BLT – Bushey Learns Together
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Thursday 14th November 2019

On November 6th, Bushey United Synagogue launched its annual learning series with inspirational keynote speaker Ari Schonbrun who captivated the audience with his story of how he survived the 9/11 attacks.

Attended by 150 people, there were four diverse tracks for participants to attend as well. The tracks were: how to keep a kosher kitchen, watching Srugim, Talmudic topics and an ethics discussion with Ari Schonbrun.

The speaker proved to be a big draw with the large audience, with people coming from other areas to hear him. One attendee said: "Ari was inspirational - you couldn't hear a pin drop as he told his unique story of what happened to him that day".

Chairman Jonathan Kalms added: "We couldn't have hoped for a better start to our 5 week Bushey Learns Together programme. Over 150 people came together to listen to a fantastic speaker followed by a mix of breakout sessions -there really was something for everyone".

Photo features (l to r): Rabbi Kett, Rabbi Feldman, Ari Schonbrun, Jonathan Kalms, Nicky Goldman