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The London School of Jewish Studies is well known throughout the community as a dynamic centre of Jewish educational excellence at the heart of the UK Jewish community. For over 160 years, LSJS has been at the forefront of training Jewish educators. We provide outstanding teachers for Jewish schools through teacher training, degrees and continuing professional development.


University graduates who are interested in a career in teaching can choose from a number of different options provided by the LSJS Jewish Teacher Training Partnership (JTTP), which was ranked outstanding by OFSTED in November 2018. Training is available for aspiring teachers of Jewish studies and secular subjects, at both primary and secondary level.

The LSJS BA (Hons) in Jewish Education, validated by Middlesex University, is available as a part-time programme, both on-campus and online. Suitable for recent school leavers as well as mature students and career changers, the programme provides an excellent foundation for careers in education and related fields.

The MA in Jewish Education, validated by Middlesex University, can be studied part-time over two years, either on campus or online. The programme is suitable for rabbis, school teachers and leaders, informal educators and others involved in education, and enables them to develop the skills and knowledge to improve their schools and communities and progress their careers as educational leaders.

For more informatin about the different Degree and Teacher Training programmes and to see if you qualify, please contact Jane.clist@lsjs.ac.uk or phone 020 8203 6427.

The LSJS Adult Education programme includes a range of innovative, accessible and rigorous Jewish adult education programmes, with daytime and evening options.

Daytime courses this term include Modern Jewish Literature, a 'book club' with Dr Aviva Dautch, The Ten Lost Tribes with Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, and Ethical Challenges to the Torah with Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman. Evening courses include insights into the megillot of Songs of Songs and Ruth and a focus on the book, 'Kol Doi Dofek' by Rabbi Joseph B Soloveitchik about God, the Holocaust and the modern State of Israel.

Special lectures and events include Senior Rabbi of the S&P Community, Rabbi Joseph Dweck, a commemoration lecture on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; a conversation with inter-faith campaigner Dr Debbie Weismann; and the launch of three new Jewish philosophy books.

The LSJS Museum Tours are a hugely popular part of LSJS's calendar. This term there are tours taking place at the National Portrait Gallery, uncovering intriguing stories behind Jewish portraits, as well as a Pre-Tisha B'Av tour of the British Museum.


All lectures can be booked online at www.lsjs.ac.uk or by phone on 020 8203 6427 and attended as a complete series or on a lecture-by-lecture basis.





*Graduation Photo taken by Blake Ezra Photography.