The Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

13 September 2023 – 27 Elul 5783

Rabbi Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture

Join Leo Baeck College, Finchley Reform Synagogue and Beit Klal Yisrael for a special evening to honour the memory of the beloved Rabbi Lionel Blue and set out to answer the question… ‘What is the Legacy of Queer Rabbis?’

This will be a roundtable discussion chaired by Leo Baeck College Principal Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris and introduced by co-founding trustee of KeshetUK, Alma Reisel.

The panel will feature Rabbi Elli Tikvah-Sarah, Rabbi Dr Judith Rosen-Berry, Rabbi Indigo Raphael, Rabbi Anna Wolfson, Rabbi Daniel Lichman and Rabbi Judith Levitt. These distinguished voices will explore the intersection of faith, identity and tradition within the context of LGBTQIA+ perspectives. A selected number of questions will be put to the panel on the night.

This in-person event will take place on Wednesday 8 November at 7.30pm at Finchley Reform Synagogue, 101 Fallow Court Ave, London N12 0BE. To book please click here.

The College kindly asks for a £5 suggested donation to cover running costs. Cash and card donations can be made on the door on the night. Common-sense Covid precautions will be in place.

To submit a question for the panel, or if you wish to know anything more about this event, please email

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