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		                                    Welcome to the LJS		                                </span>
		                                		                                
		                                		                            	                            	
		                            <span class="slider_description">A vibrant, inclusive, diverse and egalitarian community in London. <br>
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At our core is a belief in social justice and applying Jewish values to living ethical lives within the social, intellectual and environmental realities of the 21st Century. <br>
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We welcome Jewish and non-Jewish partners, families & individuals to our hybrid & online services & events. <br>
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<u><a href="https://www.ljs.org/the-ljs.html">Click here to read our Vision and Values</a></u></span>

Share Shabbat with us

Join our services with thought-provoking sermons and wonderful music followed by community Kiddushim, in person or on YouTube. Service times are: 6:45pm on Friday evenings, 11:00am on Saturday mornings.
If attending in person, view LJS Covid Rules here 
 
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Judaism and Islam: A Shared History series

Join the third in our series of six discussions exploring interfaith relations with LJS Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Dr Michael Hilton and our guest Muslim lecturer, Dr Harith Ramli, from Edge Hill University. For more information, click here
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Thought for the Week

This week, Rabbi Igor writes about the Texas synagogue attack, and reflects upon Jewish responses to hatred
Less than a week ago, four people were held hostage at an American Progressive synagogue, 'Beth Israel', in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. After ten hours, all the hostages were freed, unharmed. However, this news left many Jews with heavy thoughts and feelings. Synagogues are supposed to be safe places for us to gather and pray; is there anything we can do to ensure...

The LJS Newsletter January/February

Read the inspiring address by Sir Anish Kapoor, sculptor of our Shoah Memorial, and Jeremy Lewison’s insightful introduction; colourful family stories by Mary Davidson, née Sebag-Montefiore; ideas on the role of trees in Judaism by Rabbi Igor Zinkov; plus community news.

Kristallnacht Commemoration on YouTube

The LJS Kristallnacht Commemoration was a moving and momentous occasion. It also marked the 25th anniversary of the dedication service of the Shoah Memorial, sculpted by Sir Anish Kapoor. Read the addresses here, pages 10-13, in our latest LJS newsletter.
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The Learning Circle brochure for 2022

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.
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Wed, 26 January 2022 24 Sh'vat 5782