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Montefiore Lecture 2010 given by Baroness Neuberger DBE

Published: 12 April 2010

'Dying Well and Grieving Well' on Thursday 13 May 2010

Baroness Neuberger DBE was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge and Leo Baeck College, London. She became a rabbi in 1977, and served the South London Liberal Synagogue for twelve years.

She has held many distinguished posts including recently chairing the independent Commission on the Future of Volunteering, being President of Liberal Judaism, holding the new chair of the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board and also chairing the One Housing Group. She has recently been appointed by the Lord Chancellor as Chair of an Advisory Panel on Judicial Diversity.

She is author of several books; on Judaism, women, healthcare ethics and on caring for dying people. Her latest book, Not Dead Yet - a Manifesto for old age , was published by Harper Collins in May 2008.

Baroness Neuberger was created a Life Peer in June 2004 (Liberal Democrat) and was Bloomberg Professor of Divinity at Harvard University for the Spring Semester 2006.

In her spare time she likes swimming, gardening, family life, opera and Irish life.

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