Leo Baeck College

Leo Baeck College

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Leo Baeck College

Leo Baeck College is the oldest Progressive rabbinic college in Europe and the only one in the UK. Ninety percent of the rabbis who serve Reform, Liberal and Masorti congregations in the UK are graduates of the College.

Mission Statement:

• To train rabbis and teachers for Jewish congregations, communities and schools
• To promote the study of Judaism in a spirit of reverence for Jewish tradition combined with scholarly enquiry and academic freedom
• To instil the love of learning in the Jewish community by raising the level of Jewish knowledge
• To stimulate Progressive Jewish thought, expand its vision and deepen its values
• To advance mutual understanding and respect within the Jewish people and amongst the religions, cultures and peoples of the world

Founded 1956

  • Leo Baeck College development legacy fund

    To provide future endowments for the development of Leo Baeck College.
  • Leo Baeck College - Hebrew curriculum

    To create material for a national Hebrew curriculum for Progressive Jewish Day Schools and... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Weekly Bible Shiur or City Shi...

    Leo Baeck College holds a weekly Bible Shiur taught by College Faculty, or a termly text... More
  • Leo Baeck College - D'Var Torah

    A weekly D'Var Torah (Torah commentary) which is sent to those subscribing to the website... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Lectureship fund

    To increase the teaching staff.
  • Leo Baeck College - Scholarship fund for student r...

    To provide scholarships for training rabbis specifically from eastern Europe and the FSU.
  • Leo Baeck College - Library Sponsorship

    The College’s library and educational resource centre is the largest private collection ... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Interfaith projects

    Interfaith Fund to support the needs of interfaith dialogue, particularly The Jewish-Chris... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Student accommodation

    Leo Baeck College provides limited student housing and common rooms.
  • Leo Baeck College - Student support fund

    To provide funds for the support of rabbinic students. Support is needed for specific requ... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Become a Patron

    The Leo Baeck College needs your help. It is dependent on the wider Progressive Jewish com... More
  • Leo Baeck College - Sponsor a Student Rabbi

    The Leo Baeck College aims to provide scholarships for promising student rabbis who would ... More