Connect – Terrorism

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CONNECT, a new initiative created by the Central, New West End and Western Marble Arch Synagogues as a way of bringing Jews and Jewish learning back into the West End.

In conjunction with the Chief Rabbi’s Centre for Rabbinic Excellence.

The theme for the next session is TERRORISM 2015.

The Keynote speakers for the evening will be Peter Neumann – Director of ICSR and Professor of Security Studies at King College London, Mark Gardner – Director of Communications at the CST, and a former captive of a Middle East terrorist group.

The panel will be moderated with Henry Grunwald OBE QC.

The event will include lectures given by Rabbi Malcom Herman from SEED on ‘Heroism and terrorism: Exploring halachic parameters of live saving and risk taking’, Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman from New West End Synagogue on ‘Ethics of the Battlefield – War in Jewish Law’ and Dr Sagit Yehoshua from Kings College London on ‘Terrorist Leaders in Israeli Prisons – Profiles and Attitudes’.

This will be followed by a light buffet dinner courtesy of Hermolis, giving participants a chance to eat and meet.

Venue : BDO LLP offices in Baker Street. Date : June 24th, 7.30 to 9.45pm.

Tickets from £20 including entrance and food (student concessions).

The CONNECT series is run in conjunction with the Chief Rabbi’s Centre for Rabbinic Excellence.

For more information and to book tickets, please visit: www.connectterrorism.eventbrite.co.uk or call 020 7580 1355.

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