Dear friends in the UK and those who may be visiting the UK during the Tishrei Jewish New Year holidays, you are invited to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Leo Baeck Education Center with us at a festive concert in London on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, hosted by Alyth Synagogue, and featuring the multi-faith Peace Drums Youth Band. For more details and to purchase tickets see the page below and link: bit.ly/LBECPeaceDrums2018. [Read more…]
Day 1 of the Leo Baeck Community Center’s week-long Arab-Jewish Summer Camp, now in its 28th year, began on Sunday, August 12th with full enrollment of 45 Jewish and 45 Arab campers aged 6-11. [Read more…]
Below is the text of a speech made by Rabbi Ofek Meir, Managing Director of the Reform Movement’s Leo Baeck Education and Community Center in Haifa, at the protest rally against the Nation-State Law on Saturday evening, August 4, 2018, in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. [Read more…]
On June 3, 2018, the Leo Baeck Education Center hosted a delegation of six educators from Taiwan as part of their study tour in Israel to learn about programs and trends in promotion of excellence and creativity in teaching. [Read more…]
The Jewish Rainbow Program (JRP) of the Ohel Avraham Congregation at the Leo Baeck Education Centre in Haifa provides a pathway for members of the LGBTQ community to strengthen their Jewish identity, develop leadership skills, and become active participants in Jewish communal life. It connects members of the community with Progressive Judaism and eliminates the destructive conflict between their gender and Jewish identities.