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Lindsay Simmonds – Scholar In Residence

Who is Lindsay?

Lindsay SimmondsWe are absolutely delighted that Lindsay Simmonds will be our female Scholar in Residence for the new Jewish year 5777, 2016-17. Lindsay is an experienced and popular community adult educator. She is currently a Lecturer at the London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS) and a PhD student at the Gender Institute at the LSE, from which she already holds an M.Phil. Lindsay has also done graduate teaching at both LSE and King’s College, London. She spent five years years studying Jewish texts and thought at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Nishmat, the Centre of Advanced Learning for Women in Jerusalem, and is a graduate of the LSJS Bradfield Women’s Educators’ Programme. She has made several appearances on BBC Radio and is active in interfaith projects. Lindsay is married with five children and lives in Edgware. She will be joining us for several Shabbatot and other exciting events during the coming year and we look forward very much to learning from her! For more information about Lindsay, click HERE for her official bio on the LSE website.

What’s Going On?

Shabbat: 26TH Nov 2016

CHAYE SARAH: ‘THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING’

Shabbat: 10th Dec 2016

VaYETZA

Shabbat: 28th Jan 2017

VaERA: Rosh Hodesh/TuB’SHVAT

SUNDAY: 5th Feb 2017 POSTPONED – WATCH THIS SPACE FOR THE NEW DATE SOON!

PANEL: ‘WOMEN, POWER & AUTHORITY’

Shabbat: 11th Mar 2017

T’TZAVEH: PRE-PURIM, then stay for WOMEN’S MEGILLAH READING on MOTSEI SHABBAT

SUNDAY: 28th May 2017

MEGILLAT RUT for WOMEN

Shabbat: 8th Jul 2017

BALAK: CLOSING SHABBAT