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Date(s) - 28/10/2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain and Rabbi Laura Janner-KlausnerSinai Synagogue Leeds and Bradford Reform Synagogue are proud to present:

Nine reasons for being Reform and one reason for not

Come and listen to two leading exponents of Reform Judaism explain why Reform communities across the UK are expanding.

They will be discussing and debating a number of topics, including:

• Jewish belief and identity – a Reform perspective;
• Reform Judaism’s attitudes to women;
• The challenges of Jewish status; and
• How best to combine Jewish tradition with the modern world.

The Speakers:

Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain MBE – minister of Maidenhead Synagogue. Author of several books on the history of British Jewry and Reform Judaism. He appears on radio and television, and is a columnist for The Jewish Chronicle and The Times.

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner – Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism. Over 30 years’ experience as a Jewish educator in Israel and the UK. A regular broadcaster on television and radio, including Thought For The Day and The Big Questions.

Event Details:

This event welcomes both members of Leeds and Bradford synagogues and non-members.
There is no entry charge. All we ask is for members to bring a non-member with them (whether a member of another synagogue or unaffiliated).

When: Sunday, 28th October 2018. 8pm-9.30pm
Where: Sinai Synagogue, Leeds

Refreshments are included.

To book your place, please email

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