feisty Women – the early prophets 
  • Tanakh to Midrash – the Bible in late-antiquity 
  • Buber’s Ethics – listening & learning 

Full details of all the courses can be found on the Leo Baeck College website.

Lehrhaus @ Leo Baeck College – Home of Jewish Adult Learning: Online Spring Term Courses

  • Radically re-thinking the Exodus story
  • Reflections on women in Jewish philosophy, history & art
  • Introduction to Jewish Ethics: Torah of Money
  • Modern Hebrew (Beginners)
  • Modern Hebrew (Intermediate)

Full details of all the courses can be found on the Leo Baeck College website.