400 Jewish young adults from the Russian-speaking community attended Limmud FSU’s conference at Columbia University in New York yesterday. The program included numerous lectures, sessions, panels and performances. Among them: a panel with businessmen and philanthropists Leonard Blavatnik and Matthew Bronfman on the "Art of Giving;" a session by transgender activist and former Hasidic Rabbi Abby Stein on her life's journey; a special session by … [Read more...] about 400 attend Limmud FSU event at Columbia University
The Limmud Experience
Jerusalem, May 3, 2018: What’s the best way to build and strengthen the Jewish future? One hundred and fifty Limmud leaders from 50 communities in 25 countries, spanning Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, India, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and more - will converge on Israel May 3-6 to anticipate challenges and brainstorm innovations at Limmud … [Read more...] about 150 Limmud Activists Gather for Inaugural “Limmud Connect” Global Volunteer Forum
Mallorca, April 23, 2018: The first Limmud in Mallorca made a big splash, drawing 85 participants - in a community of 150-200 - and coverage in Ultima Hora, the leading daily in Palma, the capital of the island of Mallorca located in Spain, which has a Jewish history dating back centuries.
The day-long Limud Mallorca - as it is spelled in Spanish - offered 18 sessions in Spanish, Catalan and English, and included a track for children and … [Read more...] about First Limmud in Mallorca:
“Engine to Grow the Jewish Community”
Moscow’s Jewish community gathered this past weekend for the annual festival for Russian-speaking Jews. About 2,000 participants attended Limmud FSU’s 12th conference in Moscow, April 19-22, 2018. The program included more than 250 sessions on a broad range of topics, and also - for the first time - a complete program for children, with multiple activities each hour, for 2 different age groups. In total, the conference included more than … [Read more...] about Record Breaking Number of Activities at Limmud FSU Moscow
Warsaw, April 16: Young Russian-speaking volunteers from 9 locations worldwide - Australia, Belarus, Canada, the EU, Israel, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and the US - came together in Warsaw, Poland this past weekend for Limmud FSU's biannual Global Leadership Summit. In the framework of the Summit’s various activities, as part of Limmud FSU’s official delegation, the participants took an active part at the annual March of the Living event on … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Global Volunteers Come Together in Poland to Remember and Learn New Skills