Seminar on Judaism

Bismillah. Received today from the Dialogue Society:

Dear Friend,

Please find below details of a seminar being held tomorrow at the Dialogue Society. I wondered whether it might be of interest to you, members of your organisation or other contacts. Please do circulate it to anybody who might like to hear about it.

Warmest regards
Frances Sleap
Intern
Dialogue Society

Seminar: Understanding Judaism
By Judith Fox, Islington SACRE
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 18:45
At the Dialogue Society
402 Holloway Road, N7 6PZ, London
Free and open to the public (registration required)
Refreshments will be served

Abstract

This course will look at Judaism from a variety of different viewpoints, promote questions and seek answers for some of the following:

• A review from Adam and Eve to the present day
• Jewish literature, teachings and commentary
• The principal tenets of Judaism
• The impact of the Enlightenment in Europe
• Jewish life in Great Britain today
• The immigrant experience
• Family and communal life
• Integration, assimilation or community cohesion?

Biography of Judith Fox

Judith Fox graduated in Economics and Sociology from the London School of Economics. She has worked as a social researcher, as an economist and analyst of the construction industry, and edited a specialist economics magazine. Her voluntary work has covered the welfare of learning disabled people, a hospital for geriatric and psychiatric care, and she currently chairs Islington’s standing Advisory Council for Religious Education, which advises the local authority on RE, and is an active member of Islington Faiths Forum. She has also been a member of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

She also is an executive and personal coach, specialising in helping professional people to achieve their highest potential.

FORTHCOMING

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Venue Information
Address: Dialogue Society, 402 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PZ

Phone: +44 20 7619 0361
Nearest Tube Station: Holloway Road (Piccadilly Line)
Buses: 43, 153, 271, 393

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