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Leo Baeck College ordination address from Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner

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Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 08 July 2014

This address was given at the ordination ceremony of Leo Baeck College, held at Edgware and District Reform Synagogue on Sunday 6 July 2014.

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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner speaks at Embassy of Israel vigil

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Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 03 July 2014

Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil outside the Embassy of Israel on Wednesday to mourn the deaths of Naftali Frenkel, Eyal Yifrach and Gilad Sha'ar and to express solidarity with their families. Jewish community leaders including Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner signed a condolence book. Speakers alongside Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner included the Orthodox Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub.

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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner's D'var Torah, Chagigah 2014

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Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Every day, every single day – week days, Shabbatot, chagim even Yom Kippur, hundreds of thousands of Jews in every corner of the world do the identical thing, including me. They study the same page, daf, of Talmud. It takes seven and a half years to cover the whole Talmud!  I’m loving it. Today’s page, daf is from Tractate Ta’anit, it serendipitously, teaches how to organise a colossal Chagigah-type event – otherwise known as: daily life in the Jerusalem Temple. This sometimes involved up to half a million pilgrims, a psychedelic smorgasbord of sacrifices and dedication to detail that would impress any perfectionist.

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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner's Thought for the Day 22 April 2014

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Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 22 April 2014

This 'Thought for the Day' was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 22 April 2014. You can listen to the piece here.

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