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Seudah Shlishit

Saturday 24th of June 2017 at 8.30pm

Thomas Harding, widely acclaimed author of The House by the Lake and Hanns and Rudolf, in conversation with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg about his writing, at the home of Nicky Solomon and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.

Shabbat 1st July at 7.30pm
Reading Rabbi Jacobs Today

In association with The Friends of Louis Jacobs
Leading personalities from within the community and beyond discuss a chapter from one of Rabbi Jacobs' works that speak to them most profoundly. Covering theology, Halacha, Kabbalah, Prayer as well as communal matters and much more...this is set to be an enthralling journey of a Seudah.  The latest volume of Quest, Rabbi Jacobs’ 1960s Jewish literary arts journal that has been revived by Chloe and Max Julius, will be on display. Speakers include: Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, Rabbi Roni Tabick, Zahavit Shalev, Jane Liddell-King, Isaac Hogarth, Danny Newman and Ronnie Cohen.  RSVP to the Synagogue Office.

Shabbat 15th July at 8.30pm
In association with The Friends of Louis Jacobs
Prof. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS, will be speaking at the home of Shoshanah Hoffman.
Humans Plan, God Agrees: The Mitzvot- Man-Made and God-Given
Prof. Benjamin Sommer of JTS examines key texts from leading 20th century scholars to tackle the tensions and harmony between viewing the mitzvot as written by humans or understanding them as Godgiven.

Shabbat 22nd July at 8.00pm
The Three Weeks and Tisha B’Av with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, at his home.

Shabbat 29th July at 8.00pm
Topic/speaker tbc. At the home of Ruth Freedman.