The Limmud Impact Study 2018, which surveyed Limmud volunteers in 10 communities around the globe, shows that Limmud’s impact reverberates throughout the Jewish world. Volunteers reported that Limmud advanced their Jewish knowledge, inspired greater Jewish communal involvement, and catalyzed new Jewish initiatives. “Sparked by Limmud, our volunteers have taken on leadership and educational roles within their Jewish communities,” said Limmud … [Read more...] about Limmud Impact Study Underscores the Power of Volunteerism for Catalyzing Jewish Initiatives
The Limmud Experience
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
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