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		                            <span class="slider_description">A vibrant, expansive and inclusive community in London, welcoming Jewish and non-Jewish partners, families & individuals to our hybrid & online services & events.</span>

Celebrate Yom Ha-Atzma'ut online

Friday 16 April 6.30pm
Join us with the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa, Finchley Progressive Synagogue and Kingston Liberal Synagogue to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day. Shabbat service on Saturday morning at 11.00am.

The LJS Heritage Trail

The LJS is a wonderfully diverse and international community, with our own or family roots in countries across the world. Read the first of our members' stories on this new website page. This project forms part of our celebration of the diversity and inclusivity of the LJS.

Jewish Festivals in Dialogue with Christianity: Shavuot and Pentecost

11 May 8:10pm In our final session, Rabbi Dr Michael Hilton alongside Prof John Barton examines how Judaism and Christianity have influenced each other’s festivals. They will discuss Shavuot and Pentecost's parallels.


The LJS Newsletter

Includes the story of our new synagogue building as we mark its 30th anniversary. Read about Passover activities and Rabbi Igor Zinkov’s reflections on Pesach. Find profiles of Council Members, and information about organisations offering employment and financial support.

Thought for the Week

This week, Rabbi Igor ponders the core values of Judaism, and discusses what it is that makes anyone a good person.
The TV show ‘The Good Place’ is a fictional story where four individuals are trying to understand what it means to be good. In it, all people on earth are unknowingly scored according to their deeds, every single act arranged according to their moral score, for example: To hold a door for a person behind you: +8800 points, Hosted refugee family: +300 000 points, End slavery...

Shavuot Term Education

New terms begins Tues 20 Apr & Sat 24 Apr
The LJS offers an exciting programme of learning and engagement for adults, known as The Learning Circle. Classes and groups occur throughout the week and on Shabbat mornings before the service, all taught by expert teachers.
Sun, 18 April 2021 6 Iyar 5781