BEREISHIT WINTER PROGRAMME
TIMETABLE

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Tuesday, 29 December 2020
09:50
Keynote
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Antisemitism in a new political world

09:50
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10:25

Lord Mann has much experience advising the Government on Anti-Semitism. But how will the new political landscape impact one of the world's oldest prejudices?

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Lord Mann

Advisor to the Government on Anti-Semitism

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10:30
Breakout
Track: Jewish Horizons
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Nach with Pnina: Shaul & the Witch of Endor

10:30
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11:05

The one about the king of Israel raising a prophet from the dead by soliciting an illegal witch? A fascinating episode as explored by Pnina Savery

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Pnina Savery

Seasoned female educator, specialising in Nach

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Breakout
Track: Relationships
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Settling Arguments, Reducing Friction

10:30
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11:05

Arguments and friction have been a part of our relationships for too long. But do they need to be? And what tactics can I employ to reduce them? Join psychotherapist Aryeh Sampson as he addresses this key area

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Aryeh Sampson

Psychotherapist

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Breakout
Track: Text
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Geneivas Da’as: misrepresentation & false advertising

10:30
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11:05

Fake news? False advertising? People buying an item they thought looked different? Join Rabbi Levene as he takes you through the Jewish sources in this area

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Rabbi Marc Levene

Belmont United

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Breakout
Track: Jewish practice
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Kitchen Kashrut: All You Need to Know

10:30
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11:05

A review and refresh of the pertinent practical laws of running a kosher kitchen

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Rabbi Dov Birnbaum

Seed Shul

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11:10
Breakout
Track: Jewish Horizons
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Hebron: City of our Forefathers with Jroots

11:10
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11:40

Join the founder of Jroots and tour guide extraordinaire Tzvi Sperber as he guides a virtual tour around the city of Hebron

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Tzvi Sperber

Tour guide par excellence, founder of Jroots

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Breakout
Track: Relationships
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Good & Bad Timing

11:10
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11:40

Timing is everything - or nothing, depending on how bad you time things. Whether asking for a favour, submitting a work request, or family decisions. It's all about timing. Join the talented and down-to-earth Rabbi Lerer for a look at how we can utilise timing better in our lives

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Rabbi Barry Lerer

Senior Rabbi, Central Synagogue

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Breakout
Track: Text
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The Coca Cola Kashrut Controversy

11:10
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11:40

Why is Coca Cola kosher, and do you know about the time it nearly wasn't? Join Kashrus author and expert Rabbi Dov Birnbaum for a text-based look at an interesting era in soft-drink and kashrus history, via the laws of kosher

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Rabbi Dov Birnbaum

Seed Shul

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Breakout
Track: Jewish practice
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Posting negative reviews online?

11:10
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11:40

We have all been there: you receive shoddy service from a company and you want to tell the world about it. But is this permitted halachically or is this overstepping the boundaries of the laws of proper speech? Join Rabbi Bazak for a fascinating look into this area of Jewish law and sensitivity

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Rabbi Gary Bazak

Head of Seed schools programme

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11:45
Keynote Interview
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The Jewish Year in Review with Rabbi Daniel & Ilana Epstein

11:45
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12:15

Two of Bereishit's favourite speakers, with an enticing topic. Who would miss this one? Join Rabbi Daniel & Ilana Epstein as together they review the year that was 2020, from a Jewish standpoint. Highlighting events, themes and messages.

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R' Ilana Epstein

Founder of Ta'am, JFT educator, Rebetzin of Cockfosters & Southgate

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Rabbi Daniel Epstein

Cockfosters & Southgate United