The Tree of Life Project

Rabbi & Rebbetzin Liss

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Reflections by Shuli Liss





Highgate Youth - Tribe & Young US (TCM)


Building Project


On this page you can listen to, or download, recordings of events at the shul.

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Please note these recordings are the property of Highgate Synagogue.  We have uploaded them to this site as an archival resource for our community and others.  Please therefore do not use them for any other purpose.

Dame Esther Rantzen DBE, 4th February 2020

Dame Esther talks about her amazing life and career

Click Here to Listen To: Dame Esther Rantzen DBE in Conversation with Adam Leigh (1 hr 37 mins)

For more information about Dame Esther and this event please click here

Manfred Goldberg BEM, 28th January 2020

Manfred shares his amazing story of survival

Click Here to Listen To: A Childhood In The Holocaust (1 hr 29 mins)

For more information about Manfred and this event please click here

Historical Financial Dilemmas Series

Given by Rabbi Aubrey Hersh

Part I - Hands off my Van Gogh: Holocaust Restitution and Stolen Art (60 mins) 17 May 2016  

Part II - Who's been sitting in my seat? (63 mins) 31 May 2016  



Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz Lecture, 19th January 2014

Jewish Medical Ethics - Autonomy (1 hr 12 mins)


Ben Helfgott Interview, 29th July 2012

Ben Helfgott Interview (1 hr 20 mins) 

Ben was interviewed by Rabbi Aubrey Hersh on Tisha B'Av – the saddest day in the Jewish Calendar. This year Tisha B’Av took place during the Olympics and Ben spoke about both his experiences during the holocaust and also competing for Great Britain in the Olympics.

This year is also the 40th anniversary of the Munich massacre during the 1972 Olympics at which Ben was present and spent the evening with a number of the Israeli Olympic Team the night before they were murdered.


Book Signings - Series 1

Sir Martin Gilbert - In Ishmael's House: The History of Jews in Muslim Lands

In Ishmael's House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands (1 hr 16 mins)  17th October 2010



Great Personalities in Jewish History - Series 1

Given by Rabbi Aubrey Hersh

Maimonides: Sage, Statesman and Heretic? (1 hr 16 mins)  2nd February 2010

Schisms in Eastern European Jewry (1 hr 25 mins)  23rd February 2010

Who was responsible for the State of Israel? The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (1905-1947) (1 hr 8 mins)  16th March 2010



Jack Kagan Interview, 1st December 2009

Jack Kagan Interview (1 hr 6 mins)



Sir Martin Gilbert on Kristallnacht and the Unfolding Holocaust, 9th November 2009

Rabbi Liss' Introduction (2 mins)

Rabbi Aubrey Hersh (JLE) (6 mins)

Sir Martin's Talk (51 mins)

Nigel Lithman's (Chairman) Closing Words (2 mins)



David Horatio Marks Learning Room Dedication, 8th November 2009

Michael Marks (2 mins)

Rabbi Yitzchok Sufrin (8 mins)

Nigel Lithman (Chairman) (3 mins)



Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz Lecture, 27th January 2009

Life and Death Decisions in Medicine (1 hr 4 mins)