Rabbi Eryn London

Core Semikha, Class of 2017

London

Rabbi Eryn London is a freelance Jewish educator and rabbi, living in London. She is the JOFA UK scholar in residence, a volunteer chaplain at North London Hospice, and is involved with a number of other projects within the UK and the global Jewish community.

After receiving semicha in 2017, Rabbi London worked and trained as a chaplain resident for two years at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, with a year’s specialization in palliative care. Following her two years of residency, she obtained chaplain board certification from Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains.

Rabbi London earned a BA from Goucher College, where she majored in theatre and had a double minor in psychology and Jewish studies. She subsequently earned her MA in applied drama: theatre in educational, community and social contexts at Goldsmiths, University of London. Following her MA studies, Rabbi London made Aliyah, where she worked within various community settings, as well as studies at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and spent three years studying at the Susi Bradfield Institute of Halachic Leadership. In Israel, she co-founded and co-facilitated ‘Gam Yachad’, a multi-denominational Beit Midrash for rabbinical students.

Rabbi London has taught Torah around the globe, having served as the scholar in residence at the ACT Jewish Community in Canberra Australia, as well as in various communities in Barranquilla and Medellin, Colombia. And being the rabbinic intern at the Mt. Freedom Jewish Center in New Jersey, as well as Adath Salom B’nei Israel in Chicago. Rabbi London additionally has lectured in communities and at events in Israel, Canada, Colombia, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
The Night of Potential
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Shavuot
2021/5781
Vicar of Dibley, Shmicar of Dibley
Multimedia
Panels and Discussions; About Maharat
January 3, 2021
Isolated But Not Forgotten
Dvar Torah
Vayikra
Tazria; Metzora
2020/5780
Parshat Va’etchanan
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Va'etchanan
2016/5776
Step Back and Look Around
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Ekev
2016/5776
Parshat Re’eh
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Re'eh
2016/5776
Parshat Shoftim
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Shoftim
2016/5776
Parshat Ki Teitzei
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Ki Tetze
2016/5776
Parshat Ki Tavo
Dvar Torah
Devarim
Ki Tavo
2016/5776
Please Open My Lips
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Rosh Hashana
2016/5777
Yizkor Address
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Yom Kippur
2016/5777
Shmini Atzeret
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Sukkot / Simkhat Torah
2016/5777
Chol Hamoed Sukkot
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Sukkot / Simkhat Torah
2016/5777
Bereishit
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Bereishit
2016/5777
Being Good
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Bereishit
2016/5777
Lot's Daughters Getting Him Drunk
Multimedia; Dvar Torah
Podcasts; Bereishit
Vayera
November 20, 2019
Crossing Over Into Song
Dvar Torah
Shemot
B'Shalach
2017/5777
Rabba Eryn London - Yeshivat Maharat Fifth Semikha Ceremony June 18, 2017
Multimedia
Graduations
Fifth Semikha Ceremony
June 18, 2017

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
The Changing Face of the Rabbinate
Tablet Magazine
June 8, 2021