Milim

WLS Education & the Lyons Learning Project are proud to present our new
Adult Modern Hebrew School – MiliM

Starting 8 January 2019, 7.00pm-9.30pm

Join one of our three small group classes with native-speaking, experienced and qualified teachers. The course runs for 10 weeks and offers Beginners, Intermediate 1 (basic) and Intermediate 2 (advanced) levels, as well as unique themed KishKushim breaks. All participants will receive a free termly ticket to a Kolnoa-Cinema screening.

Special introductory price: Non-Members £250 | Members £200 | Young Adult Members £175

For more information or to book, please contact Adi on 020 7535 0275 or email adi.ben-naim@wls.org.uk

Please note: we will need a minimum number of students to open each class. Should any class not go ahead, a full refund will be given for any advance payment. Registration closes on 14 December 2018.

Parashat Hashavua – Portion of the Week

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Latest Parashat Hashavua – Portion of the Week Events


Learn to Lein

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

For more information about this programme, please contact Rabbi David (david.mitchell@wls.org.uk or 020 7535 0279). The course is free for WLS members and Friends but there is a £50 charge per term for non-members.

Introducing Opportunities for Inter-Faith Dialogue

Scriptural Reasoning is a dynamic and evolving practice in which people of different religious commitments, usually Jews, Christians and Muslims, meet together to read and debate their sacred texts. Scriptural Reasoning allows for inter-faith conversations which are deep and focussed, lively and friendly. Participants can tackle difficult issues through the lens of the text; the goal is not agreement but rather growth in understanding one another’s traditions and deeper exploration of the texts and their possible interpretations.

The evening will consist of a panel presentation to introduce the texts, followed by discussion time in smaller groups and a coffee reception.

For more information about up coming events, please email Nic Schlagman

What is interfaith? Interfaith is a way to build bridges of understanding and knowledge between those of different cultural and religious backgrounds in order to break down prejudices and misunderstandings, working together to create an accepting and inclusive society.

Why get involved?
To meet new and interesting people.
To get to know one’s own faith on a deeper level through engagement with those of different faiths.
To challenge and explore our own preconceived notions of other traditions, particularly in areas of potential conflict.
To develop a local interfaith community.
To come together with other faiths to raise awareness of issues we care about, taking action to balance inequalities and discrimination.

Latest Introducing Opportunities for Inter-Faith Dialogue Events


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