Sunday April 6th 2014
Rabbi Dr. Raphael Zarum
Dean of London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS)
Maccabi Centre, Manchester
Spice up your Seder with some original relationships between ancient Egypt and the Haggadah by Rabbi Dr. Raphael Zarum, Dean of London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS).
A knowledge of ancient Egypt enables a deeper understanding of the Pesach Haggadah and an appreciation of the revolutionary nature of Yetziat Miztrayim. This presentation will show the fascinating relationship between Egyptology and our Torah, as well as providing useful materials and exciting ideas for you to share at your Seder table this year.
About Rabbi Dr. Raphael Zarum
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum is Dean of London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS). He received semicha from Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and Dayan Saadia Amor after studying at the Kollel of the Judith Lady Montefiore College. He holds an MA in Education, a PhD in Theoretical Physics and is a graduate of Jerusalem’s prestigious Mandel Leadership School. Rabbi. Dr Zarum is a leading Jewish educator in the UK and teaches at conferences and seminars, synagogues and Jewish community centres across the globe. In 2008 he was ranked 26th in the Jewish Chronicle Power100 list of the most influential people in UK Jewry. London School of Jewish Studies is a world-class centre of Jewish scholarship, teaching and training that inspires our community with a lifelong love of Jewish learning and practice.