At the end of October, Sir Erich Reich, Chair of the Kindertransport group in the Association of Jewish Refugees in the United Kingdom, visited the Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa and gave an enlightening living history lesson to a group of 50 high school students and teachers. [Read more…]
The Board of Directors of the Leo Baeck Education Center unanimously appointed Rabbi Ofek Meir as the fourth Managing Director of the Leo Baeck Education Center, starting January 1, 2018. Rabbi Meir has worked at Leo Baeck since 1989 in a very wide range of positions throughout his 22 years of service. [Read more…]
On Yom HaShoah, “Holocaust Remembrance Day” (27th Nisan / May 24), the Leo Baeck Education Center community commemorated the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. [Read more…]
In March thirteen Leo Baeck high school students traveled to London for an exciting and emotional study tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck, in whose honor our school is named, and to follow in the footsteps of the Kindertransport stories.
On September 15th, Leo Baeck hosted two distinguished speakers from the United States in an educational and informative program entitled “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the 2016 U.S. Elections.” [Read more…]