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…]
As the new Managing Director of the Leo Baeck Education Center, I would like to share with you the following delightful item about Samia Diab, the Director of the Leo Baeck Community Center in Haifa, Israel, and the first Arab Muslim woman to head a Jewish Community Center in Israel. Samia was interviewed on December 28, 2017, on the “Trending” program of i24 NEWS, an international television channel that broadcasts news about Israel throughout the world. [Read more…]
On December 20, 2017, the Leo Baeck Community Center and the Haifa Municipality held an event for Jewish and Arab children from the western neighborhoods of Haifa at the Clore Center in the multicultural Ein Hayam neighborhood to celebrate the holiday season.