Assisted Dying in Jewish Texts

Sunday 4 February, 10:30AM

Rabbi Jonathan introduces the few relevant texts and shows it is by no means as clear cut a matter as you may have thought. Kiddush Hashem (‘sanctification of God’s name’ – dying to preserve God’s values) is not only lauded but mandated in certain situations, and the death penalty is liberally mandated.
Discussion will run until 12pm, with coffee break.

Pride Shabbat

Saturday 3 February, 10AM
Come and celebrate the day of rest, at Leo Baeck Centre, including uplifting songs and music.This special service honouring the GLBT community in and around LBC will celebrate marriage equality and focus on issues of inclusion, equality and human rights.