Adult Education

Mosaic offers a wide variety of Adult Education classes and programmes led by our Rabbis, including regular sessions on Saturday mornings at 9:30am prior to the Shabbat morning services of Mosaic Liberal and Mosaic Reform.

rabbisFor details of the current Adult Education Programme, please see the calendar or What’s On sections of this website.  The full programme is available for you to view here

For more information about the Adult Education currently on offer, contact Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith, Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton or Rabbi Paul Aberman.

Education events:

Photography, film, and the Holocaust

Tuesday October 17
Join us at 8pm when Prof. Michael Berkowitz (UCL) will speak on Photography, film, and the Holocaust: new perspectives from Second World War                                     Britain and America (Rabbi Dr Van der Zyl lecture under auspices of Leo Baeck College will be chaired                                               by Rabbi Dr Charles Middleburgh, Dean and Director of Jewish Studies, LBC)


Sedra of the Week

Saturday October 21
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Noach. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


The Role of Women in the Temple

Tuesday November 14
As part of our Adult Education programme, please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for a challenging discussion of The Role of Women in the Temple    


Sedra of the Week

Saturday November 25
Please join Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Veyetse. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Adult Learning – Chanukah

Tuesday December 05
Part four of our Voyage through the Chagim. Join us for a fascinating insight into Chanukah.


Jewish Noir: Shtarkers and Redemption

Thursday December 14
As part of our Adult Education programme, please join us at 8 pm when Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith will lead a challenging discussion of the subject of: “Jewish Noir: Shtarkers and Redemption”: Reflections on The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon    


Danish and Daven

Saturday December 16
Please join us at 9:30 am before the start of the Liberal and Reform services for Tea, Coffee, pastries and a lively discussion.


Presentation on Greek Trip

Tuesday January 16
As part of our Adult Education programme, please join us at 8 pm when Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith, together with fellow travellers, will present their experences and learnings from their recent trip to Greece.      


Sedra of the Week

Saturday January 20
Please join Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Bo. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Sedra of the Week

Saturday February 10
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Mishpatim. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Adult Learning – Pesach

Tuesday March 13
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for the first in a series of sessions on “A Culinary Voyage through the Festivals” – this time looking at Pesach Further sessions will cover: Shavuot – 8th May Succot – 25th September Chanukah – 27th November


Danish and Daven

Saturday March 24
Please join us at 9:30 am before the start of the Liberal and Reform services for Tea, Coffee, pastries and a lively discussion.


Sedra of the Week

Saturday April 21
Please join Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Achare Mot / Kedoshim. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Presentation on India Trip

Sunday April 29
As part of our Adult Education programme, please join us at 4 pm when Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith, together with fellow travellers, will present their experences and learnings from their recent trip to India.      


Adult Learning – Shavuot

Tuesday May 08
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for the first in a series of sessions on “A Culinary Voyage through the Festivals” – this time looking at Shavuot Further sessions will cover: Succot – 25th September Chanukah – 27th November


Sedra of the Week

Saturday May 12
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Bechukotai. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Danish and Daven

Saturday June 16
Please join us at 9:30 am before the start of the Liberal and Reform services for Tea, Coffee, pastries and a lively discussion.


Sedra of the Week

Saturday July 07
Please join Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith for a challenging discussion of this week’s sedra, Pinchas. The discussion starts at 9:30 am, before the Mosaic Liberal and Reform Shabbat services.  


Adult Learning – Succot

Tuesday September 25
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for the first in a series of sessions on “A Culinary Voyage through the Festivals” – this time looking at Succot Further sessions will cover: Chanukah – 27th November


Adult Learning – Chanukah

Tuesday November 27
Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for the first in a series of sessions on “A Culinary Voyage through the Festivals” – this time looking at Chanukah