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Leeds JLI Course Completes Second Successful Year

Friday, 17 July, 2009 - 6:53 am

jli2.jpgThe completion of another successful year of studies at the Jewish Learning Institute of Leeds was marked last week at the Second Annual JLI Dinner. 

JLI Leeds chairman John Goodwin chaired the dinner and Sarah Doerfler brought spoke on behalf of JLI students with an incisive look back at the Soul Maps course.

Guest speaker Rabbi Yehoshua Landes, a teacher at Manchester's King David High School, continued the theme of the Biblical Reflections course and took a look at the trials of our forefathers. 

Leed’s JLI programme has experience rapid growth since its inception two years ago.

"It has grown exponentially with over 150 regular participants in JLI events in the past year ," said Rabbi Eli Pink, director of education at Lubavitch Centre of Leeds.

jli1.jpg"We have a diverse range of programmes such as JLI 4 Teens, a Lunch and Learn in the City Centre, Unity Lectures featuring web-casts from some of the top speakers in the Jewish world and a host of smaller study groups."

Studies covered Soul Maps on the Book of Tanya, You be the Judge on Jewish Civic Law and Biblical Reflections which was a look back at the early stories of Genesis.


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