NWSS has a long tradition of active learning. We believe that ‘study’ is one of the core values of Judaism, and that it is important that every generation have the opportunity to learn with each other.
In 2018, Adult Education was transformed into Lifelong Learning focusing on intergenerational study. Each generation can act as a role model for the others.
We view our programme as an ‘appetite for learning’ and our core principles are:
Our lifelong learning events are rich and diverse in nature, although always with an element of Jewish learning. Here is a selection of recent events:
We held a series of four study and discussion sessions before the High Holy Days:
We have begun a new discussion series ‘Big Conversation’. The first discussion was on ‘Emet – Truth: How do we know when something is true?”
Every year a distinguished guest speaker is invited to lecture on a topic of Jewish interest at our annual Foundation Lecture.